Washington Episcopal School seeks a Payroll and Benefits Coordinator. This position is for 30 hours per week and can generally be flexible around a school schedule. The role will be an integral part of the Business Office, responsible for but not limited to coordinating and processing payroll; gathering and processing new hire and current employee documents from faculty and staff; issuing employment contracts; PTO maintenance; administering all benefits including health, life, STD, LTD; 403b plan including census and 5500; assist with periodic surveys for various school industry organizations; supporting the business office, and serving as the point person for all benefit related questions.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Time management skills - Manages many tasks and projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines. Respected for ability to meet deadlines.
Accuracy – Produces results with high accuracy. This is a must.
Attention to detail – Must pay close attention to details. Mathematical abilities necessary.
Organizational skills - Creates action plans to meet goals and deadlines.
Written and verbal communication skills - Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and maintains open communication channels with Faculty and Staff.
Education And Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience in payroll and HR functions. Preference given to Accounting, Business, or Human Resources degree.
Preference given to degree in Human Resources, Accounting, or Business.
Must be able to manage high volume workload with pleasant demeanor.
Experience with ADP Payroll/WageWorks systems preferred.
Experience with 403b plans, census and 5500 preferred.
Experience with benefits necessary.
Knowledge of hiring policies and local Labor Laws preferred.
Excel experience is necessary.
About Washington Episcopal School
Founded in 1986, Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. WES believes that learning should be joyful, because academic excellence and happy children belong together. The School represents a diverse community, where the uniqueness of each member of the school is celebrated. WES develops children into kind, confident, and prepared young adults.
Washington Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer.