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Benefits/Payroll Administrator 

About the Organization AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage. For more information about AmTrust, visit www.amtrustgroup.com, or call AmTrust toll-free at 866.203.3037.  
Position Payroll and Benefits Admin  
Location OH, Cleveland  
Description

PAYROLL AND BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR

Job Summary:

Prepares and maintains bi-payroll payroll for domestic group of employees and administers company health and welfare benefit programs. Performs research and analysis and provides consulting services related to human resources programs and activities.

ESSENTIAL PAYROLL FUNCTIONS:

  • Runs pay calculations for two pay groups in the Workday HRIS system.
  • Maintains calendar indicating scheduled pay dates, merit increase dates, and dates when employees are to be added to benefit programs that require payroll deductions.
  • Prepares and review payroll report to ensure payroll accuracy.
  • Checks with supervisors if there are any discrepancies in terms of missed punches, excessive overtime authorization, shift differentials, absences, etc.
  • Audits payroll register to ensure accuracy before final review by Sr. Management.
  • Interprets company policies and government regulations affecting payroll procedures.
  • Makes any required changes to employee information such as pay rates, salaries, withholding or regular deductions, and posts to the payroll system.
  • Updates and maintain child support deductions and other wage garnishments
  • Process “on-demand” and manual checks as required for payroll errors, terminations, etc.
  • Prepares payroll related reports as necessary.
  • Responds to state and local tax agencies regarding filing notices.
  • Coordinates with payroll provider to ensure that all payroll tax deposits are processed in a timely fashion.
  • Forwards all state and local correspondences to payroll provider for proper handling.

ESSENTIAL BENEFIT FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversees the administration of multi-tiered employee benefits programs, including plans such as retirement, health, life, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, FSA, 401(k) deferred compensation plans, and employee assistance.
  • Schedules and conducts new employee orientations; informs new employees of benefit programs, policies, and related enrollment deadlines.
  • COBRA administration via third party vendor.
  • Works with employees to promote health and wellness in the workplace; develops programs, distributes education and resources materials, and provides training opportunities to achieve and maintain a healthy workforce
  • Recommends changes in benefit programs.
  • Responds to employee and retiree questions and complaints, interfaces with third-party administrators to resolve claims appeals, and provides guidance in policy interpretation and plan documents.
  • Monitors leave of absence programs to ensure legal compliance, reviews and analyzes FMLA/state leave law applications, and makes recommendations.
  • Interprets human resources policies and procedures with regard to benefits and paid- and unpaid-time-off options for employees; educates employees and managers on policy and legal compliance regarding leaves of absence.
  • Coordinates open enrollment for benefits, prepares open enrollment benefit materials and literature.
  • Provides guidance to employees, supervisors, and managers in evaluating reasonable accommodation and protected leave requests.
  • Assists in the development of policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Counsels employees on human resources programs, policies and processes; explains program provisions, procedures, and eligibility requirements; and assists employees with forms and human resources documents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Human Resources or 4 years of human resources experience in developing, and implementing human resources benefits programs and processing payroll.
  • Knowledge of:  Principles, practices, and techniques of human resources, benefit analysis, and administration, including the interpretation of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Proficient in HRIS, Excel, Word, Power Point.
  • Plan, organize, and carry out assignments from management staff with minimal direction.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive personal information of applicants, employees, former employees, and other matters affecting employee relations.
  • Maintain accurate files and records.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
 
Position Requirements  
Open Date 4/25/2013  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number HUM-13-00005  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 1  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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