Benefits/Payroll Specialist (#0490)

Announcement: 0490

Position Summary:
The benefits/payroll specialist works closely with the payroll administrator and the
Human Resources Department to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia

Location of Position: Birmingham, AL
Office location of Position: 2100 16th Avenue South, Suite 301, Birmingham, AL 35205

Primary Responsibilities:
• Respond to managers’ and employees’ questions, issues and concerns related
to benefits and payroll in a complete and timely manner
• Assist in the on-boarding process for new employees to ensure their complete
understanding of benefits offered and documentation required
• Properly administer benefits programs such as life, health, and dental insurance,
leave of absence, and employee assistance. Serves as the point of contact for
outside vendors as it concerns retirement plans, worker’s compensation, short-term disability, etc.
• Assist in the investigation of work-related accidents and prepare reports for
insurance carrier
• Respond to employee injuries (Workmen’s Compensation and First Report of
Injury) while providing the appropriate and supportive documentation in
• Ensure that all worker’s compensation claims, FMLA leave requests, Department
of Labor unemployment compensation inquiries, garnishment notices, drug
screening notices, etc. are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
• Review monthly payroll deductions and reconcile to insurance invoice
• Maintain employee payroll files
• Timely issue payroll benefits report to include regular notices for bonuses and
merit increases
• Assist the payroll administrator in processing payroll
• Submit requisitions to the account payable accountant for benefits payable each
• Assist evaluators and auditors during site visits by providing required
documentation and files
• Perform other duties as assigned by the accounting manager, chief operating
officer, chief financial officer, and/or executive director Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with
knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with participants and resource providers
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related
-At least two years of experience in the area of human resources or payroll preferred
-Advance computer skills in MS Office products, particularly Excel, Word, and Outlook
-High attention to detail and accuracy
-Ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
-Non-profit and/or health and human service industry experience is a plus

Job Salary:
$34,000 – $44,000 annual salary

F/T, Exempt, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
40 Hours

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations
and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors
to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including
cover letter and resume to, apply at:, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.
Please insert in the subject line (BPS-0490).
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to
be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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