9 days old

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Salin Bank & Trust
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist is responsible for a variety of specialized HR functions. This person will administer the company’s payroll, manage the employee benefits process, handle worker’s compensation claims, and respond to all Department of Labor notices. This position requires an extremely detail orientated person with significant knowledge of payroll administration, including state and federal regulations.



Payroll Functions:

  • Initiate and process the bi-weekly payroll in a timely manner. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Process Department of Workforce Development claims, verification of employment, & income withholding orders/garnishments
  • Ensure files are maintained based on company standards and that filing is processed appropriately and in a timely manner (this includes payroll data, medical enrollment and worker’s compensation forms and Employment/Unemployment files)
  • Stays current on payroll systems to achieve alignment with HR benefits and to ensure effective accounting support.
  • Facilitates management and employee understanding of payroll procedures.
  • Serve as an HR contact for employees and managers requiring support on employee relations issues related to payroll, paid time off (PTO), benefits, worker’s compensation claims etc.
  • Provide HR policy and procedural interpretation and guidance; Critically review and analyze current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations
  • Compile internal management reports from payroll system software
  • Remain updated on all payroll and tax laws that may impact payroll processing
  • Assume a lead role in all internal payroll audits
  • Reconcile payments and payroll accounts to ensure proper balancing

Benefits Functions:

  • Administer employee benefits programs such as medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; 401(k) plan.
  • Champion Open Enrollment and Benefit-related communication. Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility.
  • Handle all benefit administration related issues for new hires, current employees and terminated employees. Answer or follow up on questions or issues related to benefits offered to employees and their dependents; interpret rules, regulations, and policies regarding benefits programs
  • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
  • Handle benefits inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
  • Supervise maintenance of enrollment and claims records for all benefits plans.
  • Handle all worker’s compensation paperwork in a timely fashion
  • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.




  • Awareness of business etiquette & ability to maintain professional relationships with different levels of management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters and information
  • Must be able to effectively communicate within the organization, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills and project coordination experience
  • Ability to perform at high levels in fast-paced work environment & successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands
  • Strong attention to detail is required.
  • A demonstrated understanding of health benefits and retirement programs; employment laws, employee relations and basic compensation.
  • Ability to interpret and apply a variety of HR policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Ability to function with limited direction and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to remain flexible and handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are essential

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a Human Resources-related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above
  • At least four (4) years of experience in Payroll Administration
  • Preference of 2+ years of benefits administration experience
  • Experience with Ultimate Software (UltiPro) is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Word)

Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred.



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