Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

Payroll and Benefits Coordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Coordinator to join our team.


  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits;
  • Process all benefit changes including new hires, life events, terminations and COBRA enrollments;
  • Day-to-day payroll and benefits administration, including enrollments, changes, terminations, and weekly running of payroll;
  • Participates in training, in-services, and attends staff meetings as required;
  • Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, employee, residence, company information and records;
  • Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents’ families, visitors and staff;
  • Review and analyze general ledger transactions and accounts. Manage payroll portion of general ledger, with approval and support;
  • Partnering with HR to manage annual benefits open enrollment;
  • Act as primary point person to address employee inquiries regarding pay;
  • Complies with the attendance policy;
  • Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene and appropriate attire;
  • Assists with projects as assigned and performs other related duties;
  • Reporting on payroll and benefits on a monthly and quarterly basis;
  • Drive continuous improvement and standardization within the functional area;
  • Perform other related duties or ad hoc projects within the scope of responsibilities.


  • Proficiency in Excel required;
  • Consistently exhibit a sense of urgency in performing duties with the ability to balance multiple priorities;
  • 1-3 years of benefit and payroll experience;
  • A hardworking and positive mindset;
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now Required;
  • Strong Excel skills required;
  • Experience running payroll required;
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or similar;
  • Able to communicate effectively in English with all levels of the organization and with residents, visitors, and with members of the community;
  • Proficient in MS Excel and the Google Drive systems;
  • 2-3 years of payroll and benefits and/or subscription receivables experience;
  • Must be authorized to work in the US (no visa sponsorship / relocation);
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to maintain basic booking and payroll records of expenditures of the community;
  • Experience in Payroll and Benefits software, QuickBooks Online a plus.