We administer payroll and benefit plans 

We can help you run efficient, compliant payrolls and take the headache out of administering your benefits.

Payroll Services
Benefits Administration
Retirement Planning

Payroll Services

ESG provides its clients with a turnkey set of payroll services. We process your payroll, pay the associated payroll taxes, issue your payroll reports, and do all of the associated government reporting. And if the IRS comes knocking, it’s on our door. All you have to do is report the hours. Here are the top 10 reasons companies choose ESG for their payroll services:

ESG provides its clients with a turnkey set of payroll services. We process your payroll, pay the associated payroll taxes, issue your payroll reports, and do all of the associated government reporting. And if the IRS comes knocking, it’s on our door. All you have to do is report the hours. Here are the top 10 reasons companies choose ESG for their payroll services:

Top 10 Reasons Companies Choose ESG for their Payroll Services:

  • 1. ESG has a proven track record of outstanding payroll services and 100% compliance with IRS regulations. Our clients have over a 95% retention rate

  • 2. When you have a question for your Payroll Representative, your call is answered by a person, not a machine – and your Payroll Rep is the same person every time, meaning your payroll needs are truly understood.

  • 3. Our advanced payroll system handles payroll tax administration for employees in nearly every city, county, and state in the United States. Companies that have employees working in multiple states can outsource their payroll needs to ESG and rest assured that their payroll taxes are being calculated, paid, and reported accurately.

  • 4. ESG’s advanced payroll system integrates smoothly with time clock feeds and multiple database downloads for seamless payroll administration.

  • 5. Don’t have a time keeping system? ESG has an optional web-based payroll time entry system available for your payroll time keeping needs.

  • 6. When you outsource your payroll administration to ESG, your payroll concerns disappear. Hours are digitally transmitted, paychecks are direct deposited, PTO is automatically accounted for, and your employees can finally depend on accurate and timely payments.

  • 7. ESG has a web-based portal for your internal administrator to view the employer payroll reports and payroll processing records, and your employees can regularly view their paystubs, PTO accruals, and other payroll administration questions online.

  • 8. ESG’s payroll services can handle even the most difficult of payroll processing, including job costing, certified payrolls, Davis-Bacon wages, garnishments, PTO accruals, and any other payroll requirement you have.

  • 9. ESG treats its payroll department right. We’ve won multiple awards for our workplace flexibility and family-friendly work environment, meaning our payroll staff is courteous, friendly, and ready to process your payroll without having to worry about personal needs not being met.

  • 10. Se habla español. ESG has bilingual staff in each department that can field your payroll, benefits, and human resources questions in either Spanish or English.

ESG provides its clients with a turnkey set of payroll services. By working with ESG, you can truly remove yourself from the many responsibilities and liabilities associated with payroll. ESG’s payroll application is comprehensive, highly secure, easy to implement, and extremely user friendly. Coupled with our deep experience and expertise, this powerful, flexible system enables us to manage expertly even the toughest and most specialized payroll challenges without errors or omissions.

Features include:

  • An intuitive interface for easy access to Employee History File information
  • A complete online history of all entries, deductions, taxes, and checks for every employee
  • User-defined formulas or rules, such as unlimited custom pay codes, each with its own special processing rules, tax instructions and G/L controls
  • Master files for each type of deduction, defining how the deduction is calculated, its tax effect, and rules for limits, arrears, and balances
  • Flexible payroll export options
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Benefits Administration

Employee benefits can be a great tool to attract the most qualified applicants, as well as retain and motivate your best talent. ESG provides access to multiple employee benefit plans at a cost much lower than if you provided them on your own. Our service goes way beyond that though, as we take the hassles associated with offering and administering benefits off your plate. Using our benefits administration services, the time and cost savings will begin to mount before you know it, allowing you more time to run your business.

Employee benefits can be a great tool to attract the most qualified applicants, as well as retain and motivate your best talent. ESG provides access to multiple employee benefit plans at a cost much lower than if you provided them on your own. Our service goes way beyond that though, as we take the hassles associated with offering and administering benefits off your plate. Using our benefits administration services, the time and cost savings will begin to mount before you know it, allowing you more time to run your business.

In addition to leveraging our size and experience to provide our clients and their employees with comprehensive benefit plans at affordable rates, ESG will provide the following administrative duties:

  • Handle benefits enrollment for all eligible employees
  • Conduct annual open enrollment meetings and provide written education to help employees make the best choices for themselves and their families
  • Respond to all employee benefit questions
  • "Go to bat" for employees in situations where disputes arise
  • Take care of all benefit plan testing, reporting and audit requirements to ensure compliance
  • Perform the mundane reconciliation of benefits invoices

Our benefits administration services are powered by our benefits administration system, a proprietary tool that offers you the ability to create an unlimited number of benefit types, apply benefits to the appropriate employees based on user-defined eligibility criteria, and then integrate employees and employer costs associated with each benefit to payroll deductions.

Our benefits administration system includes the following features:

  • Seamless integration with other system functions to make the administration of employee benefits an easily managed and seamless task
  • Redundant backup and system security to guard against errors and failures
  • A Benefits Master Record for each benefit in the organization, allowing for the definition of eligibility rules, options, and employee/employer costs for each benefit
  • Automatic notification of changes, ensuring system integrity, and data consistency and quality
  • Automatic notification of eligibility changes

Using ESG’s benefits administration services, the time and cost savings will begin to mount before you know it, putting dollars back in your pocket and allowing you more time to run your business.

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Retirement Planning

Offering a 401(k) program to your employees can be both rewarding and terrifying. We offer tremendous investment options, simple enrollment forms, employee-friendly statements, anytime access to account information through Internet or telephone connection, and voluntary flexible matching options.

Offering a 401(k) program to your employees can be both rewarding and terrifying. We offer tremendous investment options, simple enrollment forms, employee-friendly statements, anytime access to account information through Internet or telephone connection, and voluntary flexible matching options.

With ESG, these worries disappear. We can deliver tremendous investment options (70 different funds), simple enrollment forms, employee-friendly statements, and anytime access to account information through Internet or telephone connection. All funds offered for investments are no-load (front or back end) and carry minimal expense fees.

In addition, ESG can provide the following 401(k) plan requirements:

  • All testing (ADP, Top Heavy, etc.)
  • Assumption of fiduciary liability for the accurate and timely movement of employee contributions and employer match dollars
  • Annual plan audits
  • 5500 returns (complete and submit)
  • Enrollment and education materials
  • Flexible match options to accommodate your preferences
  • Profit-sharing option for additional contributions by owner and other highly-compensated individuals who wish to maximize pre-tax contributions
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