Coordinates, prepares and processes bi-weekly and monthly payroll for hourly and salaried staff and ensures compliance with wage and hour laws. Responsible for related recordkeeping and accounting activities. Serves as the first point of contact for staff in matters of pay, time and attendance.
Prepare and process bi-weekly and monthly payroll using Paylocity or another third-party payroll-processing vendor.
Perform manual payroll and timecard adjustments as needed.
Manage direct deposits, tax withholdings, benefits deductions, garnishments, wage and hour law compliance, paid time off.
Maintain time and attendance module in Paylocity to ensure accurate time off accruals.
Ensure proper and timely funding of retirement plans based on payroll withholdings and employer contributions identified in the payroll register.
Ensure timely and accurate filings of payroll-related returns.
Ensure compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws.
Enter payroll portion of the new hire paperwork.
Respond to staff requests for information and help resolve payroll-related problems.
Assist in related accounting functions
Develop and run payroll related management reports as needed
Support periodic financial statement and 403(b) audits through payroll reconciliations.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree and three-five years of payroll experience required. Related experience may be substituted for education. Knowledge of the federal, state and local wage and hour laws required. Experience with Paylocity or another third-party payroll-processing vendor preferred. Must be detail-oriented, organized, able to handle multiple deadlines and be a team player. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills are a must. Basic Excel skills required.
Position Salary & Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Leslie Shankman School Corporation offers a comprehensive benefits package.
The Leslie Shankman School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.
About The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
The term “orthogenic” refers to the use of corrective interventions that promote all aspects of healthy development. This represents the O-School’s mission to give its students a second chance to succeed and grow in school and beyond. To ensure success, the O-School emphasizes the development of key life skills, including:
•Recognizing strengths and utilizing them to achieve success
•Building strong and beneficial relationships that provide support “in the moment“
•Managing daily life experiences with flexibility and problem solving skills in order to build adaptability
•Fostering a sense of mastery and confidence each day to promote self-esteem
•Setting and achieving short and long term goals
•Analyzing situations so that feelings and perceptions are taken into consideration when problem solving
•Establishing an identity within smaller and larger communities
•Navigating the world safely and productively