Domestic and International Payroll and Benefits Specialist

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Domestic and International Payroll and Benefits Specialist

  • Process domestic (multi-state) and international (multi-country) confidential payroll for 150+ employees
  • Process confidential payroll for International
  • Monitor healthcare billing and EDI processes
  • Subject matter expert in payroll related items including various earning codes, deductions, withholdings, and taxation.
  • Maintain payroll and reporting schedule and develop systems for tracking payroll
  • Review time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies to ensure pay integrity, verify sick and/or vacation time or other paid benefits.
  • Monitor and improve payroll system to ensure employee mastery and legal compliance.
  • Partner with HR to ensure all employee changes are captured completely and timely.
  • Perform full auditing procedures pre- and post-payroll cycle, creating reports and validations regarding identified occurrences. Proactive in addressing issues and assisting employees with payroll-related questions.
  • Responds to inquiries from managers and employees in a timely manner
  • Instructs employees on how to change their information: addresses, taxes, direct deposit, etc.
  • Assist managers with the understanding of pay system, timesheets, PTO, provide Sonance policies if needed
  • Accurately input all payroll related data necessary to process and meet firm deadline including but not limited to new hires, terminations, salary changes, manager changes, address changes into Paylocity Obtain supervisor approval for timecards/discrepancies
  • Generate reports for accounting, human resources, and other departments as needed
  • Manage leaves/pay: maintain close communication with employee to ensure paid correctly
  • Employee verifications: complete form/verbal verifications & save information in electronic employee file
  • Unemployment benefits forms/communications
  • Stay up to date on new guidance and ensure federal, state, local and international payroll tax compliance.
  • Interact with employees in a professional and pleasant manner to answer administrative questions related to policies and procedures, and/or distribute work related documents, materials and information
  • Monitor payroll tax returns
  • Maintain online and physical employee files – complete all required paperwork and monitor personnel file retention
  • Manage i9s and help with background checks
  • Compliance with employment law and provide updates/suggestions as necessary
  • Provide HR related support in scheduling and coordinating activities related to Corporate HR Initiatives/programs like open enrollment, required training courses, etc.
  • Participate in varied HR Projects and initiatives, including standardization and continuous improvement or processes


  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related discipline
  • 2-5 years previous experience in human resources and payroll is a MUST
  • Experience with payroll software
  • Must be organized and have high attention to detail

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