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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, or call AmTrust toll-free at 866.203.3037.  
Position Payroll and Benefits Admin  
Location OH, Cleveland  


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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  

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