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Payroll Specialist (16056)

Company: Howard Brown Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Description Mission: Rooted in LGBTQ+ liberation, Howard Brown Health provides affirming healthcare and mobilizes for social justice. We are agents of change for individual wellbeing and community empowerment. Vision: Howard BrownHealth envisions a future where healthcare and transformative social policies actualize human rights and equity for all. Community-based health clinics in some of Chicago's most underserved neighborhoods The largest LGBTQ health provider in the Midwest Latinx inclusive community based on respect, equal opportunity, and appreciation of diversity to provide the culturally competent support and services within Howard Brown Health. We support this environment by: Hiring and mentoring a diverse workforce that reflects communities we serve Fostering the leadership of staff at all levels of the organization Creating a learning organizational culture with strong systems to support individuals' success Celebrating the intersections of our diverse identities. WHAT WE OFFER: Competitive compensation Generous paid time off including three weeks paid vacation per year Comprehensive medical insurance - Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and HMO Vision and dental insurance 401(k) with employer match of up to 5%, vested after 90-days Flexible spending account (medical and dependent care) Pre-tax transit/parking benefit (no employer match) Employer-paid life insurance Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance Employee Assistance Program 50% discount at Brown Elephant stores and numerous discounts with cellular providers and local businesses POSITION SUMMARY: The Payroll Specialist is responsible for supporting the Payroll Department with all payroll accounting operations including processing payroll, payroll accruals, monthly close processing, account reconciliation, and preparation for annual audit, with primary focus on payroll and customer service. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Represent the payroll department by providing great customer service to 500+ employees on all matters relating to payroll and sourcing answers when necessary. Setup and process new hires, position changes and terminations for each corresponding payroll. Maintain and update employee records in the payroll system as needed. Maintain electronic personnel files of all staff pay, benefit and/or allocation changes. Review and audit payroll data each payroll to ensure accuracy of all transactions and to support, as needed the Payroll Team to ensure timely execution of payroll. Interface and meet with human resources on weekly basis to troubleshoot questions and/or issues are they arrive. Interface with HBH managers and, when necessary, HBH employees to ensure all hours worked are entered on timesheets and all timesheets are approved by respective supervisor and employees. Audit benefit bills to ensure new hires and terminations are being processed by the insurance company. Update and reconcile Benefit Spreadsheets each month. Generating Ad Hoc reporting as requested Comply with all relevant legislation and regulations associated with processing payroll. Other duties as assignedQualifications QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIRED: Required: Associates degree with a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years preferably in Health Care environment. Must be comfortable working with the LGBTQ community. Experience with Microsoft Office Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to handle a high volume of detailed work while meeting tight deadlines and maintaining accuracy. Preferred: Experience with Paycom preferred but not required. Experience with Blackbaud programs (Financial Edge and Power Plan) preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred or comparable experience working with payroll and/or human resources ADA SPECIFICATIONS (Physical demands that must be met in order to successfully complete the essential functions of the job) Requires ability to speak audibly and listen actively. Requires ability to use computers, telephones and other office equipment. Requires ability to sit for extended periods of time. May require occasional bending and lifting up to 25 pounds. May require periodic travel.

Keywords: Howard Brown Health, Oak Lawn , Payroll Specialist (16056), Human Resources , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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