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Livonia, Michigan


The Payroll/ Benefits Administrator is responsible for the administration of company Payroll and Benefits administration for all company business units. The HR Administrator will ensure pay and benefits are processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. In addition, the Payroll/Benefits Administrator will also manage any third party payroll or benefits contracts.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Administers employee insurance programs including life, disability, and health insurance plans.
  • Administers employee savings plans that includes the company’s 401(k) plan, personal savings plans, and deferred compensation programs.
  • Advises and informs employees of changes and developments related to benefits including eligibility, coverage, and provisions.
  • Facilitates accurate and timely delivery of employer contributions and employee payroll deductions to carriers, plan administrators, or other appropriate service providers.
  • Completes records, reporting, and other documentation required by federal, state, and provider rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Conducts employee surveys, census, and other research and demographic efforts required to collect accurate quotes from benefit providers.
  • Identifies and selects carriers and plans based on quotes, available benefits, and prior experience.
  • Monitors administrators’ and insurance carriers’ reports to ensure the organization’s compliance with plan requirements.
  • Ensures the organizations and plans’ compliance with the applicable provisions of COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA.
  • Maintains knowledge of economic conditions, labor market, and other factors related to ensuring the organization provides competitive and reasonable.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices in payroll and benefits administration.
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Plan and facilitate employee benefit awareness programs as needed.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and compensation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Thorough knowledge of COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA requirements.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with payroll software.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, or related required or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience administering compensation or benefits programs required.

Benefits Offered

  • 401K, dental, life, medical, vision

Employment Type

  • Full-Time
  • XanEdu, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.

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