Statement of PurposeThis position will complete all necessary functions of payroll processing and employee benefits administration.


Primary Tasks/Responsibilities:


  • Processes bi-weekly payroll for organization including but not limited to wage and overtime computation and documenting payroll deductions.
  • Follow up with individual managers and employees to ensure hours are submitted, PTO/sick leave is entered/approved and payroll is processed in a timely manner.
  • Review payroll records to ensure that employee deductions are made accurately, and that these and company contributions are forwarded to carriers and administrators in a timely manner.
  • Processes wage garnishments for payment to appropriate agencies via payroll vendor.
  • Processes all benefit changes and ensures that the appropriate amounts are reflected in payroll and transmitted to vendors.
  • Reconcile monthly benefits invoices.
  • Calculates and processes benefits repayments, additional withholdings and incentives.
  • Continually strives to optimize efficacy and ease of payroll processes for the organization.
  • Assist with annual audits.
  • Prepare, update, recommend and implement Payroll and Benefits policies and procedures.
  • Promotes and practices METROโ€™s mission and values, and follows its policies and procedures.
  • Ensures confidentiality and discretion is maintained at all times as related to employee and personnel matters and  patient/client information in accordance with HIPAA, professional and organization standards


  • Leads in administration of employee benefit program including life, disability, health, and 403(b) plan.
  • Ensures payments are made to all benefits and payroll vendors and completes monthly bill tracker once payments are made.
  • Prepares employee census, when needed, to obtain quotes from insurers and providers of benefits.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with the provisions of COBRA, HIPAA, and more.
  • Implements changes to DATIS and other payroll allocation systems, when needed. Suggests changes when new benefits or programs have to be added/changed in the system.
  • May be involved in filing of reports with state and federal agencies
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



  • BS/BA Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 yearsโ€™ experience working in Payroll and Benefits in a non-profit organization with 50+ employees preferred.
  • Experience in use of third party/electronic payroll processing systems (such as DATIS, ADT, Paychex) preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of computer software programs: Microsoft Office
  • Advanced knowledge of employee benefits and payroll systems
  • Sufficient analytical experience to review administrators’ reports and complete monthly benefit remittances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to coordinate several tasks at one time.
  • Able to work with minimal direct supervision and exercise initiative.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population.


  • Must possess and maintain valid Florida driverโ€™s license and proof of insurance
  • Must have reliable and accessible auto vehicle.
  • Must pass necessary fingerprinting, Level II background checks and employment eligibility verification through the U. S. Department of Homeland Securityโ€™s E-Verify system,


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