Payroll/HR Administrator

Human Resources Walpole, Massachusetts


Payroll/HR Administrator

Walpole Co-operative Bank

Walpole, MA


Walpole Co-operative Bank is seeking a proactive Payroll/HR Administrator who will be responsible for providing day to day human resource support in the areas of payroll, onboarding and benefits administration, employee relations, compliance and training. 


Payroll/HR Administrator Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or a related field required; PHR and/or SHRM-CP certification a plus
  • 1-3 years’ human resources related experience in a professional services environment
  • Previous experience processing payroll required
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to work independently
  • Effective written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills
  • High degree of professionalism to maintain company and employee confidentiality
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; prior experience with HRIS systems
  • Completes and passes all Bank related regulatory and compliance training


Why You Should Apply

  • Competitive salary with weekly pay
  • 80% employer paid premiums for health, dental and vision insurance with FSA and HRA programs (50% of annual deductible covered on HRA)
  • 401(k) and 2:1 match, fully paid pension plan, generous paid time off, 100% tuition reimbursement up to 7K per year, 100% paid life insurance, and more!


Payroll/HR Administrator Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as the main human resources contact for HR, payroll, and benefits related questions
  • Prepare and process weekly payroll
  • Maintain and update HR Policy Manual and Employee Handbook
  • Manage recruiting process including job postings, applicant review, and communications with hiring managers
  • Coordinate and process pre-employment reference checks, background checks, disability and workers’ compensation claims, and unemployment claims
  • Manage onboarding of new hires including new hire orientation and benefit administration
  • Lead open enrollment process, communication with insurance carriers, FSA and HRS administration and payment of insurance invoices
  • Coordinate the performance review process and coach managers on employee relations
  • Perform exit interviews and provide departed employees with information regarding termination of benefits
  • Assist with salary, benefit, and Directors’ surveys
  • Ensure labor law and required OSHA postings and company bulletin boards are current
  • Serve as the Bank’s point person with the Cooperative Bank Employees Retirement Association (CBERA) and Savings Bank Employees Retirement Association (SBERA)
  • Administer medical and prescription insurance programs for retirees
  • Maintain employee records ensuring accuracy, compliance, and confidentiality


About Walpole Co-operative Bank

Walpole Co-operative Bank is a community bank dedicated to meeting the needs of the communities we have served for the last century. Our office is located in the heart of Walpole and our focus has always been helping local people, businesses and non-profit organizations reach their goals. Our perspective is unique because it is local and hyper-focused on the specific needs of our wonderful community.  We are a high performing, financially sound, independent community bank. Our commitment is to provide quality banking solutions that support the economic vitality of the individuals and businesses within the markets we serve. This commitment strengthens local communities, creating a positive impact on people’s lives.


Walpole Co-operative Bank is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.