Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Bethesda, MD
$75k - 85k/yr.
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time
Our client in the education industry is seeking an Payroll and Benefits Specialist to assist their payroll department. The Payroll and Benefits Specialist oversees all aspects of payroll across the employee life cycle in collaboration with vendors ensuring each payroll is processed accurately and timely. If this sounds like you, we are looking for someone with experience in benefits programs, payroll, compliance, reporting, and system administration.

Candidate must be able to:
  • Oversees the payroll function and process with external vendor ensuring payroll is processed on time
  • Reviews and approves payroll package from third-party vendor
  • Periodically reviews and updates established process standards, payroll documents and guides
  • Oversees Time & Attendance system including updates, compliance, employee setup, semi- monthly
  • Process enrollments, terminations, and changes for group benefits including Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D, LTD,STD, and FSA
  • Reviews reconciled benefit invoices and submits to accounting for payment processing
  • Delivers HR Orientation for all new hire
  • Coordinates employee service program for employee milestone anniversaries
  • Consults with employees and prepares FMLA and disability paperwork, guiding them through the process

  • 2-5 years of payroll experience, including managing external vendors
  • Proficiency in MS Office, HRIS/payroll software programs, and online billing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills, detail-orientation
  • The ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • PHR certification preferred
  • Experience with ADP systems preferred

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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