A payroll and benefits administrator is responsible for managing a company's employee compensation and benefits system. Among the duties of the payroll and benefits administrator are ensuring the smooth operation of employee payment and explaining and implementing employees' benefits packages. The payroll and benefits administrator may also be assigned some tasks relating to human resources, such as drafting employee schedules, performing background checks on prospective applicants, handling worker's compensation claims, and conducting performance evaluations. The payroll and benefits administrator is expected to understand laws and regulations pertaining to employee compensation and ensure that their organization adheres to such standards.
Payroll & Benefits 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.