Benefits and Payroll Specialist

Website Associated Grocers of New England

Are you adept in finance or human resource management? Are you seeking to become part of an exceptional team? Apply today for the position of Payroll & Benefits Specialist. This role involves overseeing company payroll, benefits, and HRIS processing, ensuring compliance with internal audit and control procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist the Payroll Administrator in processing payroll, including generating reports and issuing manual checks.
Stay updated on HRIS software upgrades and communicate with the HR team to streamline processes.
Ensure accuracy in updating payroll and benefit records during each payroll cycle.
Address employee inquiries regarding policies, benefits, and payroll.
Maintain documentation, tracking systems, and employee files with accuracy and confidentiality.
Support special events such as benefits enrollment and HRIS training.
Serve as a liaison between the company and external benefits providers and vendors.
Verify and input data into the payroll system and conduct audits of payroll and benefits reports.
Provide backup support to the Receptionist as needed.

Bachelor’s degree preferred, plus 2-4 years of HR and Payroll experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of and experience with HRIS software including the development of reports, preferably UKG.
Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with all employees.
Must be a team player willing to assist in all HR areas or tasks.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Proficient in MS Office and Excel.
Math aptitude for calculating accurate compensation.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient office workflow and administrative processes.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Attention to detail a must.
NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS: SHRM or HRCI certified, Payroll certified.


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