The Payroll/Benefits Coordinator performs duties within the HR dept, monitor attendance, collect data from employees and fill out paperwork regarding employment, benefit plans. They also supply employees with manuals, booklets, forms and provider information. They also process leave requests from employees, facilitate affirmative action laws, and post state and federal labor regulations. They may also be responsible for employee job descriptions and performance evaluations as well as welcome and provide orientation to new employees while performing background checks and investigating references. Payroll Coordinators must keep meticulous records on each employee in order to prepare checks and deduct taxes.