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Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Harrell's, LLC

Lakeland, Florida 33815
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Ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and ensure compliance with federal and state wage and hour regulations.  Manage, implement and administer benefits programs.



  • Process bi-weekly payroll:
    • Collect and enter all payroll data, including but not limited to status changes, separations, Personal Time Off (PTO) requests, and 401K changes, commissions, and wage attachments.
    • Manage input of employees’ bonuses and commission.
    • Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records.
    • Calculate and include deductions, such as income tax withholding, social security payments, insurance and garnish wages due to child support.
    • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
  • Complete after payroll tasks:
    • Update PTO log after every payroll.
    • Provide bi-weekly employee headcount report to Human Resources Manager and VP of Human Resources.
  • Handle all employee questions and/or concerns regarding payroll discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Conduct analyses and prepare range of period or special internal and external reports relating to payroll issues.
  • Forecast payroll costs based on established or proposed program implementations and circumstances.
  • Define and implement payroll processing efficiency and act as technical resource for payroll tax and accounting issues.
  • Personally engage in more complex and confidential payroll issues.
  • Make determinations regarding application of wage and hour law and oversees preparation of periodic reports of earnings, taxes and deductions.
  • Process all employment verification's.
  • Audit employee loan accounts through GL to balance payroll monthly.
  • Provide quarterly PTO reports to supervisors/managers.


  • Manage, implement and administer benefits programs including health, wellness, 401k plan and any range of company sponsored programs as a apart of the organization’s overall rewards strategy.
  • Act as resident benefits expert and company representative with the company’s benefit broker.
  • Monitor program participation and experience levels.
  • With assistant from the company’s broker, implement program modifications and ensure that all program communication, enrollment, administration, reporting, and implementation methods and processes comply with regulatory and policy requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, management or related field preferred.


  • Three years of payroll and benefits administration experience required


  • HR Certification (SHRM-CP/SCP or HRCI) required.
  • Certified Payroll Professional preferred.


  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state labor and compliance requirements.
    • Must be extremely organized, self-motivated and can work independently.
    • Must have strong leadership, problem solving, excellent verbal and writing communication and decision making skills.
    • Must have excellent oral written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and project management skills including the ability to work against pressing deadlines
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • Must be able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issues.


  • The use of a computer and phone – Must be able to see, type, write, finger, grasp, and sit; must be able to use a mobile phone
  • Communicating with internal and external customers – must be able to talk, hear, see, and comprehend.
  • Mobility of arms – Must be able to reach, and use arms to manipulate small objects.
  • Mobility inside the office to access filing cabinets, office machines, and supplies – must be able to move about the office space, stand for extended period of time, reach, bend, and occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.


  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Work is routinely performed in office environment.
  • Noise levels are typically minimal.
*Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, basic and supplemental life insurance, 401k and paid time off.**

Harrell’s LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Protected Veterans/Disabled.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, GINA, and age.
Harrell’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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