• Benefits Administrator

    Posted: 08/06/2023

    The Arrow Financial Corporation Family of Companies is seeking dynamic, authentic individuals to join our amazing team! Currently, we are looking for an experienced professional to join Human Resources team as: 

    Benefits Administrator

    This opportunity may be perfect for you if you have experience in:

    >  Benefits administration

    >  Accounting or Bookkeeping

    >  Ability to Multitask and work under deadlines


    About this position:

    This position is responsible for the administration of employee benefits plans including employee leaves, retirement plan valuations, benefit plan distributions, overall maintenance of data, and developing system efficiencies.  The position communicates and coordinates with employees, managers, retirees and outside service providers related to the eligibility, enrollment and benefits associated with the Companies Plans.


    > Administer employee benefit plans including leave of absences and retirement plans.

    > Advises and informs employees of changes and developments related to benefit plans including eligibility, coverage and requirements.  

    > Complete required benefit plan reporting to government agencies and participants.  

    > Facilitates accurate and timely delivery of data sharing with plan administrators, auditors and other appropriate service providers.

    > Maintain reports of benefit payments and tracking expenses.

    > Communicate, train and guide employees and managers regarding the HRIS system, pay, attendance, benefit, insurance or other Human Resources related issues.

    > Collaborate with the HR Team and others on special projects; responsible for specialty area as determined by HR management.

    > Assist with development and implementation of Human Resources projects and activities.


    What you will need to thrive in this role:

    In addition to your work and life experiences, as well as your passion and excitement for the profession, you would benefit from having: 



    > Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

    > 6 plus years of experience with Benefits Administration is required.



    > Experience with accounting and bookkeeping processing required

    > Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs: Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to create and use spreadsheets and other reports for various processing activities

    > Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; comfortable communicating with customers, co-workers, and management

    > Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines

    > Able to maintain confidential information


    What we will bring to the table:

    We believe in investing in our employees and helping them grow their career with us.  We offer a pleasant, inclusive work environment, career development opportunities, and competitive compensation.  Through our total rewards program, we offer a comprehensive benefits package featuring:

    >    Competitive compensation including potential bonus and incentives as well as paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

    >    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Plan

    >    Multiple retirement plans including:  401(k), Pension, and Employee Stock Ownership

    >    Education and Tuition Reimbursement

    >    Employee Assistance Program for our employees and their immediate family members

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard for: race, color, religion, national origin or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    As a multi-bank holding company, Arrow Financial Corporation has over $2 billion in assets. Through our subsidiaries we provide a broad range of banking and insurance services across northeastern New York, including online and mobile banking, wealth management, money market and deposit accounts, and mortgage, consumer and commercial loans.

    We are committed to delivering value for our shareholders, our customers, and our communities. Our conservative business model and strategy of steady growth have resulted in many recognitions from the nation’s leading publications and bank-rating firms.

    The salary range for this position is $55,500 - $70,000 annually commensurate with experience and education.

    Additional compensation may be earned through the Company’s incentive programs, subject to individual and company performance.