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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Payroll Assistant in Syracuse, New York


Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Remitted Tuition program

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!


Responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager in all payroll operations.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Respond to requests for payroll information

  • Process wage and employment verifications

  • Process seasonal payroll for Camp and Kettles

  • Assist Payroll Manger with payroll processing as needed

  • Distribution of payroll to Corps

  • Assist employees, supervisors, and Officers with questions about the payroll system

  • Ensure confidentiality of sensitive employee data ensuring all payroll information, files and records are maintained in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and agency requirements

  • Assist Finance department with other requests as needed

  • Demonstrate cultural competence, and support Empire State Division Strategic objectives

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive

listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to

business needs.


SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:List any special skills, licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job

• High degree of accuracy required• Excellent computer skills with ability to navigate HRIS system (ADP)• Experience processing payroll – experience with ADP Workforce Now strongly preferred• Strong proficiency in Excel• Ability to prioritize and manage time sensitive deadlines is essential

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Syracuse

Job ID 2021-8184

Category Payroll

Type Regular Full-Time