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Payroll & Employee Relations Administrator

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Payroll & Employee Relations Administrator

Seneca Falls, NY

From $20 - $26 per hour

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Employee Relations and Development Department by compiling payroll data to maintain payroll records, aiding the employment application and interview process, becoming a resource for employee benefits information, and maintaining certain personnel records for completeness and accuracy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle the sensitive nature and personal information of company staff with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Prepare and process payroll through the payroll system.
  • Complete and record all requested changes and have them verified.
  • Enter and have verified all compensation adjustments.
  • Pull reports and prepare input sheets for General Ledger postings.
  • Prepare postings for open positions both internally and externally; arrange for interview appointments when requested by hiring managers.
  • Instruct applicants on completing employment applications, review applications for completeness, and obtain additional information when needed. Pull credit report when appropriate.
  • Prepare New Hire Packet and Personnel File. Enroll new hire in payroll system.
  • Verify and complete benefits enrollment forms at employee eligibility. Submit forms to plan providers or administrators and maintain electronic and paper files. Prepare monthly GL entries as needed.
  • Complete Termination process to include preparing letter, performing exit interview, and cancelling benefits with providers.
  • Process all Medical and Dental reimbursements by reviewing requests, updating records, and preparing input sheets for GL posting.
  • Review and reconcile invoices related to benefits; submit for approval. Prepare monthly GL entries as needed.
  • Prepare leave and/or disability paperwork with regards to FMLA, NYS PFL, and STD for affected employees.
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner and exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization inside and outside the work environment.
  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff.
  • Responsible for compliance with regulations including but not limited to Anti-Money Laundering, U.S. PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC, Fraud Protection, Security Procedures and Privacy and Confidentiality requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements of Position:

Educational Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required; a college degree or commensurate work experience preferred.

Experience Required: 

  • Prior experience working in the Human Resources/Payroll field is required.


  • Knowledge of payroll system(s).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to be proactive and positive in a constantly changing and highly regulated environment.
  • Good knowledge and proficiency level with MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Detail-oriented and efficient, with strong organizational and time management skills, ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • Contribute to building a positive company spirit, display passion and optimism, inspire respect and trust, and uphold the company values.

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