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Job No.: 162-2017
Job Title:HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Description:   Performs complex clerical duties following established procedures in the following areas: group life and health insurance, payroll balancing, benefit plans, records maintenance. Handles benefits for both salaried and hourly employees with some responsibility in compensation. Involves frequent contact with employees and outside parties, and a working knowledge of payroll administration, benefits, policies, and procedures. Reports to HR Manager Payroll and Benefits.


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):


  1. Assists HR Payroll and Benefits Manager in ensuring timeliness and thoroughness of payroll processing.
  2. Calculates retro pay when applicable.
  3. Data entry in regard to changes to direct deposit and W4’s.
  4. Deactivates employees in timekeeping system after benefits deactivation.
  5. Learns all aspects of basic payroll and benefits backup.
  6. Responds to employee inquiries in timely manner regarding payroll and benefits information and
  7. Trouble-shoots in an attempt to resolve employee payroll and benefits concerns.
  8. Manages manual entries with benefits website for all vendors in the group plan.
  9. Processes and tracks benefits enrollments of new hires and rehires.
  10. Assures compliance with COBRA guidelines by monitoring appropriate mailboxes and processing benefits separations in a timely manner so notification can be made to COBRA administrator for COBRA processing.
  11. Reviews benefit enrollments for accuracy and coordinates enrollment and other processing requirements with third party administrators in a timely and efficient manner.
  12. Assists in the administration of various employee benefit program s, such as group insurance, life, medical and dental; 40lk and flexible spending accounts.
  13. Verifies the calculation of the monthly premium s statements for all group insurance policies and maintain s statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and costs. Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives.
  14. Perform s other duties as assigned.
  15. Uphold the fundamentals of the Nicholson Nine and Responsible Care Guiding Principles. Environmental Health, Safety and Security are a responsibility of every PVS Employee.
  16. Performs other related duties, as assigned.


Skills and Attributes


The HR Payroll and Benefits Specialist must possess the following skills and attributes:


  • strong interpersonal skills with ability to work withpeopleatalllevelsofanorganization;
  • effective oral and written communication skills;
  • knowledge of office administration procedures with an ability tobedetail-oriented andhighlyorganized;
  • high level of skill in handling sensitive and confidential situations/information with the demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
  • good time management skills;
  • strong customer service focus and great team player ;
  • workingknowledgeandexperiencewith
    • HRIS, internet sourcing, and
    • Microsoft Office, including intermediate skills with Excel.Required Education / Training / Equivalent Experience (Prior to hire / transfer):
  1.  Bachelor's degree in human resources, business , accounting, administration or related field ;
  2. Two years of work experience relevant to the assignment of work;
  • Familiarity with ADP web based payroll systems
Location: Detroit, MI
Posting Date: 8/11/2017
Position Type: full-time
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