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Payroll and HRIS Specialist- J/PR

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022 10:50 AM
    Message # 12966471
    Liz Higgins (Administrator)

    Who are we?

    J/PR is a global communications firm specializing in public relations, content creation, and social media. We work with some of the best hotels, resorts and lifestyle brands in the world, including Relais & Chateaux, Vail Resorts Hospitality and Hilton Luxury Brands to name a few. You can see our current client list here.  Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). We tell compelling original stories to connect brands to their target audiences. We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We're dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other.

    Forbes said “There are the Women Deciding Where You’re Traveling,” and Inc. Magazine featured J/PR in an article titled, “How Two Millennial-ish Women Built a PR Powerhouse.” This is in addition to numerous awards like PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 5 for five years in a row, The PR Net 100, Forbes Five Star Agency, PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year, and Crain’s Best Places to Work (to name a few). 

    At J/PR, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture, and we whole-heartedly  believe in a work-life blend, where you'll be empowered to continue learning and growing through travel, mentorship, training and retreats, along with a connected company culture.

    The Role

    As a Payroll and HRIS Specialist, you will work closely with the Controller and Human Resources team on day-to-day employee transactions related to all Human Resource Information Systems.  You are the employee’s  go to for all things Payroll, Benefits, and Paid Time Off. You are up to speed and prepared for any Federal and State wage and benefits annual changes.  You can assist in applying for State Tax ID’s as well as navigating unemployment and workman’s comp claims.  You have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the capacity to handle various data entry and reporting tasks on a daily basis. You are a team player and up for the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment. Excel and google sheets are heavily used in this position. 

    Duties and responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned as needed)

    Payroll and HRIS Support Duties:

    Ownership of:

    • Payroll System Onboarding of New Hires
    • I-9 verifications
    • Timesheet Audits
    • Benefits Enrollment and Benefits Partner Liaison
    • Off boarding- Terminations
    • Compensation Audits
    • Commissions
    • Initiate and keep record of Employee Compliance
    • Employee Files
    • Maternity Leaves
    • Workman’s compensation
    • Compensation Reports to/for Partner
    • Corporate tax reporting
    • Local, state and federal government reporting requirements
    • Other duties as needed 


    • Oral Communication Skills & Responsiveness
    • Written Communication Skills
    • Interpersonal Communication Skills
    • Computer Literacy
    • Proficient in Excel
    • Organization
    • Reading Skills
    • Time Management


    • 3+ years of related experience


    J/PR offers a competitive benefits package, inclusive of but not limited to:

    • Competitive base salary
    • Commission
    • Year-end Discretionary Bonus
    • 401K with Company match
    • Hybrid office schedule
    • Hotel Trade
    • Accrued PTO
    • Birthday PTO
    • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance

    J/PR strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

    J/PR recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. J/PR may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

    Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

    Last modified: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 10:52 AM | Liz Higgins (Administrator)

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