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HR/Payroll Generalist

SEATTLE ACADEMY is a dynamic community that challenges students to question, imagine, and create in order to contribute boldly to a changing world. This mission comes alive in our urban school setting where we serve grades 6 – 12 in a vibrant, independent school environment.

Our diverse faculty and staff are exceptionally qualified, strong academically, and combine rich life experience with passion for their disciplines. Our teaching philosophy is geared toward our mission and guiding principles of Culture of Performance, College and Life, Know the Kid, and Inclusive Community.

We are seeking a skilled Payroll/HR Generalist to administratively support the HR/Payroll Manager, in addition to providing regular processing of a bi-monthly payroll for 200+ employees. The ideal candidate has experience with both HR & payroll laws & procedures and can juggle various duties as well as complete tasks in a timely manner. Confidentiality, being able to exercise sound judgement and the ability to effectively communicate and deliver exceptional customer service with/to all faculty, staff and outside venders is essential for this position.

Responsibilities include processing the bi-monthly payroll, including time and attendance; investigating and resolving payroll questions & issues and working in partnership with the HR/Payroll Manager to deliver accurate bi-monthly payroll reports; assisting in the tracking and processing of fringe benefits, new hires, promotions, status changes and terminations as well as the upkeep of all personnel files to maintain compliance. Additional projects will be assigned as required as part of this role and as a member of the SAAS school community.

As the Payroll/HR Generalist you are expected to have the following:

  • Experience in both Payroll & HR
  • Understanding of ADP or other payroll, HRIS systems
  • Computer literate in Office Suite & Google Workplace
  • Strong organizational & communication skills
  • Knowledge of HR & Labor laws
  • Ability to multitask and deliver timely, accurate results

Seattle Academy provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender presentation, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws. SAAS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

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