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  • 11/22/2023

SysPersonnel Systems Personnel

Improving Lives Through Employment

ID: 7124

Employment Type: Direct

Job Location: Buffalo, NY 14222



Direct Hire – Payroll and Benefits Administrator – Buffalo, NY


Our client is seeking a meticulous and experienced Payroll & Benefits Administrator to join their team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing payroll processing and managing group benefit programs. If you have a strong background in payroll and benefits administration, we encourage you to apply.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Process weekly and bi-weekly payrolls for all employees.
  • Enter payroll changes as directed by HR, including rate adjustments, status changes, new hires, terminations, and benefit deductions.
  • Investigate and resolve payroll discrepancies and respond to employee inquiries.
  • Collect and record employee reimbursements.
  • Prepare payroll reports and accounting entries.
  • Monitor employee time-off balances and report attendance issues.
  • Enter PTO, vacation, and leave of absences into the payroll system.
  • Prepare manual checks and submit necessary paperwork for payroll-related payments.
  • Monitor the time attendance program for compliance with company policies.
  • Provide pay-related documents as requested.
  • Prepare new hire orientation materials and conduct orientations.
  • Generate data for various reports and update payroll procedures.
  • Stay updated on payroll-related laws and regulations.
  • Maintain employee information in ADP.


  • Administer and manage company benefit programs, including health care, dental/vision, life insurance, disability programs, workers' compensation, FSA, 401(k), and Profit Sharing Plans.
  • Submit employee notifications for changes and terminations to the benefit broker.
  • Review and approve benefit vendor invoices.
  • Administer leave programs and manage Employee Health Insurance Reimbursement program.
  • Review and enhance benefit programs, coordinating open enrollment and renewal evaluations.
  • Schedule and coordinate annual open enrollment meetings.
  • Update ADP with open enrollment changes.
  • Administer the 401(k) and PSP plan, performing annual censuses and audits.
  • Work with external consultants for employee retirement meetings.
  • Prepare reports as requested.
  • Manage NYS Termination and COBRA documentation.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, with at least five years of payroll and HR experience.
  • College degree and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred.
  • Knowledge of payroll laws and regulations.
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


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