Gladwyne Montessori School currently seeks a Payroll and Benefits Administrator. With Dr. Maria Montessori’s research-based philosophy and curriculum as our foundation, we provide toddlers to adolescents an authentic, individualized learning experience that cultivates an unparalleled depth of knowledge. The Payroll and Benefits Administrator has the unique opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals to elevate this well-established, highly loved and respected school to heights that ensure both its longevity and continued widespread impact. Gladwyne Montessori is the education of the future… Here. Now.


The Payroll and Benefits Administrator supports the delivery of services provided by the Business Office including payroll, benefit administration, human resource support, and regulatory compliance.


  • Process payroll, benefit administration, basic accounting and clerical functions to support Business Manager and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Transmit Payroll
  • Create new hire files and maintain existing employee files
  • Prepare financial aid files for committee review
  • Disseminate HR information to employees
  • Assist with employee benefit open enrollment elections
  • Process election changes throughout the year
  • Filing and record retention
  • Reconcile benefits invoices – ensure proper billing for enrolled employees
  • Ensure compliance with ACA, HIPAA, FLSA and other applicable regulations
  • Track clearances and employee training
  • Track employee time and attendance
  • Meet all disclosure/reporting requirements
  • Assist with risk management
  • Assist with audit preparation and bookkeeping as needed
  • Complete surveys
  • Carry out tasks as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Assist with operations budget


  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Highly organized
  • Able to work independently and efficiently manage multiple tasks
  • Conscientious, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor in Accounting (or concentration in Accounting)
  • At least 3 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
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To Apply: Applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and supporting materials to Michael Dyson, Chief Financial Officer, at