JOB TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST/PAYROLL SPECIALIST
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for performing general human resources functions at the professional level requiring a thorough knowledge of human resources policies and procedures, as well as applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, and the exercise of discretion and tact in processing documents and information of a confidential or sensitive nature in areas including but not limited to recruitment and selection, employee relations, benefits, and payroll administration. Performs all activities necessary to process multiple payrolls for multiple sites including maintaining related records, filing tax reports, preparing accounting transactions and documents, and preparing special reports for management.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Support hourly and salaried employees through direct contact and timely and effective responses to personnel needs and issuesAssist supervisors and managers in the areas of conflict resolution, corrective action, investigations and other related issuesAssist Employees with general questions and issues in the areas of recruitment, benefits, payroll and trainingContribute to the development and execution of HR policies and procedures.Participate in and coordinate the recruitment process for both hourly and salaried personnelCoordinate all required pre-employment screenings (background checks and drug tests)Conduct and coordinate new hire on-boarding procedures and in -person orientationsMaintain and update employee data within SAP systemPrepare and provide monthly headcount reports.Participate in annual open enrollment benefit meetingsMaintain and update organizational charts for Canton location as neededEnsure the timely enrollment and/or termination of employees within various employee benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.Review and process various monthly health insurance billingsParticipate in-- and prepare internal reports for-- vendor audits as required (e.g. 401k, workers comp)Process weekly funding of employer 401k match to employee accounts via vendor management system (Fidelity PSW)Monitor and manage company retirement forfeiture account with FidelityAssist in the preparation and processing of weekly and bi-weekly payrolls and serve as back-up payroll administrator when neededMaintain employee files (active, terminated, and medical)Ensure company and departmental compliance with state and federal labor law required postings Plan and participate in various company-wide eventsPreparation and processing of weekly and bi-weekly payroll for approximately 250 employees using Paychex's payroll system and software packages.Responsible for coordination between payroll and human resources to ensure proper accuracy, flow and maintenance of employee data.Manage and maintain Schuler's Time and Attendance System.Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets, track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions including healthcare and employee retirement savings plan deductions.Prepare quarterly multi-state tax reports as required. Compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Assists in the preparation of month-end journals and reporting integration into the financial system (including the preparation/distribution of detailed reports, expense claim reimbursements, overtime, leave balances, etc.).Processes employee loan payments, cash advances, bonus payments, annual pay increases, holiday pay, etc.Establish and maintain employee payroll records for all employees at all locations.Participate in and provide required data for annual financial, workers compensation, and other audits as requested.Perform any other duties as assigned by the CFO, Corporate Controller, or HR Director.
These descriptions as noted above cover the most significant duties as performed but does not exclude
other occasional work assignments not mentioned, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with
the factor degrees assigned to this job.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources/Business Administration or 5 years of professional H.R./Payroll experience
in a manufacturing company. Superior collaboration, communication, and presentation skills with strong business
acumen. Solid PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft office suite and SAP. Ability to maintain confidentiality
of employee information at all times. High level of attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to handle and prioritize
multiple tasks and meet all required payroll deadlines. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work
under pressure. Ability to interact with employees on all levels to work independently on assignments while working
in a team based environment.
Reports to the Human Resources Director. Interacts directly with all department managers and employees.