Whole Foods Market Payroll & Benefits Processor (Part Time) in Medford, Massachusetts

Job DescriptionPerforms administrative tasks related to payroll, benefits, and other team member services related functions.


  • Perform payroll data entry in Kronos including timekeepers, mis-punch corrections, and labor transfers

  • Approve PTO requests (Bring Up to Scheduled Hours) in Workday and audit PTO weekly to ensure the correct amount of PTO relative to actual hours worked is paid to team members

  • Respond to all payroll inquiries, garnishments, loan verifications and similar requests in a timely manner

  • Set up and maintain personnel and other employment files

  • Complete, process, and store all applicable paperwork related to new hires, job dialogues, leaves of absence, workers compensation, and any other personnel related paperwork

  • Create and post job requisitions and manage candidates through the applicant tracking system including extending offers, initiating background checks, processing hires, and dispositioning candidates

  • Perform transactions in Workday related to hires, job changes, transfers, terminations, etc. ensuring both data integrity and timely completion

  • Ensure timely completion of all new hire I-9s and any recertifications as needed

  • Regularly run audit reports in Workday to help manage team member benefit deadlines, team leader approvals, outstanding onboarding tasks, etc.

  • Assist team members with payroll and benefit related questions; troubleshoot issues as needed

  • Educate team members on Workday and its usage related to time off requests, benefits enrollment, etc.

  • Assist store leadership with ensuring timely completion of all workers compensation paperwork

  • Maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job

  • Escalate issues to Team Member Services, as appropriate

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to follow directions and established procedures

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated/directed

  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office suite applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)

  • Working knowledge of HRIS and/or timekeeping systems (Workday, Kronos)

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Work Experiences

  • General Human Resources

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!

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