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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/17/2016

Hitachi Consulting Norwalk, CT

Company
Hitachi Consulting
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
34264
AJE Ref #
576196712
Location
Norwalk, CT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Overview:

Process bi-weekly payroll for entire Hitachi Capital America (HCA) staff, including exempt and non-exempt population. Accountable and responsible for payroll production and tax-related issues, verifying totals, responding to/resolving employee questions and problems. Assist HR department with day-to-day activities and related project work.



Commitment to Internal Control:

The incumbent accepts the responsibility for establishing and maintaining the internal control system associated with the essential duties and responsibilities of the functional areas that the incumbent manages.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(List in order of time spent)

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Compiles payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time, car allowance, insurance and 401(k) deductions. Verifies non-exempt hours in ADP Time & Attendance.
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Works in conjunction with contractors to process bi-weekly payroll in ADP Workforce Now.
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Maintains HRIS data using ADP HR & Benefits module.
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Inputs monthly HCA (US) payroll for expatriate staff.
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Acts as the main point of contact for payroll outsource project, ensuring accuracy of data.
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Assists with Internal Controls process mapping and audit data gathering, acting as the main point of contact for payroll records and reports.
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Performs year-end adjustments in payroll in preparation for W-2's (such as taxable fringe benefits, etc.)
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Runs and/or creates payroll reports as needed using ADP Custom Reporting.
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Prepares monthly reports for Accounting department for the month-end close.
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Conducts background investigations / E-Verify employment verification and updates HR Generalist on status.
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Coordinates and enters health benefit enrollments/changes via benefits website(s).
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Manages Out of Office Manager time-off system and resolves arising issues.



HR Specialist Duties

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Manages FMLA process from claim initiation to disability payments.
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Assists in recruitment by creating requisitions and managing candidate flow.
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Tracks HR budget and accounts payable for accurate recordkeeping.
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Handles project work as needed (e.g., Workday implementation).



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws
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Strong knowledge of ADP Workforce Now HR & Benefits, Time & Attendance, Payroll & Reports
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Excellent attention to detail
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Ability to maintain confidential information
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Excellent time management and organizational skills
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Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
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Clear written and verbal communications
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Ability to work well in a team environment



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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Bachelors degree in business-related area, or equivalent experience, with a proven facility in data entry, customer service and problem resolution



LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION:

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N/A



Tools and Equipment Used:

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Personal computer, copier, fax, phone, and other typical office equipment



Working Hours:
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Hours may vary and will require some evening work, frequently requires working 35-40 hours/week depending on business needs



TRAVEL:

OCCASIONAL TRAVEL RELATED TO ATTENDANCE AT INDUSTRY SEMINARS



Physical Demands:

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Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of office equipment
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Light lifting and carrying of supplies, files, etc.
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Ability to speak to and hear customers and/or other employees via phone or in person
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Body motor skills sufficient to enable incumbent to move from one office location to another



The job description does not constitute an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship and is subject to change by the employer as the needs

Of the employer and requirements of the job change.