Payroll Specialist

West Des Moines, IA posted on January 2

Aureon HR is hiring! Here at Aureon HR we build and develop people focused programs to create a highly sought after “employee experience”. We currently have immediate career opportunities for the best talent who are looking for their next position with a growing company.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops courteous and professional relationships with clients and co-workers.
  • Efficiently processes and accurately inputs employee information such as personal data, compensation, vacation/ sick/ PTO accrual and usage, benefit enrollments and changes, and separation information.
  • Recognizes situations requiring the Payroll Manager or HR Business Partner involvement and brings them to their attention in a timely manner.
  • Records client and employee communications and other client-related issues as applicable in CRM.
  • Works closely with the Payroll Manager, Sales team, and Client Transition Manager to ensure that new clients are transitioned smoothly and efficiently.
  • Responds to employment verification and provides information to authorized persons as requested.
  • Assists HR Business Partner in ensuring that Aureon HR Resources and our clients are operating in compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Assists with the renewal of benefits and open enrollment process.
  • Produces reports for clients, as needed.
  • Maintains client and employee confidentiality at all times. Releases employee or client information only to authorized persons, with authorized employee signature, or in compliance with a legitimate court order.
  • Verifies employee information in time submission to process payroll.
  • Reviews the payroll to balance earnings and deductions to previous payroll, corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
  • Verifies client invoices.
  • Processes interim payroll runs as needed.
  • Manage customer inquiries and responds according to Aureon HR's Service Standards.
  • Attends APA/Audio Seminars and training sessions as directed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • One to three years of related, demonstrated experience in human resources, payroll, or a related field.
  • Associate’s Degree in human resources, business management, accounting, or a related field.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, employees, superiors and business contacts in a professional, timely and courteous manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice
  • Strong trouble resolution and problem solving skills

Preferred Skills:

  • CPP or FPC Desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge of personal computer applications Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Outlook
  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of HRIS and CRM
  • Familiar use with Excel and related reporting