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Payroll Administrator (Remote)

Company: RLI Corp.
Location: Peoria
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us

We're not like other insurance companies. From our specialty products to our business model, our culture to our results - we're different. Different is who we are, and how we work, interact, deliver and succeed together. Creating a different and better insurance experience doesn't just happen. It takes focus and a shared passion for going beyond the expected to forge relationships and deliver care that makes a difference. This approach rises from and is supported by our talented, ethical and smart team of employee owners united around a single purpose: to work alongside our customers and partners when they need us, in unexpected ways, with exceptional results. Apply today to make a difference with us.

RLI is a Glassdoor Best Places to Work company with a strong, successful background. For decades, our financial track record has been stellar - a testament to our culture and validation of our reputation as an excellent underwriting company. Our insurance subsidiaries are rated A+ "Superior" by AM Best company and A "Strong" by Standard & Poor's. Check out our strong financial track record here.

Position Purpose

Under occasional supervision, performs the administration of the company's payroll function. Oversees and processes changes related to permanent payroll records. Verifies payroll data for entirety and accuracy. Processes journal entries for each pay period and assists with payroll related accounts reconciliation. Monitors payroll procedures for ensuring compliance with government agencies.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

* Prepare multi-state U.S bi-weekly payroll for 2 payroll companies


* Calculate manual checks outside of normal payroll processing schedule


* Manage non-benefit plan payroll deductions, retroactive payment adjustments, tax related items, garnishments, and W2's


* Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets


* Reconcile payroll related General Ledger accounts, payroll data input to bi-weekly output, and payroll accruals


* Administer all payroll year end processes


* Generate reports upon request


* Ensure tax and regulatory compliance are met and observed, including registration in new tax jurisdictions.


* Maintain payroll records in accordance with governmental retention requirements


* Organize and maintain appropriate work instructions and process flows for payroll processing


* Respond to employee payroll inquires and provide excellent customer service to all employees


* Additional duties as assigned



Education & Experience

* Associate Degree in Business Administration/Finance required, Accounting Degree preferred


* Three plus years in a Payroll Office performing all payroll functions; Three years additional payroll office experience in lieu of Associate's degree


* Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred.


* Multi-jurisdictional payroll tax experience required.


* Workday payroll experience is a plus.



Knowledge, Skills, & Competencies

* Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer


* Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system


* Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.


* Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy


* Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure


* Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines


* Ability to communicate findings and recommendations to management on matters of payroll.


* Ability to communicate effectively with employees on payroll-related matters.



Personal & Professional Growth

RLI encourages its employees to pursue professional development work in insurance and job-related areas. We make a commitment to employees to provide educational opportunities that help them enhance their skills and further their career advancement. RLI fosters a true learning culture and encourages professional growth through insurance courses, in-house training and other educational programs. RLI covers the cost for most programs and employees typically earn a bonus upon successful completion of approved courses and certifications. Our personal and professional growth benefits include:

* Nationwide employment opportunities


* Training & certification opportunities


* Tuition reimbursement


* Education bonuses



Diversity & Inclusion

Our goal is to attract, develop and retain the best employee talent from diverse backgrounds while promoting an environment where all viewpoints are valued and individuals feel respected, are treated fairly, and have an opportunity to excel in their chosen careers. We actively support, and participate in, initiatives led by the American Property Casualty Insurance Association that aim to increase diversity in the insurance industry. Cultivating an exceptional and diverse workforce to deliver excellent customer service reinforces our culture and is a key to achieving superior business results.

RLI is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Total Rewards

At RLI, we're all owners. We hire the best and the brightest employees and allow them to share in the company's success through our Total Rewards. With the Employee Stock Ownership plan at its core, the Total Rewards program includes all compensation, benefits and perks that come with being an RLI employee.

Financial Incentives

* Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)


* 401(k) - automatic 3% company contribution


* Annual discretionary 401k and ESOP profit-sharing contribution (up to 15% of base salary)


* Annual bonus plans



Work & Life

* Paid time off (PTO) and holidays


* Paid volunteer time off (VTO) to support our communities


* Parental and family care leave


* Flexible & hybrid work arrangements


* Fitness center discounts and free virtual fitness platform


* Employee assistance program



Health & Wellness

* Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits


* Flexible spending and health savings accounts


* 2x Base Salary for Group Life and AD&D insurance


* Voluntary life insurance for purchase


* Critical Illness & Accident insurance


* Short-term and long-term disability benefits

Keywords: RLI Corp., Peoria , Payroll Administrator (Remote), Human Resources , Peoria, Illinois

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