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Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Company: Sheboygan Area School District
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

This position will involve 8 hours per day (Monday-Friday), 12 months per year. The pay range is based on experience.Eligible for a sign-on bonus $2,000! The Sheboygan Area School District also offers a complete benefits package. To view the benefits guide, go to This position works in the Business Services Department. The duties will include the following, but not limited to: Prepare payroll and payroll reports. Receive, review, process, and file all payroll time records according to district policy and procedures. Maintain current and accurate records for sick, personal, and vacation leave. Process all required reports for new employees. Complete all required employment verifications for state and federal agencies. Maintain employee and source documentation files. Assist in reconciling payroll to bank statements as needed. Balance payroll deductions. Maintain proper supporting documentation for all payroll deductions. Prepare and submit all payroll and employee benefits reports and payments in a timely manner. Prepare and submit all payments and reports to the Wisconsin Retirement System. Calculate taxable life insurance benefits. Complete and send all payroll-related mailings and notices. Communicate with the human resources department and district staff to ensure accuracy of payroll information received and to resolve payroll issues and inquiries. Prepare tax forms related to payroll. Keep informed of and comply with all federal, state, and district laws, regulations, and policies that pertain to payroll and benefits. Maintain subsidiary documentation to support all insurance liability balance sheet accounts on the general ledger of the payroll fund. Assist employees with the completion of payroll-related forms. Administer the district benefit programs such as group health insurance, dental, life, flexible spending, and other voluntary programs. Handle employee benefits inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, and courteous resolution. Coordinate benefit orientation meetings and enrollment for employee benefit plans. Coordinate the open enrollment process. Maintain professional behavior, appearance, and work ethic to represent the school district in a positive matter at all times. Other duties as assigned by administrators/supervisors.Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Two-year degree related to business/accounting desired. Experience in and knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, payroll practices, and regulations desired.Qualifications: Understanding of and ability to use various computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office, Google, etc.) Previous experience using Skyward school financial software desired. Must be willing to learn new software. Excellent skills in organizing and prioritizing tasks in a manner to ensure that deadlines are met. Possess excellent communication and customer service skills. Pleasant personality in dealing with staff and the public. Demonstration of being reliable and dependable based on attendance. Must be able to be self-motivated and willing to handle tasks as they present themselves. Experience working in a public school district preferred.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Disability insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insurancePhysical setting: OfficeSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayExperience: payroll and benefits: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Sheboygan Area School District, Sheboygan , Payroll and Benefits Specialist, Human Resources , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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