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Payroll Administrator

Company: LHM Ford Provo
Location: Provo
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Larry H. Miller Dealerships' Job DescriptionPayroll AdministratorPrimary Responsibilities:The Payroll Administrator is expected to:Accurately and timely process dealership payroll while ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.Regularly educate employees on all applicable and current company procedures, policies, and benefits.Seek ways to improve business operation efficiencies and customer service.Be a teacher to support the efforts of other employees to be successful.Reports to: ControllerEssential Job Functions:1. Maximize Profit Retention, Financial Reporting, and Personnel Administration.Accurately process payroll while utilizing the Dealership's current software system and procedures to ensure appropriate pay, deduction, and on-time receipt of each paycheck compliant with local, state, and federal guidelines.Maintain current knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal wage and hour laws, employment laws, and payroll systems to achieve alignment with benefits and ensure compliance in these matters.Administer company leave, FMLA, local state applicable leave, insurance benefits, and employee programs regularly in compliance with the Larry H. Miller Dealerships' guidelines as well as local, state, and federal guidelines.Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management.Process and maintain new, existing, and terminated employee documentation to retain accurate personal information and ensure legal compliance.Accurately enroll newly eligible employees within the company's benefit programs, 401(k), and insurance regulations.Maintain employee confidence and protect operations by utilizing discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information.Complete and maintain all Larry H. Miller Dealerships' required training.Handle and resolve employee issues within Larry H. Miller Dealerships' guidelines.Maintain ability to handle job stress and effective interaction with others in the workplace.Perform all other job duties as requested by management.2. Operate with Integrity.Demand the highest ethical standards from self and others.Maintain composure within the workplace as well as outside the workplace when interacting or representing the Larry H. Miller Dealerships.Set an example of a positive attitude and professionalism, including a neat, orderly, and safe work environment.Physical Demands:Work performed in a dealership setting due to the necessity to work in person with employees, customers, and vendors.Must be able to sit, stand, bend, reach, talk, hear, stoop, kneel, crouch, use hands and fingers and move about facilities.Required vision includes close, vision, distance, peripheral, and the ability to adjust focus.Required to lift up to a minimum of 10lbs.Maintain regular attendance and timeliness as set forth within the work schedule designated by the department supervisor/manager.In general, this position is assigned regular business hours; however, it is typical to work more than 40 hours per week.Minimum Qualifications:1. Education, Experience, and Certification(s)/Training.High school diploma or the equivalent.2+ years of previous payroll experience. Automotive experience is desirable.HR experience is desirable.2. Skills.Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.Learning Strategies- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.Communication- Basic ability to read and write, ability to effectively convey information to others, apply active listening by taking the time to understand the points being made by employees and customers, being aware of others' reactions, and understanding why they react as they do.Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.Critical thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.Information Ordering- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).Resolving conflicts and negotiating with others- The ability to handle complaints, settle disputes, resolve grievances and conflicts or otherwise negotiate with others.3. Knowledge.Knowledge of Larry H. Miller Dealerships' current company management systems desirable.Interacting with Computers- Using computers and computer systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required.Clerical- Administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, file and record management, and other office procedures and terminology.English Language- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Ability to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.Customer and Personal Service- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.General Standards:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Adaptability- Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.Selective Attention- Concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.Making Decisions and Solving Problems- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.Interpersonal Skills- Maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new things.Management of Personnel Resources- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.Leadership- Ability to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction while setting an example of ethical practices for all employees.Compliance- Understanding of and adherence to all Company standards, state and federal laws and regulations as well as product pricing guidelines of all lenders, agencies, or business partners.Customer Service- Providing excellent customer service through the defined Larry H. Miller processes which promote efficiencies, fairness, and cost-effectiveness.Ethics/Integrity- Representing the Larry H. Miller Dealerships by conducting yourself in a professional and courteous manner that demonstrates integrity and avoids actual or perceived conflicts of interest while complying with company standards and business ethics.Oral Communication- Clearly identifying and professionally expressing issues in positive or negative situations.Planning/Organizing- Prioritizing and planning work activities and using time effectively.Quality- Demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness and monitoring your work to ensure quality.Dependability- Consistent, punctual attendance at work; following instructions; responding to management direction and soliciting feedback to improve performance.Time Management- The ability to integrate methods of time management to provide a consistent and effective workflow that is cohesive for the department and team.Safety and Security- Observing safety and security procedures and using equipment and materials properly.Company management reserves the right to add to, change or retract portions of this job description. Employee is required to adhere to the qualifications, duties, and conditions of any revised job description.

Keywords: LHM Ford Provo, Provo , Payroll Administrator, Human Resources , Provo, Utah

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