Payroll/Benefits System Specialist

Braintree, MA 02184

Posted: 05/01/2019 Employment Type: Systems Administrator Industry: ALL Job Number: 2203 Pay Rate: $60k annual

JOB TITLE: Payroll Operations/Benefits Systems Specialist

SUMMARY: This position serves as the primary liaison between payroll system/vendor, remote offices, and other entities utilizing the payroll platform, and the Corporate HQ departments that rely on payroll data, including Benefits, HR and Finance.



• Serve as primary contact and resource for payroll processing and data population questions and concerns.

• Maintain data integrity through initial audits, coordinating with Benefits Manager on audit fallout issues

• Serve as primary contact and resource for payroll system with regard to location administrator questions and concerns.

• Support Benefits Department with system upgrades and data exchange automation to send information to the benefits system (or other applicable online enrollment vendor) and other databases as needed.

• Support other internal departments as needed with payroll and G/L data exchange, including INTACCT implementation, payroll system upgrades, auditing of payroll system data for tax set-up/other legal issues and compliance with company standards, calendar- and fiscal year-end education, reporting and other needs.

• Provide ongoing training and education on payroll system for location administrators.

• Research tax questions as they arise, coordinating with Finance Departments.

• Serve as backup for local payroll processing.

• Provide reports to other Departments as needed.

• Coordinate addition and termination of location administrator access with both the payroll and the benefits system(s).

• Work with Benefits Consultant on payroll system issues relating to 401k Plan; handle data entry into payroll system as needed.

• Supervise Payroll to Benefits (or other applicable enrollment vendor) data transfers and troubleshoot as needed.

• Interact in positive and professional manner with colleagues.


• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of web-based payroll experience in a multi-location employer environment, preferably in a leadership or strategic role, plus experience in employee benefits administration.

• Experience with payroll systems administration (IOIPay preferred).

• Knowledge of Federal and State payroll tax regulations.

• Detail-oriented.

• Proficient with Microsoft Office. Experience with Excel pivot tables, VLookups required.

• Strong organization and communication skills.

• Ability to communicate effectively through e-mail and/or telephone.

• Willingness to support the mission of the organization.


Salary $60K + with strong benefits package

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