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Payroll Benefits Specialist

Company: Granite Wellness Centers
Location: Auburn
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Consider a career at Granite Wellness Centers! Apply now and make a difference in your community by helping support the success of our clients. We are a local non-profit focused on providing wellness services in Nevada and Placer Counties, offering a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees which includes:Employer paid health plan
401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match
Paid Vacation (accrues after first 90 days of employment, up to 80 hours annually)
15 Paid Holidays
Wellness focused workplaceIf you enjoy helping others and want to work with great people, we are looking for a motivated, positive individual who is ready for their next adventure.** NOTE** This position will initially be located in Auburn, but this department will relocate to Roseville within approximately 3 months.SUMMARYThe Payroll/Benefit Specialist oversees all aspects of the organization's bi-monthly payroll process and benefits enrollment. They will work closely with 3rd party vendors to ensure accurate payroll schedules and distribution methods. They will collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer and Fiscal Department to generate reports about payroll, company budget tracking, and expenses.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting/Finance or similar required
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in payroll or similar position
    COMPETENCIES
    • Excellent organizational and accounting skills
    • Proficiency with HRIS and similar software
    • Discretion with confidential salary and benefits information
    • Thorough knowledge of tax and wage laws
    • Knowledge of legal confidentiality and ethical requirements
    • Professional presentation
    • Competent interpersonal skills
    • Competent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in data entry
    • Knowledge of compliance standards
    • Proficient in Excel Spreadsheets
      RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Process bi-monthly payroll and field employee questions about pay
      • Manage open enrollment processes and rate adjustments
      • Manage employee benefits for organization of 150+ employees
      • Generate and distribute termination checks and accompanying letters
      • Maintain updated employee information
      • Address and resolve employee questions relating to the payroll system
      • Integral team members to allocate staff hours to applicable grants
      • Process unemployment, disability claim forms, and wage garnishments,
      • Assess timesheets in the Workforce Go platform
      • Manage employee retirement accounts
      • Maintain confidential LMT/EMT files
      • Assist with external audits
      • Manage Risk Management and insurance coverage for agency
      • Actively utilize, reference, and follow agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
      • Adhere to all HIPAA and HITECH requirements as they pertain to client care
      • Participate in projects as assigned to support the Chief Financial Officer and the Fiscal TeamGranite Wellness in the Community
        Granite Wellness is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote wellness and quality of life. Granite Wellness has been supporting individuals and families through substance use treatment and mental health services since 1974. Growing over the years to meet the needs of the community, Granite Wellness now provides a full range of programs throughout Northern California communities.
        Recovery
        Recovery is a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.
        Our definition of recovery includes addressing substance use issues, the progressive establishment of a meaningful sense of identity, improvement of overall physical and mental health, maintenance of healthy relationships, and increased life purpose.
        Our Philosophy of Recovery and Wellness
        Granite Wellness embraces a whole-person approach in treating substance use and co-occurring disorder, and associated behavioral issues. This approach to recovery and wellness means offering our clients a full range of services to support and understand recovery. We offer a high quality, structured, personalized array of services to each client, and their support system. In collaboration with each client, an individualized treatment is developed to create the greatest opportunity for success.Equal Opportunity Employment
        GWC is an equal opportunity employer. This means that employment decisions are based on merit and program needs, and not on race, ethnicity, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, spiritual beliefs, physical or mental abilities, marital status, height, weight, veteran status, or membership in any other protected class per state and federal regulations.

Keywords: Granite Wellness Centers, Sacramento , Payroll Benefits Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Auburn, California

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