Manager Payroll and Benefits

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service - Sarasota, FL

At Jackson Hewitt, we are working hard for the hardest working and we are on a mission to completely change the way our customers engage with their personal finances. Jackson Hewitt combines the fun, fast-paced culture of a startup with the scale and reputation of one of the nation’s largest retailers (over 6,000 locations).

At Jackson Hewitt we have a passion for our employees and our customers. We recognize and appreciate that our team members are our single greatest competitive advantage. Being an industry leader requires a consistent focus on quality, innovation, performance and results.

Payroll and Benefits Managers are responsible for assisting with creating and distributing information about payroll and benefits. They are in charge of facilitating benefits and compensation programs for employees. They also process payroll and benefits requests after reviewing program requirements.

Other tasks performed by payroll and benefits managers include overseeing completion of tasks delegated to other departmental staff members, track the approval of salary adjustments and reimbursement claims, and manage employee benefits and eligibility. They calculate contractor and overtime pay based on employee qualifications and other company policies, as well as reconcile payroll and benefit statements. Payroll and benefits managers review unemployment forms, investigate worker comp issues as they arise, handle employment verification tasks, and help other human resources staff to process termination paperwork. In all tasks, the payroll and benefits manager must follow all relevant laws and company policies. The payroll and benefits manager is responsible for keeping the Company compliant and current with all payroll taxes and state leave regulations to include but not limited to FMLA and PTO. The Payroll and Benefits Manager should have a strong skill and understanding of the 401k retirement and be able to administer day-to-day duties and request as they arise.

A bachelor's degree in Human Resources, accounting, or a similar field is required for this position. Previous experience in a managerial capacity is necessary as well. 2-3 years of managerial experience. 5-8 years of strong Payroll and Benefits experience. 3-5years of strong knowledge in retirement plans and completing day-to-day task. Ceridian DayForce experience is preferred; but not required. Payroll and benefits managers should have strong communication skills to interact with a variety of employees and accommodate their needs regarding benefits initiatives. They must have a strong attention to detail and be able to multitask.

Payroll & Benefits Manager Tasks

Supervise processing of
employee payroll and distribution of paychecks.

Oversee employee education
about company benefits and enrollment in programs.

Conduct audits of tax forms,
payroll balance sheets, and benefits.

Maintain and update payroll
database system.

We appreciate your interest in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Jackson Hewitt Tax Service’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
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