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Payroll & Benefits Clerk

Job Summary


The Payroll & Benefits Clerk will be responsible for processing all aspects of U.S. payroll for company employees.  They will maintain personnel files for all employees as required.   They will oversee and administer leave requests, particularly those arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), state and local leave laws, and short-term or long-term disability plans.


Essential Functions

  • Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
  • Reconciles payroll each pay period.
  • Run and maintain standard and requested reports weekly and monthly.
  • Maintain attendance tracking according to Attendance Policy.
  • Maintain file management system as required.
  • Assists with the administration of employee benefits, which may include collecting and submitting employee information and notice of change in status to health, dental, life, disability, and other insurance carriers or insurance brokers.
  • Handles the FMLA leave administration process partnering with HR Business Partners. This includes gathering and completing all required paperwork, determining leave eligibility, designating leave as FMLA-qualifying, requesting medical certification as needed, and accounting for intermittent and reduced schedule leave use.
  • Preserves confidentiality of employee documentation and files.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail a must.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll software. Experience with UKG, Ultimate Software or Kronos preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Will require weekly travel to Kentucky locations.


  • High school diploma or GED with 5 years in accounting or payroll experience OR
  • Associate degree and 3 years of experience in account or payroll

Bullard is an equal opportunity employer.

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