HR Coordinator - Payroll

Job Locations US-IA-Norway
Req No.
Regular Full-Time


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Member of the Human Resources team that will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, participate in data entry Payroll processing. This position will be responsible reported Family Medical Leave (FMLA) requests; to make determinations based on state and federal regulations; and to ensure that on-going claim management is within company service standards and industry best practices. Also this position will be responsible for assisting with benefits enrollment and questions while following all local state and federal regulations.




  • Owner of the bi-weekly payroll process. Responsible for managing the collection, approval, and reconciliation of payroll data to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timely submission of payroll data.
  • Compiles payroll data such as garnishments, paid time off, insurance, 401k deductions, etc, which requires a high level of confidently.
  • Ability to develop a process that allows validation of payroll accuracy and efficient processing. Responsible for keying in some data but must manage the process of data collection and validation to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Keeps abreast of the payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws, and corresponds with federal, state and local tax agencies as needed.
  • Train employees to use the payroll system and provides ongoing support and exceptional customer service. Responds to requests for wage information for the purpose of loans, unemployment, etc.
  • Establishes FMLA claims; tracks and codes documentation in accordance with internal workflow processes.
  • Analyzes FMLA claims to determine eligibility and certification in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Identifies action plan; determines benefits due; and makes timely case decisions based on service expectations as established by the client.
  • Processes all employee hiring, status changes, and termination paperwork.
  • Assists with updates with any information relative to hiring, status changes, benefits data, employee data, vacation and holiday accruals, other as necessary.
  • Enrolls employees into benefits, makes necessary changes, and enters terminations into the appropriate systems
  • Other duties may be assigned.



This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Associate's degree (AA) in accounting or related field.
  • 2 to 4 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, reports and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak courteously and effectively with a variety of people and respond to basic questions in situations where common courtesy and tact are needed.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to use such concepts in practical situations. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts and run reports.



  • It is imperative that the candidate be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and with others.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Database experience is a plus.
  • Strong work ethic and team player.
  • High degree of professionalism and tact.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management.
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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