Current Openings

Current Openings

City Personnel is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Job Title
Payroll & Benefits Specialist
Job ID
Warwick,  RI
Other Location

Our Warwick area client is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist who is responsible for assisting in payroll and benefits administration across their company. The right candidate for this role will ideally have some benefits and payroll administration exposure as well as a great ability to multitask with efficiency.

Payroll & Benefits Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Implements payroll processes including maintaining account codes, entering of hours, making corrections, running reports, verifying, executing, and balancing payroll to issue paychecks
  • Process bi-weekly payroll for hourly and salary employees
  • Maintain time clocks management and make adjustments when necessary for PTO, FMLA, and normal timecard adjustments
  • Maintains system security, performs maintenance of earnings and deduction codes, inputs and maintains direct deposits
  • Processes automatic earnings, retro pays, leave accruals, and refunds for all benefits and earnings corrections
  • Maintains deduction balances for deferred compensation, and other voluntary and involuntary payroll deductions to ensure compliance with IRS regulations
  • Posts changes and additions to employee pay; calculates adjustments for Worker"s Compensation, tax levies, verifies for accuracy in all calculations and transfers to processing system


Payroll & Benefits Specialist Qualifications:

  • Can work independently and demonstrates initiative
  • 1-3 years of experience with processing payroll, and handling benefits for employees, or in a Human Resource setting
  • Bachelors degree in Business or HR is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of Kronos Workforce Ready and Electronic Time Card software a plus


City Personnel is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Required Skills

payroll & benefits
Pay Range
$18.00   Hourly to $20.00   Hourly

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