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Payroll and Benefits Specialist (Closed)

Date Posted: 12/19/2019

Job #1569129
Farmingdale, New York

Title: Payroll and Benefits Specialist Location: Farmingdale, NY Lucas Group ID: 1569129 Role Overview: Lucas Group is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist in Farmingdale, NY for a well-established and growing retail firm. This person will need to have strong working knowledge and skills in payroll processing, benefits enrollment, and contributions. This person must be administratively strong, a self-starter, and able to drive performance and success in order to support the organizations 200 employees. Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing ADP Workforce Now, process weekly payroll for 200 exempt and non-exempt (hourly) employees.
  • Manage the benefits enrollment process for all new employees and for all current employees during annual open enrollment.
  • Work with the HR Director and Benefits Managers to regularly communicate benefits and payroll matters to employees.
  • Create accurate, timely reports for payroll and benefits information.
  • Be the resident expert, triaging all issues, regarding payroll and benefits.
  • Administratively manage all new hires, terminations, leaves of absence, etc., to ensure all benefits are distributed, as necessary.


  • At least 3 years of payroll or benefits administration and execution experience; preferred both payroll and benefits administration.
  • Experience interpreting and communicating payroll and benefits to employees.
  • Directly managed payroll processes for hourly employees.
  • Managed open enrollment for medium to large-sized team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  • MUST have ADP Workforce Now experience
  • Excellent communication and people skills, with demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with all levels of employees and leaders.

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