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Payroll Manager

ABOUT THE POSITION
We are looking for a dynamic and thoughtful individual who is organized, detail-oriented, a strong communicator, and thrives in a fast-paced growing organization. This person understands the value of strong processes and will enthusiastically familiarize oneself with our software systems to assist in managing seamless, efficient, and highly organized payroll & benefits administration processes. This person is passionate about the type of work Generate is doing, looking to apply their experience to help scale a growing business. This person can juggle – and juggle well – managing a variety of systems and projects simultaneously while providing the highest standards of service.

What you will be doing at Generate Capital as the Payroll Manager:
• Manage payroll and benefits administration, ensuring all forms of compensation are properly reconciled and paid timely
• Process payroll on a semi-monthly basis including preparing and loading data batches, processing, and auditing payroll reports, and post-processing tasks as assigned
• Manage the following payroll tax (federal, state, local, FICA, etc.) activities: ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, set up payroll earning and deduction codes, answer employee questions related to tax forms (state withholding, W-4, etc.), troubleshoot issues related to the payroll tax
• Ensure accurate processing of new hires, terminations, raises, bonuses, leaves of absence, bank and address changes, and other personnel events in our payroll and HRIS
• Register new local tax jurisdictions and/or earnings and deduction codes, and set up in the Paylocity system
• Process health benefit enrollments and qualifying event changes and all benefit related documents
• Handle duties related to managing insurance plan elections, (i.e. medical, dental, vision, 401k, life, accident, disability insurance, HSAs, FSAs)
• Work closely with benefit brokers and vendors to ensure timely and accurate ACA reporting compliance, 5500 filings, IRS and DOL filings and audit responses, and all other benefit-related compliance obligations. Assist with benefit-related issues (i.e. deduction discrepancies)
• Ensure that plans are designed and managed in compliance with all applicable regulations such as ACA, HIPAA, DOL, FMLA, and ERISA.
• Prepare and maintain specific employee files, input individual employee benefits information into employee database/system, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and confidentiality, (i.e. unemployment claims, worker compensation, FMLA)
• Act as a key resource for employee payroll and benefit related processes and questions, including calculation of wages, deductions (including taxes and benefit premiums), PTO, enrollment, and other related inquiries
• Maintain a professional working relationship with staff and handle all benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution
• Follow payroll policy and best practices as well as bring your own ideas to the table on how we can improve them
• Maintain the highest level of confidentiality for all employee payroll and personnel records

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