Cordia Resources is seeking a highly motivated and organized Payroll and Benefits Coordinator. As a crucial member of the human resources department, you will be responsible for managing payroll and benefits processes for our growing team of 65 employees. In DC but work a majority remotely (candidate must be local).
Accurately process bi-weekly payroll for all employees, ensuring timely and error-free payments.
Maintain and update employee records related to payroll, benefits, and deductions.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local payroll regulations and tax laws.
Handle employee inquiries related to payroll, deductions, and benefits with professionalism and confidentiality.
Coordinate with the HR team to onboard new employees and facilitate the enrollment process for benefits.
Monitor and administer employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks.
Collaborate with external vendors and insurance providers to ensure seamless benefits administration.
Conduct regular audits to verify the accuracy of payroll data and benefit deductions.
Prepare reports on payroll and benefits metrics for management review.
Stay informed about industry trends and best practices to continuously improve payroll and benefits processes.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
Proven experience in payroll processing and benefits administration.
Familiarity with payroll software and HRIS systems.
Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local payroll laws and regulations.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in managing data.
Exceptional organizational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of employee information.
A team player with a positive attitude and a commitment to providing exceptional service.
Certification in Payroll Administration (CPP) or Benefits Administration (CBP).
Experience with HRIS implementation or system upgrades.
Prior experience in a similar role with a medium-sized organization.