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Tarbell Management Group LLC HR Generalist/Payroll & Benefits Administrator in Hogansburg, New York

HR Generalist/Payroll & Benefits Administrator

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Job Location

Tarbell Management Group - Hogansburg, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

2 Year Degree

Salary Range

$20.00 Hourly

Job Shift


Job Category

Human Resources


PURPOSEThe HR Generalist/Payroll & Benefits Administrator is a vital member of the TMG Department of People & Culture. Reporting to our Head of People & Culture, this position humanizes the payroll and benefits process, providing remarkable support to all TMG divisions and team members with payroll, leave, and employee recognition programs, among other responsibilities.


  • Process and maintain all employee payroll records in HRMS (HR Management System, currently Paycom) including additions and deletions, as well as maintaining earnings modules, shift codes, etc.

  • Track and manage payroll data such as garnishments, PTO, insurance, loans, and other associate payroll deductions.

  • Completes any new State registrations when applicable.

  • Assist operational leadership with any continuous timekeeping training in Paycom and ensure managers complete their approvals by the appropriate deadline (9:00 AM every Monday.)

  • Provide divisional leadership with requested quarterly and annual payroll reports.

  • Update and create payroll-related SOPs as needed.

  • Manage company bonus process.

Benefit Administration:

  • Manage all leave processes that include Worker’s Compensation, Short-Term Disability, Paid Family Leave, FMLA, and Long-Term Disability claims process.

  • Administer benefits enrollment, change of life events, and cancellations (Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance, etc.) within the department payroll system.

  • Perform quarterly benefits audits with the Assistant Manager of People & Culture.

  • Perform monthly benefits coding and billing to ensure accuracy.

  • Administer the transactions related to benefit deductions and reconciliations.

  • Manage employee records and data change requests through the payroll system.

  • Audit PTO accruals, checking for accuracy.

  • Conduct employee benefit onboarding and presentations.

  • Work with Third-Party (One Digital) for benefits management.

General HR Duties:

  • Oversee HR-related invoices.

  • Coordinate the Associate Service Award program.

  • Coordinate recognition gifts for associate life events.

  • Participate in the engagement committee.

  • Provide backup of duties for People Operations and HR duties.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Success is defined when all payroll-related functions are completed on time and accurately.

Employee Records

  • Employee records are kept up-to-date and accurate.

Benefits Coding/Billing

  • Monthly benefits coding and billing are completed on time and accurately.

Leave Management

  • All leave claims are processed within statutory deadlines and accurately.


  • Demonstrates through behaviors an alignment with TMG core values.

  • Excellent professional communication skills and be willing to represent the company publicly with its values, mission, and best interest.

  • Accountable for tasks and due dates

  • Open and willing to try new processes and platforms.

  • Must have an eagle eye for perfection, an easy ability to notice discrepancies, and pride yourself in a near-zero error rate.

  • Proficient in Excel and computer skills (MS Suite programs)

  • Must be careful and efficient with their time.

  • Must have a sense of what is right and wrong and maintain confidentiality.

  • Must have people management skills and commitment to fostering and building trust among associates.

  • Consistently acts as a cohesive team.



  • Associate degree (A.A.) in a related field or equivalent certification from a technical school

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge in Payroll, Benefits, and Human Resources

  • American Payroll Association Payroll Certification is a plus.

  • National Native American Human Resources (NNAHRA) certification is a plus.

  • Must have the ability to use payroll-related programs and software to prepare required/requested correspondence, reports, memorandums, and other documentation, as necessary.

  • Must have a solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax regulations.

  • Must have the ability to review written documents for accuracy and completeness