Human Resources Payroll and Benefits Specialist [3295]

Website Whitman Associates, Inc.

Human and civil rights advocacy organization seeks a Payroll and Benefits Specialist to join the Human Resources department to assist management of payroll, timekeeping, and benefits.


  • Collaborate with the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration, and other executive team members and staff to support program goals and strategies.
  • Manage ADP payroll platform daily.
  • Execute and document employee compensation, and address errors as necessary.
  • Manage timekeeping data system to ensure accurate compensation and reporting.
  • Track and maintain paid time off records.
  • Maintain an electronic employee records system.
  • Assist the Manager of Human Resources with data entry, tracking, and reporting.
  • Assist the Board of Directors by attending necessary meetings and addressing questions or concerns.
  • Review monthly reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Research latest Human Resources best practices to improve office efficiency.
  • Exhibit the organization’s core values to promote trust and transparency.
  • Participate in decision-making processes, serve on committees, and attend fundraising events as requested.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends.


  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to make consistently accurate calculations.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the payroll process.
  • Understanding of a wide range of Human Resources practices and strategies.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting applications and functions.
  • Adaptable with excellent time management skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree or CPP preferred.
  • 2-4 years of experience with payroll processing, garnishments, and taxes.
  • Experience with government programs like unemployment and paid family leave preferred.

Salary: $60,000 – $75,000 per year.

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