HR and Payroll Administrator - Cherokee Regional Medical Center

Cherokee Regional Medical Center

300 Sioux Valley Drive, Cherokee Iowa 51012

CRMC is looking for an HR and Payroll Administrator.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office products (MS Excel and MS Word, in particular)
  • Demonstrated math capabilities to include basic algebra
  • Approachable and collaborative personality with ability to maintain positive customer and employee relations; flexible to meet the needs and demands of a fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly strives to ensure HR is accessible and partnering with the organization to help the CRMC meet its goal and objectives
  • Must be trustworthy, dependable and able to handle highly confidential information with discretion
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management in a professional manner.
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or relevant role
  • Preferred: 2+ years’ experience as a HR administrator, assistant or specialist 
  • Preferred: Understanding various HR software systems, like HRMS
  • Preferred: Accounting experience
  • Preferred: Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Management or related field preferred
  • Preferred: Basic understanding of employment/HR law, policies and practices
  • Preferred: Payroll processing experience

Application Instructions:

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Data Entry, Management and Reporting

  • Administrator for HIRIS system – system expert and support managers and other HR personnel with expertise
  • Accurately maintain multiple databases and systems with employee information
  • Maintain and update employee files in strict confidence and ensure proper documents are distributed and retained in compliance with Federal/State laws
  • Process incoming requests for employment verifications or other information by outside agencies
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of regularly scheduled HR data and metric reporting
  • Create analytical spreadsheets and presentations

Payroll Processing

  • Ensure system functionality to accurately record time and calculate pay
  • Work closely with employees and managers to ensure timely, accurate and compliant pay procedures
  • Accurately manage payroll earnings, deductions, taxes, garnishments and other impacts to employee pay
  • Coordinate employee leave process to ensure accurate tracking of hours, PTO and benefit contributions
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential

Benefits Administration

  • Coordinate benefits by enrolling new employees, processing all forms, distributing enrollment packets and other paperwork, preparing proper notifications for terminated employees and providing premium data to payroll department
  • Coordinate benefits administration and Open Enrollments
  • Verify calculations related to billing and insurance premiums
  • Assist in completing benefits reporting requirements, audits and distribution of notices
  • Address employee inquiries regarding benefits

Support Engagement

  • Support implementation of programs to promote employee performance, engagement, satisfaction and retention.
  • Assist with the Performance Review process to ensure reviews are returned to Human Resources in a timely manner and completed
  • Track individual professional development plans for employees
  • Conduct exit interviews and track turnover metrics.
  • Monitor and track training through the LMS, enroll new associates in required training offerings

Customer Service

  • First point of contact for employees on any HR related queries;  Assist employees with questions related to benefits, FMLA, and other HR related programs and offerings
  • Communicating with external partners
  • Support the Human Resources team with daily administrative and clerical tasks
  • Support recruiting activities
  • Helping with various arrangements internally, including travel, events and processing expenses 
  • Other work as assigned

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Tuesday January 17th

Close: Thursday February 16th 2023

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