Payroll Specialist in Waltham, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

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Job Description

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the preparation, documentation and disbursement of all payroll checks, payroll taxes and employee benefit payments.

Under the general direction of the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll Specialist performs tasks relating to the processing of the Kronos and Ulti payroll. Duties may include checking and auditing of timesheet records for compliance with established standards, maintaining time and attendance records, transferring associates within the payroll system, and miscellaneous changes. Established processes are generally routine and require little to no deviation from established procedures. However, the Payroll Specialist will perform checks and balances to ensure the accuracy of the submitted payroll data.

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for responding to/resolving employee questions or problems relative to payroll; preparing pay cards, reconciliation; auditing; reporting; staying current with local and state payroll compliance. 

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years previous payroll experience at the corporate level with multi-state locations.
  • Experience with payroll system required – UltiPro HRIS preferred. 
  • Ability to work as a team player and understand business processes and objectives.
  • Clear understanding of multi-state and federal payroll regulations, including tax and OT laws.
  • Auditing experience strongly preferred.