Payroll and Benefits Administrator
Broomfield, CO Human Resources
Job Type

Pilatus is hiring a Payroll and Benefits Administrator to join our team in Broomfield, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for all payroll-related processing activities and maintaining appropriate records to support all payroll transactions including salary changes, deduction changes, and name and address changes. You will also perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of the benefits function. Take your career to the next level by joining Pilatus Business Aircraft!  

Essential Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Updates payroll records by reviewing and processing changes in exemptions, insurance changes, deductions, paid-time not worked, and checking earned vacation and sick leave records
  • Prepares monthly and on-demand payroll through third-party payroll vendor by verifying time records; calculating and producing checks or electronic transfers
  • Balances payroll accounts by auditing information and identifying and resolving discrepancies
  • Determines payroll liabilities by entering federal and state income and social security tax information, 401(k) transfer and direct deposits, wage assignments and garnishments
  • Fulfills wage garnishment requirements by completing forms and adjusting payroll records
  • Assists employees or managers with questions about payroll policies and pay discrepancies
  • Ensures the accuracy of benefits enrollments and changes to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information and assists with benefit reporting and billing including reconciliation of monthly invoices
  • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes, and other general inquiries
  • Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes, and contribution amounts
  • Assists with leave requests including FMLA, CO FAMLI, and long-term disability, and accommodation request under the ADA
  • Coordinates workers’ compensation claims reporting, records work injuries for Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) reporting, and generates annual OSHA 300 and OSHA 300A reports
  • Tracks tuition reimbursement benefits and maintains records of completed training courses
  • Assists with year-end audits including the 401(k) employee retirement plan and workers compensation
  • Compiles salary and personnel statistics for compensation reporting, surveys, affirmative action plan, and other ad hoc reporting and analysis

Other Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Assists in organizing employee activities and events and performs other related duties as assigned
  • Improves payroll job knowledge by attending training sessions; reading technical publications


  • Associate's degree and 2 to 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of training/experience
  • Solid working knowledge of payroll best practices and experience with Paylocity or similar software
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word)
  • Customer service skills. Detail oriented. Ability to meet deadlines. Clerical skills. Accounting skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time

What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year

The salary range for this position is $27.63 - 35.19 per hour depending on experience. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was founded in Broomfield, Colorado in 1996. Pilatus’ new 118,000 square foot facility is custom-designed to conduct aircraft interior and exterior completions for all PC-12 NGX and PC-24 aircraft delivering to North and South America. This new completions center consolidates the operations Pilatus has performed at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport for over 20 years.  

With over 2,000 employees and about 120 apprentices at its headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and completion center in Broomfield, Colorado, the Pilatus family unites people from over 40 countries. We offer a secure, innovative, international, and sustainable work environment. Courage, vision, and outstanding performance have made us a strong company. Our culture is shaped by a high level of quality awareness, close customer relationships, and a high degree of employee commitment. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

To submit a paper application, please mail your resume to 12300 Pilatus Way, Broomfield, CO 80021 Attention: Human Resources. No walk-ins please.  If personalized assistance is needed to complete an online application for this position, please email with your request.

Salary Description
$27.63 - 35.19 per hour