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HR and Payroll Administrator

Cherokee, IA

As a key member of the Human Resources Team, the HR and Payroll Administrator supports the employees of Cherokee Regional with accurate and timely pay and benefit administration.  This position is perfect for the detail-focused, independent worker who also wants to be part of an active and engaged team.  

Data Entry, Management and Reporting

  • Administrator for HIRIS system – system expert and support managers and other HR personnel with expertise
  • Accurately maintain multiple databases and systems with employee information
  • Maintain and update employee files in strict confidence and ensure proper documents are distributed and retained in compliance with Federal/State laws
  • Process incoming requests for employment verifications or other information by outside agencies
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of regularly scheduled HR data and metric reporting
  • Create analytical spreadsheets and presentations

Payroll Processing

  • Ensure system functionality to accurately record time and calculate pay
  • Work closely with employees and managers to ensure timely, accurate and compliant pay procedures
  • Accurately manage payroll earnings, deductions, taxes, garnishments and other impacts to employee pay
  • Coordinate employee leave process to ensure accurate tracking of hours, PTO and benefit contributions
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential

Benefits Administration

  • Coordinate benefits by enrolling new employees, processing all forms, distributing enrollment packets and other paperwork, preparing proper notifications for terminated employees and providing premium data to payroll department
  • Coordinate benefits administration and Open Enrollments
  • Verify calculations related to billing and insurance premiums
  • Assist in completing benefits reporting requirements, audits and distribution of notices
  • Address employee inquiries regarding benefits

Support Engagement

  • Support implementation of programs to promote employee performance, engagement, satisfaction and retention.
  • Assist with the Performance Review process to ensure reviews are returned to Human Resources in a timely manner and completed
  • Track individual professional development plans for employees
  • Conduct exit interviews and track turnover metrics.
  • Monitor and track training through the LMS, enroll new associates in required training offerings

Customer Service

  • First point of contact for employees on any HR related queries;  Assist employees with questions related to benefits, FMLA, and other HR related programs and offerings
  • Communicating with external partners
  • Support the Human Resources team with daily administrative and clerical tasks
  • Support recruiting activities
  • Helping with various arrangements internally, including travel, events and processing expenses 
  • Other work as assigned

Competitive wage and benefits offered include: paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, retirement program, tuition assistance, funeral leave, jury duty, flex spending, EAP, health and wellness program.

Status: Full Time

Category: Human Resources

Occuaption: Payroll and Benefits Administration

Industries: Healthcare Services,