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Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Company: Cook Inlet Tribal Council Inc
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

CITC ENTERPRISES, INC.JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Senior Payroll & Benefits AdministratorDepartment: Accounting (Finance)Reports To: Payroll ManagerFLSA Status: Non-ExemptPay Grade: N8Job Type: Regular, Full-Time and Part TimeAKBCU: No ICPA: No
General Functions:The Senior Payroll & Benefits Administrator is responsible for payroll administration support & benefits entry and reconciliation for CITC and all subsidiary companies. This position is supervised the Payroll Manager, is able to act as a backup to all members of the payroll team, and frequently coordinates with members of the Human Resources Department to ensure employee benefits and compensation are administered accurately and in compliance with internal controls.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Detail reviews time-sheets and verifies authenticity and accuracy of data entry, payroll and file maintenance.
  • Ensures that payroll is properly authorized and disbursed timely.
  • Approves bi-weekly payroll, verifying accurate preparation and balancing with the general ledger.
  • Processes various payroll adjustments and changes.
  • Ensures benefit deductions reconcile to enrollment documents.
  • Manages 401(k) plan and quarterly/annual reporting
  • Assists Payroll Manager and Human Resources with ADP System Administration
  • Acts as a liaison between Human Resources and Payroll to facilitate discussion about system overlap.
  • Prepares periodical payroll related analysis, statements and projections.
  • Maintains all records in connection with payments made on behalf of employees.
  • Collaborates with Managers to confirm proper coding of all payroll postings.
  • Process, maintain and update payroll and records; and compile reports from database as needed and/or upon request.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating accounting's electronic folders and file management system.
  • Participate in CITC staff development training and meet attendance requirements.
  • Maintains confidentiality according to regulations.
  • Performs all related duties as assigned.Job Specifications:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
    • Strong understanding of benefits reconciliation including 401k and audit.
    • Strong Excel knowledge.
    • Demonstrated ability to complete work in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with management and staff, and to effectively communicate with regulatory and taxing authorities.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as an active participant in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide administrative support in a timely and efficient manner with few errors.Minimum Qualifications:
      • Associate's Degree in Accounting or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
      • Two (2) years' related experience in payroll.
      • Minimum one (1) year in all relevant payroll functions, including: maintenance, preparation, data entry, balancing and payroll taxes.
      • Minimum one (1) year in benefits reconciliation and/or administration.
      • Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of state and federal background check.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Three (4) years' related experience in payroll and general ledger reconciliations.
        • Experience with ADP
        • Experience with payroll system conversion
        • Two (2) years' experience with reconciliations and benefit administration
        • Knowledge of FEHB benefit administrationDisclaimerThe information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Keywords: Cook Inlet Tribal Council Inc, Anchorage , Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator, Human Resources , Anchorage, Alaska

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