UNM Medical Group
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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
at UNM Medical Group
Commensurate with experience
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Job Code/Title: B0025/ Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
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UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
We are seeking a customer service oriented team player who will be responsible for processing company payrolls, benefit coodination, benefit enrollment, and maintaining relevant databases. This position provides support regarding payroll and benefits and assists in answering employee benefit questions and resolving problems.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Administers and processes company payroll. Prepares and maintains benefit enrollment for UNM Medical Group (UNMMG) employees using relevant databases. Provides support to UNMMG employees regarding payroll and benefits. Resolves and/or refers employee benefit questions and problems, as appropriate, and makes adjustments and corrections to benefits data and documentation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for processing biweekly and monthly payrolls accurately and in accordance with UNMMG policies and procedures while ensuring compliance with any applicable federal/state regulations.
Responsible for monitoring and ensuring employee data and deductions, leave banks, time sheets, and employer deductions are accurate by performing routine audits on various databases and/or entering and updating employee data into the various systems.
Provides day to day customer service to all employees as it pertains to payroll and benefits.
Processes employee’s wage verifications and tuition reimbursement request within established parameters.
Administer the short and long term disability program by serving as an Intermediary between the employee and the insurance carrier to ensure employees questions are answered and/or resolved.
Coordinate the annual benefits open enrollment process; Conducts informational sessions to aide in the employee benefit selection process.
Participates in the evaluation and implementation of new and/or revised systems and processes, as appropriate.
Works closely with all departments to ensure consistency with payroll and benefits policies and procedures.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED with at least one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; Completed degree from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Knowledge of payroll tax regulations & computation methodologies
Knowledge of employment laws as they relate to payroll and timesheets
Knowledge of federal and state payroll reporting regulations and procedures
Strong knowledge of advanced MS Excel functions and other reporting tools
Knowledge of MS PowerPoint and MS Word
Maintain confidentiality in dealing with employee records
Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns
Knowledge and understanding of employee benefits: principles, practices, procedures, and documentation
Knowledge of open enrollment systems and procedures
Must be organized, process oriented, and possess strong customer service skills
Knowledge of computerized human resources and payroll systems
Setup and validation of employee deductions in Human Resource/Payroll systems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse community
Ability to analyze and solve problems
Conditions of Employment
Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Fingerprinting, and subsequent clearance, is required.
Must provide proof of varicella & MMR immunity or obtain vaccinations within 90 days of employment.
Must obtain annual influenza vaccination.
If this position is assigned to a clinical area, successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-placement medical evaluation/health screen. Required N-95 mask fitting, testing, vaccinations to include annual TST, Tdap, and Hepatitis B will be determined based on location and nature of position.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
No or very limited physical effort required.