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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 - $30.00 per hour

Date: June 2, 2022



Ensures pay is processed on time, accurately and in compliance with government regulations. Assists employees with benefits enrollment and ensures compliances with required benefit notices. Answers questions from staff regarding payroll and benefit issues.  

Essential functions

Payroll Functions

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of biweekly payroll including updates for new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Trains end users on how to use the payroll system with a focus on the supervisory staff. · Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system including employee hourly rates, salaries, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information as required.

Benefits Functions

  • Administers various employee benefits programs, such as group health, flexible spending accounts, dental and vision, accident and disability, life insurance, 401(k), and wellness benefits.
  • Conducts benefits orientations and explain benefits enrollment.
  • Maintains employee benefits filing systems and ensure benefits changes are entered appropriately in payroll system for payroll deduction.
  • Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives.
  • Administers COBRA.
  • Reviews and responds to unemployment claims with appropriate documentation. Reviews monthly unemployment statements.
  • Coordinates workers' compensation claims with third-party administrator. Follows up on claims.
  • Ensures distribution of required employee notices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn other business applications quickly.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • None

Work environment

  • Office environment

Physical demands

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

Travel required

  • May occasionally need to travel to another Packard Health location.

Required education and experience

  • At least 2 years experience in payroll and benefits
  • Knowledge of employee benefits and applicable law
  • Experience with payroll and HR systems (Paychex experience preferred)

Preferred education and experience

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional designations

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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