Payroll and Benefits Specialist – Irvine, CA

The Payroll and Benefits Specialist will report to the Director of Human Resources.  This position is responsible for a variety of job duties, including maintaining daily upkeep of the Human Resources office, assisting employees with requests and questions, overseeing employee benefits, payroll processing.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Work on special projects relating to employee benefits, compensation, payroll, etc.
•    Reconcile benefit bills; medical, dental, vision, flex spending
•    Enroll new employees in benefits and maintain benefits; meet with each new hire one on one to explain benefit program, provide instruction on how to complete enrollment forms, work with brokers to enroll; for all locations
•    Resolve benefit questions and issues in conjunction with benefit broker; handle full circle benefits administration
•    Process payroll semi-monthly
•    Data entry into the Payroll system
•    Run reports from the Payroll system
•    Communicate closely with the finance team to ensure payroll is accurate and internal controls are being followed
•    Audit payroll deductions quarterly
•    Oversee annual worker’s compensation audit in conjunction with the Director of HR
•    Oversee annual 401K audit in conjunction with the Director of HR
•    Oversee annual Benefits Open Enrollment in conjunction with Benefits broker
•    Develop and propose new employee benefits; ideas for improvement
•    Assist with service recognition program
•    Submit 401K contributions semi-monthly
•    Cover lunch and breaks for receptionist on a daily basis
•    Point of contact for employees and managers with the TLO (Time and Labor Online) system; assist with any problems, corrections, etc.
•    As part of the Human Resources department, work as a team to coordinate and execute employee events/activities
•    Assist as needed in other areas of Human Resources and/or Finance

Required Experience and Skills:
•    Previous experience as a Paymaster, HR Coordinator, General Accounting clerk or other similar position
•    Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), PC based programs
•    Previous experience working with an HRIS/Payroll system  required
•    2+ years as a Payroll Clerk, Paymaster or Benefits Administrator required
•    Professional/polished communicator
•    Team player
•    EXTREMELY detail oriented and organized
•    Resourceful
•    Enthusiastic and positive
•    Must be able to maintain confidentiality
•    Ability to catch on quickly and thrive in a very fast paced environment
•    Professional demeanor

Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, finance or other related field preferred

•    VIZIO offers medical, dental and vision benefits in addition to a 401K program and a quarterly company performance-based bonus for full time employees.

Application Process:
To be considered for a position, applicants need to submit an online VIZIO careers form and post a resume at:  Please include compensation history.  Due to the volume of resumes received, we only follow up with the most qualified candidates.