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Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Talking Rain Beverage Company

Issaquah, Washington 98050
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Talking Rain, the maker of Sparkling Ice, is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Administrator that will co-administer the multi-state payroll and benefits function for the Company in compliance with federal, state and local regulations and Company policy. This role will be the first point of contact for both. In addition, this person will also recruit for administrative roles.

  • Administers bi-weekly payroll for all employees.

  • Process employee changes.

  • Audits time and attendance system for integrity

  • Processes bonus and variable compensation programs.

  • Processes garnishments, child support orders, tax levies, quarterly tax verifications, and third party sick pay.

  • Set up State and local payroll taxes.

  • Performs year end responsibilities to include vehicle experiences, group term life, moving expenses, third party sick pay and W-2 verification and mailing.

  • Manage Paycom interactive site and assist all employees on learning to use it.

  • Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.

  • Processes monthly billings from insurance providers Reviews billings for accuracy, codes and approves for payment. Resolves discrepancies with carriers, payroll and the Company. Completes reports for management as requested.

  • Answer questions and provides information and general assistance to all employees regarding benefits and payroll.

  • Manages open enrollment period. Ensure all plan documents, Summary Plan Descriptions, Benefits Guides and related documents and forms are up to date and available to all employees.

  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring that all records are filled promptly and appropriately.

  • Manages all required documents to/from employees, supervisors and medical providers relative to FMLA in compliance with Company policies, laws and regulations.

  • Recruit for all assigned positions.

  • Conduct exit interviews. Develop and provide meaningful reports and analyses.

  • Manages offboarding benefits activities, including but not limited to plan cancellations, COBRA notifications, 401k distributions, etc.

  • Draft all salary offer letters, separation agreements, relocation agreements and restricted covenants.

  • Support all engagement activities.

  • Ensure food safety, quality, and SQF practices are followed at all times, notifying immediate supervisor of any food safety and/or quality issues.

  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.


Reports to: Sr. HR Manager

Direct Reports: None


  • High integrity, with the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, responding effectively to inquiries.

  • Commitment to excellence with an exceptionally high attention to detail.

  • Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all organization levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Initiative, with the ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures.

  • A high degree of flexibility and the ability to work effectively across multiple departments and/or business units.

  • Positivity, approaching each situation with optimism and energy.

  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data and deliver relevant information to enable results driven decision-making, and achievement of strategic and operational goals.

  • Serving with purpose, an energy and enthusiasm towards learning and applying new information, critical in our fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Emotional intelligence, with the ability to build and foster relationships internally and externally, at all levels.

  • Persevering problem solver, adept at troubleshooting and resolving problems.

  • Ability to multitask and work independently with precise detail and follow-up reporting.

  • Ability to accommodate a flexible schedule, occasionally working evenings and weekends as needed for special assignments.

  • Professional, business-like appearance and demeanor.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of payroll full cycle experience required.

  • Paycom experience is a plus.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in benefits administration required.

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite.

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