Payroll & Benefits Coordinator


· Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of the weekly multi-state payroll for hundreds of on-season employees for our amusement parks and food and beverage locations

· Audit employees’ time punches approved by location managers to ensure compliance, accuracy and efficiency

· Audit tip sheets to ensure distributed amounts match POS amounts

· Review all monthly, quarterly and year-end tax reporting

· Responsible for analyzing payroll accounts in General Ledger and provide accurate monthly/quarterly/year end closing journal entries and analyses

· Manage and process accurate garnishment calculations and compliance

· Assist location managers to resolve any payroll discrepancies

· Process payrate changes, status changes, direct deposit, and terminations for all employees

· Assist with benefits administration and audit monthly benefits invoices

· Assist with handling unemployment claims, garnishments, and all DOL and inquiries

· Assist with maintenance of company Health and Benefits Programs which include health insurance, Profit-Sharing 401K, COBRA, FMLA, STD, LTD

· Assist with management of Company’s Paid Time Off Policy

· Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and company information

· Communicate actively and provide information reporting to Finance, HR, Legal and other departments

· Participate in training programs

· Maintain professional knowledge up to date by participating in courses and educational opportunities

· Perform other duties expected of the Payroll & Benefits Coordinator position and assist in all other critical needs of the Company as assigned


· Confidentiality

· Accuracy, integrity, accountability and positive attitude

· Teamwork, continuous improvement, and process-based culture

· 3+ years’ equivalent professional experience required

· 1-3 years multi-state payroll processing experience required

· Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, or related certification (PHR, SHRM, CPP)

· Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel and expert knowledge of macros functions, pivot tables, and VLOOKUPS functions required

· Ability to manage multiple priorities and time-sensitive deadlines efficiently

· Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office suite and expert knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and editing

· Knowledge of Paychex HRIS a plus

· Hospitality experience a plus

· Strong oral and written communication skills

· Strong analytical and organization skills

· Meticulous attention to detail


· Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Short- and Long-term disability coverage, Profit Share Plan

· Paid Time Off: Holidays, vacation, personal, comp days and sick days