Manager, Payroll & Benefits

Human Resources Nashville


We’re making plans to welcome a Payroll, Benefits and Compensation Manager to lead our Payroll, Benefits, and Compensation disciplines. Join our dynamic Human Resources (HR) Team and be the “go-to” contributor in planning, analysis, implementation, and administration of our Total Rewards Programs. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Human Resources, you will oversee and be responsible for planning and maintaining accurate master data in the payroll/HRIS platform, employee benefits, and compensation areas as well as leveraging these systems to increase operational efficiencies and communication within the Human Resources Division and throughout the organization.


Establish objectives, goals, and priorities in conjunction with the Senior Director of Human Resources for increasing the organization’s use of the Paycor solutions platform to support strategic initiatives including a more robust HRIS system.

Optimize the use of technology and develop tools and communication campaigns to automate transactional HR activity throughout the organization.

Develop, manage, and lead ongoing HR data, metrics and reporting strategy to support decision making.


Ensure payroll is processed and delivered consistently in an accurate, timely and compliant manner for over 130 corporate employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws for all hourly and salaried employees.

Provide Accounting with timely and accurate general ledger entries.

Reconcile appropriate accounts each payroll or as necessary.

Process statutory reporting and compliance filing(s) to ensure accuracy, compliance and timeliness. This includes garnishments, payroll taxes, and W2’s and ACA filings.

Assist with the payroll related administration of our 401(k) and other plans such as life Insurance, STD, LTD, HSA, and FSA. This includes reconciliation and provision of department allocations to Finance.

Assist Finance in the compensation budget preparation by providing and verifying needed data.

Ensure the organization’s pay practices comply with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Benefits & Wellness

Administer and develop communication campaigns for all benefits programs (retirement plans, wellness programs, insurance policies, etc.)

Research, analyze and recommend Total Rewards /benefits plans, programs, policies and enhancements that are appropriate.

Collaborate with the Senior Director of Human resources and benefits broker to develop open enrollment criteria. Assist with recommendations based on data analysis.

Monitor government regulations, legislation, and benefits trends and insure compliance in all areas i.e., ACA.

Manage the open enrollment, renewal, and communication processes.

Ensure all billing is verified for accuracy before payment is approved.

Research, analyze and recommend Wellness initiatives in collaboration with our thirty-party provider and our Senior Director of Human Resources.

Compensation and Analysis

Assess the organization’s pay structure.

Research compensation trends and respond/ reviewing compensation surveys in collaboration with the Senior Director of Human Resources.

Complete and recommend salaries by assisting as necessary with job analysis and description review, determining position classifications, in accordance with our third-party compensation consultants.

Evaluate and communicate our compensation policies and annual review through training.


Spiritually Mature – This person will have a solid, visible relationship with Christ which is evidenced by a heart for God, a deep love for people and a concern that others know Jesus Christ as their Savior. The fruits of the individual’s faith will show in attitude, time, dedication, character, humility, church involvement, and energy. The fruit of the Spirit, as communicated in Galatians 5:22-23, will be their context for reflecting their emotional maturity.

Establishes Relationships – Takes an interest in other people and their needs; consistently shows respect for others; leverages networks to get things done and has the ability to influence others.

Responsiveness – Has a servant’s heart; responds timely to requests and problems with advanced customer service skills; and follows through on commitments to co-workers, and outside vendor partners.

Data Savvy & Detailed – Possesses strong analytical skills and data skills. Can maneuver through complex data sets and utilize EXCEL effectively. Some might consider this individual a data nerd with personality. Highest regard for detailed accuracy. We want a perfectionist that doesn’t drive us all crazy.

Credible Communicator – An exceptional communicator when one-to-one. Reflects a professional presence and credibility and able to inspire confidence in those s/he speaks to and/or with.

Reliable & Conscientious and focused on working for the good of the team and organization. Willingly follows processes and procedures, rarely misses work or deadlines and always warns others in advance if it seems they might fail to meet their commitments. Accountable and timely.

Confidential – High level of discretion and maturity, able to handle confidential and proprietary information with highest degree of professionalism.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or closely related experience and/or training in Payroll, Benefits and Compensation with a demonstrated level of increasing responsibility and complexity; or equivalent combination of education and experience
5 to 7 years’ experience with payroll and benefits administration/management preferably in a 501(c) (3) organization
Strong analytical skills, highly articulate, and credible communicator.
Successful completion of a credit check, drug and background screen.
Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and Payroll Applications (Prefer Paycor).
Strong sense of personal accountability and self-motivation, with a strong customer orientation


CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) through the American Payroll Association

Employment Number #2019-205 Location/Department Human Resources Type Full Time Role Manager, Payroll & Benefits

Required Skills

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Core Competencies
Payroll Experience Benefits Administration
1 Language
Core Values
Work Environment & Time Requirement
Climate-controlled office environment 8-hour workday Variations in work volume sometimes require extended working hours, approximately

Additional Requirements

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Team PlayerDetail OrientedExcellent Communicator
5 Years Of experience

Department / Location

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Division is instrumental in creating and sustaining a healthy culture at the International Headquarters. We provide support for learning and development of the staff, perform all duties related to hiring, payroll and providing a comprehensive benefits package.
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