Commonly working in the human resources department, a benefits and payroll administrator keeps track of employee-related data such as citizenship, attendance reporting, performance evaluations, and other vital employee statistics. The job usually includes making sure employees have the resources they need to stay informed on benefit and payment packages as well. Benefits and payroll administrators ensure that affirmative action laws and state and federal labor laws are followed within their company. They frequently create and disseminate employee manuals, as well as prepare and conduct welcome and orientation briefings for new employees. Background checks, recordkeeping, and data entry may also be performed by the benefits and payroll administrator depending on the company and position.
Benefits & Payroll Administrator Tasks
Communicate with employees and management about benefits options and usage.
Ensure organizational compliance with federal and local regulations, auditing, and non-discrimination laws.
Manage and analyze employee benefit programs, research issues, and track usage data.
Process payroll, including updating employee numbers, hours, garnishments, benefits and vacation, etc.