Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, United States Full-time

Swift Financial provides small businesses with easy and fast access to working capital so they can purchase new equipment, hire new employees, and open new locations. We’re proud that we have helped thousands of business owners to realize their passion and dreams. And now we’re looking for a superstar Payroll and Benefits Administrator who will thrive in our distinct culture. 

Founded in 2011, Swift has consistently grown its customers and revenue year over year. And we’re just getting started. In addition to providing more than $1 billion in funding to small businesses, we have been recognized by J.D. Power for providing an “Outstanding Customer Service Experience” in the live phone channel. We have also partnered with industry leaders to develop radically new products. Our management team offers a depth of talent coming from the highest ranks of America’s most prestigious technology and financial services companies, including Amazon, American Express, Bank of America and Chase. Because our leadership has led and built great companies, we clearly understand the balance between delivering huge value to our customers, while also delivering unique advantages to our employees. The goal: create a fun, friendly and collaborative environment with amazingly bright, passionate and talented individuals.  

Our ideal candidate will bring passion and enthusiasm as well as creativity and a professional attitude (but not too stuffy), and an impressive background of working with senior leaders and helping them drive results.   

Department Overview: 

Swift Financial continues to grow – and that is great news!  And, as we grow, while we absolutely require the traditional functional capabilities that a high caliber HR department delivers, it is not just about what we do, but how we do it.  It is creating an overall positive customer experience from the time we first say “hello” to a potential candidate for a position at Swift, to supporting that on-going experience for every staff member through our day to day interactions.  Culture at Swift is key!   Living and demonstrating our Core Principles, every day, is at the heart of who we are in HR. 

As a Payroll and Benefits Administrator at Swift Financial, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of the payroll and benefits functions.  More specifically: 


  • Process all employee data transactions (new hires, changes, earnings, deductions, etc.)
  • Process time and attendance records from electronic files
  • Perform daily payroll functions
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate reporting
  • Ensure accuracy and delivery of data file uploads to vendors for 40l(k), FSA, HSA
  • Audit and reconcile all personnel and payroll actions including payroll changes, payroll deductions, direct deposits, payroll taxes, etc. for completeness, accuracy and compliance
  • Develop in-depth understanding of Payroll System to create ad-hoc reporting on demand
  • Document, create and maintain Payroll Operations Processing Manual
  • Maintain understanding of all aspects of payroll laws and regulations
  • Work with managers and employees to ensure employee time records are complete and accurate on a timely basis 


  • Perform the day to day operational functions required for group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, FSA and HSA plans, and 401(k) plan
  • Coordinate benefits processing and tracking for enrollments, changes, terminations, COBRA
  • Processing and tracking of leave management administration – FLMA, Short- & Long- Term Disability
  • Liaise with our 3rd party benefits administrator to triage and troubleshoot with employees/managers
  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files and updating of employee payroll records
  • Audit monthly billing for all benefits payments to ensure accuracy and timely payment
  • Perform Plan audits
  • Prepare, collect and organize data for census files for appropriate vendors
  • Participate in the new hire-onboarding program
  • Participate in and manage various aspects of the Benefits RFP process and annual Open Enrollment
  • May support other functional areas of Human Resources such as Compensation, HR System upgrades and new module implementation

Qualifications for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in payroll and benefits operations
  • Previous experience with ADP Payroll and Workforce Now or similar HR systems knowledge preferred
  • Must have previous working knowledge of payroll operations as well as payroll tax protocols
  • Must have previous working knowledge of benefits programs including, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, FMLA, and COBRA
  • Must provide high level of customer service and support to both internal and external clients
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to work under tight deadlines, with flexibility
  • Must be able to demonstrate professionalism and maintain complete confidentiality 

What we offer you:

  • An innovative, collaborative workplace, with smart, curious and driven teammates pushing you and cheering you on
  • A positive and empowered culture where you are encouraged to make a difference
  • Ability for advancement within a high-growth financial technology company
  • First-rate medical/dental/vision insurance, flex spending plan, disability and life insurance
  • 401k match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Stock options
  • Flexible vacation and holiday schedule
  • Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
  • Friday lunches provided and monthly happy hour