Payroll and Benefits Manager (PT, Temp)

Hillel International | Remote, United States

Posted Date 11/08/2022

Part-Time, Temporary Payroll and Benefits Manager

Hillel International

Hillel International is looking for a Part-Time, Temporary Payroll and Benefits Manager to help support Hillel International’s Human Resources operations and administration. This critical, customer-facing role provides payroll and benefits support and guidance to over 100 local Hillels throughout the United States and supports payroll and benefits administration at the Schusterman International Center, Hillel International’s support center. This is a 20-hour per week, temporary position on the Strategic HR team, reporting to our Associate Director of HR Administration. We anticipate this being a 6 month assignment, with the possibility of an extension. 

Location: Preference for Austin, TX or Washington, D.C., to work near other Schusterman International Center Strategic HR professionals.

To be successful in this position you must be customer focused, team-oriented, self-motivated, and results driven. We’re looking for someone who embraces challenges, isn’t above any task, and is constantly seeking to learn, while maintaining their passion and sense of humor.

What you’ll do:

  • Work as part of a collaborative team handling HR Operations, Payroll and Benefits support – team and work will be distributed to best support organizational needs

  • Support payroll processing and troubleshoot payroll errors for over 100 local Hillels and processing payroll biweekly for the Schusterman International Center

  • Audit employee profiles for errors including checklists, personnel action forms and maintaining overall data integrity

  • Onboard and train new system users, scheduling 1:1 trainings and hosting webinars and office hours as needed

  • Create user guides for Payroll Admins in order to implement movement wide payroll best practices

  • Plan, develop, test, rollout and support various system-based initiatives, including open enrollment, State Sick Leave, Paid Family Leave and other projects as assigned

  • Administer our Workers’ Compensation insurance policy

  • Collaborate with Finance and IT to ensure accurate, timely and efficient processing of business transactions

  • Annual Open Enrollment Setup and processing

  • Provide parental leave support including leave analysis and coordination of state benefits

  • Benefits billing reconciliation and payment

 What you’ll bring:

  •  BA required, as is 3-5 years of professional experience in the HR space

  • Previous HRIS, Benefits and Payroll experience, including knowledge of applicable multi state and federal HR, payroll and benefits laws

  • Proven ability to cultivate strong relationships with a focus on customer service and support

  • Ability to stay calm under pressure, maintaining focus and adhering to deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfort rolling up sleeves to get things done

  • Proven success with multi-tasking and working collaboratively as part of a team

  • A genuine respect for the diversity of Jewish life.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office suite and video conferencing tools, Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Excitement about the HR/Payroll/Benefits space

  • Excellent critical thinking skills

Who you are:

  • You are passionate about payroll and benefits and understand their complexities and the importance of getting it right

  • You are client driven and your focus on customer service is second to none

  • You’re analytical by nature and you enjoy looking at data and translating it into concrete and actionable objectives

  • You are systems-oriented – you can translate complex payroll and benefits processes into system based best practices efficiently and effectively

  • You thrive on learning and know you must first seek to understand something before you can effectively help

As the Payroll and Benefits Manager, a typical day may include:

  • Guiding a local Hillel Director or Operations Manager through system challenges or complex reporting needs

  • Processing payroll on behalf of a local Hillel

  • Troubleshooting system inefficiencies and payroll errors, including researching and resolving issues and correcting processes

  • Diving into data, running and analyzing reports

  • Communicating payroll and benefits updates, including biweekly reminders and ad-hoc changes and updates

  • Running HSA distribution reports and uploading to vendor’s site

  • Monitoring Benefits enrollments in the system ensuring accuracy in codes and elections

  • Supporting an employee through parental leave planning or in filing a worker’s compensation claim  

  • Responding to questions via phone and email with a commitment to customer service

What you’ll get out of it:

  •  Amazing, smart, dedicated, fun colleagues on the HR Team, at the Schusterman International Center, and across the Hillel movement.

  • Flexible work hours and location.

  • This position will work an average of 20 hours per week at an hourly rate of $25-$30 per hour.  This will start as a 6 month assignment with a possible extension. 

To apply: 

Please apply at by clicking on "Current Openings." Contact Holly Ramsey [email protected] (hiring manager) or Jessica Rundle [email protected] with any questions.

Hiring Process and Timeline

  • Applications will close on Friday Nov 18th at 5pm EST
  • The interview process will begin the week of November 21st
  • We hope to have someone in place by early December

What We’re About

Hillel International is the largest Jewish campus and community-based organization in the world serving the college-age population. Working with hundreds of thousands of students globally to help Jewish students make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel, Hillel serves students at more than 550 colleges, universities and communities.
As an equal opportunity employer, all individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.

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