Absence Management Payroll Coordinator – Sedgwick – Cedar Rapids, IA

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For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick’s talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets — their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

As the largest provider of disability and absence management solutions, Sedgwick offers a combination of services covering every possible time away from work scenario. Our clients depend on us to support and improve the health and productivity of their workforce in a way that is cost-effective, efficient and compliant.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To process payroll actions based on changes in leave status; to ensure the accurate and timely entry of data/ and to support delivery of the highest quality of customer service as a point of contact for internal and external customers and clients.


Ensures data integrity by accurately interpreting the leave and disability claims data coding hierarchy and applying the correct leave and disability codes into the payroll and time and attendance systems.

Reviews reports for claim accuracy; processes and balances colleague time card file based on client’s paid time off policy.

Responds to inquiries from Human Resources and internal business partners regarding plan provisions and administrative procedures.

Assists department in evaluating results of absence programs and best practices in absence administration.

Assists management with special projects as assigned.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Supports the organization’s quality program(s).


Education & LicensingAssociate degree with business or computer related courses from an accredited college or university preferred.

ExperienceTwo (2) years of administrative support experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Human Resources/Payroll experience preferred.

Skills & Knowledge

Working knowledge of leave of absence, workers compensation and disability leave regulations

Oral and written communication, including presentation skills

PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

Analytical and interpretive skills

Strong organizational skills

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENTWhen applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

Drug-Free Workplace