Senior Payroll Coordinator at Ameritas (Lincoln, NE)

| Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

This is a hybrid role working partially in-office and partially from home.

AtAmeritas, fulfilling lifeis what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

The Senior Payroll Coordinator assists with the accurate and timely preparation of the organization's payroll. Also responsible for supporting the administration of payroll policies and procedures to enhance the effectiveness and ensure the accuracy of the payroll function. This role will support the implementation of tax changes initiated by taxing authorities affecting payroll processing and administration of payroll controls.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare, batch and key pay data for the payroll system data entry
  • Analyze, audit and balance Payroll data and reports before, during and after payroll processing
  • Timely and accurately process and analyze application of liens and garnishments to payment recipients
  • Process off-cycle payments as applicable
  • Administer and maintain the Time Labor Management System
  • Act as primary contact for escalated payroll concerns and discrepancies from internal customers
  • Prepare, analyze and audit payments to W2 Common Law and Statutory recipients as well as specific categories of 1099 recipients
  • Maintain appropriate records, following internal standard operating procedures and controls for payroll processing as well as audit check points
  • Analyze and audit employee level fields to ensure appropriate setups
  • Assist in processing corrections to employee payment records for accurate employee and company level filings
  • Maintain schedule to assure accurate and timely Payroll system year-end merge and close
  • Ability to work and interact well with others
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 2-5 years of payroll experience, multi-state preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Garnishment experience is a plus

What we offer:

  • Our company motto is "Fulfilling Life" and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future.
  • Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers.
  • We're committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities.
  • A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you'd expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others.
  • Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we're committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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More Information on Ameritas
Ameritas operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Lincoln, NE and Lincoln, NE. Ameritas was founded in 1887. It has 2179 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and 401(K). To see all 21 open jobs at Ameritas, click here.
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