Payroll and Benefits Specialist (Part-time)
Louisville, CO (HQ)
Introduction to careers at PEARL iZUMi:
At PEARL iZUMi, we all play an integral role in our mission to "Unlock the Power of Inspiration and Impact" in a supportive, fast-paced and productive work environment. This is why we exist, and all team members contribute in tangible and sometimes profound ways. If you see value in "unlocking" this potential, then PEARL iZUMi could be the place for you. We are looking for passionate like-minded people who are fueled by an innate desire to work in an environment focused on team success. Whether your role is to create, to sell, or to support, careers at PEARL iZUMi give you an opportunity to make a difference.
We are also laser-focused on finding the right people who share our core values Trust, Craft, Empathy, Impact, and Plus 1. Check out our website to see how PEARL iZUMi defines and captures these critical internal values. To be clear, we evaluate all candidates on their demonstrated commitment to these values.
Overview of role:
The Payroll and Benefits Specialist is responsible for the accurate processing of the bi-weekly payroll and the overall administration of PEARL iZUMi's benefit programs. Serves as the primary contact for questions regarding payroll and benefits. This is a part-time role.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
3 to 5 years of experience with Payroll and Benefits Administration preferred, including the administration of Health Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Life and Disability Benefits, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans, Workers Compensation Benefits and other Voluntary Benefit programs.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local employment laws pertaining to Employee Compensation and Benefit Administration required, including EEOC, FLSA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, ACA and Section 125.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications required, including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.
Proficiency in navigation of internet and third party websites required.
Proficiency in the use of Human Resource Information systems and Payroll Administration systems required. Experience with ADP or web-based payroll preferred.
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and maintain a "team" attitude and positive image of the company.
Proven presentation and facilitation skills with groups of all sizes.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Experience in providing extraordinary customer service and assistance to colleagues.
Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues.
Able to prioritize and concurrently service multiple assignments while ensuring timely completion, accuracy, and quality.
Must be able to sit and/or stand as well as speak/present for an extended period.
Administers biweekly payroll in accordance to schedule. Prepares 401(k) contribution report for biweekly transmission. Reviews biweekly processed payroll reports and W-2 information for accuracy. Prepares salary, overtime and other reports as required. Completes government filings (unemployment, EEOC, etc.) as needed.
Partners with Finance team to ensure accurate and timely payment of earned sales incentives, merit increases and/or bonus payments. Accountable for maintaining the Payroll records and recording/imputing specific payments into the appropriate pay period (i.e. wage adjustments, wage garnishments, special pay adjustments, severance, etc.).
Responsible for the administration and processing of benefit enrollments, changes, terminations, invoicing and data transfers. Consistently reviews data in the payroll system to ensure content is accurate, including timecards and time off requests.
Works with manager to develop benefit plan structure. Assists in the coordination of the annual open enrollment process, including the development and distribution of materials. Provides employee support, education and communication regarding all benefit plans.
Processes enrollment for new employees and manages COBRA notifications upon termination. Audits benefit invoices for accuracy and notifies insurance providers of coverage changes.
Serves as liaison for Broker, vendors, auditors and third party administrators. Ensures plan compliance through timely, accurate and thorough auditing, testing, filing, reporting, and communication.
Remains abreast of Federal, State, and Local legislative issues pertaining to employee benefits.
Facilitates New Employee Orientation.
Serves as a resource to the Human Resources team.
Provides back up for the front desk.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualification associated with the job. The successful candidate will be expected to perform all functions from administrative processing to leading change initiatives.
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