• Senior Payroll Administrator

    Posted: 01/02/2024

    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: 

    Senior Payroll Administrator

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

    > Manage multiple priorities while producing accurate, timely results

    > Utilize technology to process data with attention to detail and confidentiality

    > Provide quality customer service to our remarkable employees

    > Collaborate on and support a professional, high-performing team


    About this position:

    This position is responsible for the administration of all company payroll processing.  This position is responsible for the administration of employee data throughout the HRIS system including the maintenance of data, processing, and developing system efficiencies.  The position communicates and coordinates with employees, managers and outside service providers to ensure employees are paid properly, are enrolled accurately in the various benefit plans and have a clear understanding of the Companies’ policies and procedures.



    > Prepare and process Company payroll to ensure timely and accurate delivery of employee pay.


    > Prepare, process and coordinate tax and other government filings.


    > Process employee and retiree data, elections, additions, updates and changes within the HRIS system including payroll and benefits while complying with all regulatory laws and standards as    well as Company policies and procedures. 


    > Collaborate with the HR Team and HRIS Vendor to expand the utilization of the HRIS software.   This includes creating reports and establishing workflows to streamline processing and improve  efficiencies.   


    > Coordinate and communicate with outside providers to ensure accurate data sharing


    > Maintain reports to pay and track expenses.


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


    > Open enrollment, wellness events and other projects and activities as assigned.


    > Audits, Process required government filings.


    > 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 years of experience with HRIS and payroll processing 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


    Physical Demands

    > Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and some brief periods of walking/standing  


    > Repetitive use of telephone, computer, computer mouse, and keyboard


    > Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. at times


    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 $4 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 $58,558.40 - $75,000.00 commensurate with experience and education.

    Additional compensation may be earned through the Company’s profit-sharing bonus program, subject to individual and company performance.