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Human Resources (Hr) Generalist/Payroll Clerk in Stratford, CT at Ryders Health

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    88 Ryders Lane
    Stratford, CT
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Administrative Functions

  • Assist with reviewing requests from department heads for new or replacement personnel, fill requests as approved, and arrange interviews, appointments, etc.

  • Assist with checking applications and references of prospective employees and arrange for interview with department directors as required or requested.

  • Assist in maintaining job applications for personnel eligible to work for agency. (Includes job applications, resumes, reference checks, etc., of those persons meeting the eligibility requirements for the position in which they applied.)

  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent personnel information in accordance with our established personnel policies governing the release of information.

  • Ensure that appropriate documentation concerning the employee's right to work in this country is verified in accordance with current laws, regulations, and guidelines concerning such matters, and that appropriate documentation of such review is filed separate from the employee's personnel file within the specified time frame.

  • Ensure hiring/discharge procedures are in compliance with established policies and procedures.

  • Conduct reference checks in accordance with established procedures.

  • Interpret department policies and procedures to personnel, residents, and visitors, etc., as necessary or required.

  • Provide and/or verify requests for employee information  (i.e., verification of employment, wages, etc.), in accordance with our established personnel policies governing release of information.

  • Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished.

  • Assist in orienting new personnel and explain personnel policies, procedures, payroll procedures, safety/smoking regulations, grievance procedures, etc., as established in our operational policies and procedures.

  • Keep department directors informed of changes in personnel matters.

  • Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submitting to the Human Resource Director /Administrator as required.

  • Other related duties that may become necessary/appropriate to assure that our facility is in compliance with current laws, regulations, and guidelines concerning the operation of our facility.

Payroll Functions

  • Perform duties relative to the facility’s overall payroll function.  Verify work schedules against time cards when necessary.

  • Assist employees in obtaining information concerning their payroll check, deductions, overtime, etc., as necessary.

  • Communicate with department heads concerning payroll matters.

  • Document paid time-off benefits (sick, vacation, personal time, etc.) on the employee’s individual attendance record. 

  • Code checks with appropriate department number to ensure that salary and wage expenses are distributed to the correct department.

  • Ensure all payroll totals are accurate before transmitting to the payroll service.

  • Submit summary totals to the accounting department for payroll/tax purposes.

  • Submit to department heads/administration statistical information regarding hours worked/paid in each department, tardy reports, etc. on a weekly basis.

  • Perform functions of computer/data processor as necessary.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all payroll information.

  • Other activities as deemed necessary and appropriate to ensure that all payroll functions are maintained in an efficient manner.

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma.

Specific Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle personnel based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.

  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the facility.

  • Must have ability to act as liaison between personnel and management.

  • Must be knowledgeable of computers, calculators, system applications, and other office equipment.

  • Must be able to communicate personnel policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to staff members and government agencies/personnel.