Express Employment Professionals HR Specialist - Payroll and Benefits in Grand Rapids, Michigan

HR Specialist – Payroll and Benefits Job Summary: An industry leading manufacturer is seeking an HR Specialist with experience focused on payroll and benefits to join its team in Kentwood, MI. This is a long-term evaluation hire opportunity with potential to continue growing with the organization! HR Specialist – Payroll and Benefits Responsibilities: ulliWork closely with the HR team to ensure all company and department goals are met/liliProcess payroll in a multi-state (10+ including Michigan, California, North Carolina, and Ohio) environment accurately, confidentially, and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations/liliCreate, maintain, and organize HR filing and record keeping (paper-based and electronic) including recruitment and application files, personnel and confidential files for existing and past employees, and all other HR-related employee records and files/liliEducate and orient new employees with benefits information and insurance program details; ensure enrollments and terminations are processed in a timely manner/liliTrain new managers, supervisors, and team leaders on the HRIS for relevant tasks such as approving timecards/liliPartner with benefits and payroll providers / vendors on a proactive basis to address issues and manage billing reconciliation/liliDesign, implement, and launch training programs for HRIS, benefits, and payroll systems/liliRepresent the company in community activities such as fundraising events and committees/liliStay current in job knowledge, employment laws, and industry trends by participating in educational opportunities and networking events/li/ul HR Specialist – Payroll and Benefits Qualifications:ulliAssociate’s degree in business, human resources, or related field required/lili3+ years of multi-state payroll and benefits administration experience required/liliExperience with Healthcare 5500 and Vets 100/liliExperience with workers’ compensation and FMLA administration/liliExperience with ADP Workforce Now a plus/liliExperience with HRIS implementation a plus/li/ulLocation: Kentwood, MIPosition Type: Full-time evaluation hirePay: $18.00 - $20.00/HR based on experience and qualifications What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?Express Employment Professionals is a local employment agency that has been helping people find great jobs in Grand Rapids since 1996. We focus on helping people find permanent, long term positions at some of the best companies in the area. Every week we are actively working with 130+ companies in the Greater Grand Rapids area. Express has a wide variety of jobs available, including:ulliLight Industrial/liliSkilled Trades/liliAdministrative/liliProfessional/li/ul Benefits of working with Express:ulliWeekly Pay/liliMedical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance/lili401(K) Savings Plan/liliHoliday and Vacation Pay/liliScholarship programs/liliFree Online Training/li/ul