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HR/Payroll Assistant
Posted date [10/23/17] (ID: 428)
Alpha Technologies, which provides world-class powering solutions, seeks an HR/Payroll Assistant to join its team in Bellingham, WA. Under general supervision, this person will perform a variety of routine duties to process multi-company, multi-state payrolls. Outside of the biweekly payroll schedule, you will perform HR duties including recruiting, new hire processing, and special projects.


• Process regular payrolls on a biweekly basis; process manual checks as directed
• Maintain employee personnel files; keep data organized
• Maintain current and historic payroll workpapers
• Maintain current addresses for active and terminated employees
• Enter new hires, status changes, and employees terminations in HRIS systems
• Reconcile benefit deductions and process payments for health clubs, home and auto insurance, and EAP billing
• Assist with open enrollment and benefit renewals/changes
• Assist in leave of absence processing and intermittent leave tracking
• Process benefit claims forms, including life and disability
• Process commission payments and provide copies to employees
• Assist with payroll system user support including password reset and user ID lookups
• Maintain confidential information regarding personnel actions, legal actions, compensation, separations, and organizational plans
• Maintain open door policy for all employees; helps maintain a positive employee climate with open communication and employee recognition programs
• Prepare employment verifications and payroll reports upon request
• Provide payroll data as requested for government and statistical reports
• Assist with new hire processing including pre-employment screening and onboarding
• Run recruitment ads and postings; conduct initial resume screening for managers
• Assist with benefits tracking, data entry, and orientations
• Assist with employee requisition tracking
• Assist with company events and special projects

Additional responsibilities may include processing training records into SAP and maintaining employee training files and serving as Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program coordinator for the Bellingham facilities as needed.

Requirements and Skills:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience: 2 - 4 years of payroll, HR or office management experience

• Ability to speak/read/write English
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
• Work well under pressure
• Record of excellent attendance and punctuality
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• Excellent data entry skills
• Good problem solving skills
• Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner
• Good verbal and written communications skills

• SAP experience
• Paylocity experience

PC Application Skills:
Basic level: Word, Outlook, Adobe
Intermediate level: Excel

Experience with payroll software

Travel Requirements: N/A

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:
E-mail resume to: opportunities(at)alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on The Alpha Group, visit www.alpha.com

The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:
• A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision exam coverage
• Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program
• Flexible spending plans for Healthcare Reimbursement and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs
• A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees
• An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth
• Eight paid holidays each year
• Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time
Post Details
Job Title HR/Payroll Assistant
Location Bellingham
Industry Human Resources
Job Type Full-Time
Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Compensation DOE
Application Deadline
Posted By Alpha Technologies Inc.
Email opportunities(at)alpha.com
Alpha Technologies

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