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Payroll Coordinator

The Granite YMCA

As an equal opportunity employer, The Granite YMCA is committed to diversity and inclusion.  The Granite YMCA is a thriving $17M association with six branches—its service area includes 492,000 people, about 37 percent of the population in New Hampshire. The association started in 1854 with its first branch, the YMCA of Downtown Manchester, which offered programs for millworkers in the city. The Y has grown dramatically in both presence and impact in the last three decades. The association is particularly strong in child care with 22 sites, in camping with six major facilities, and in outreach programs with a history of serving at-risk youth within its regional footprint.

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The Granite YMCA Association Facts:

  • Mission Statement: The Granite YMCA creates a community where all are welcome and builds a healthy spirit, mind and body based on the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Geographic Service Area: 492,000 people (about 37% of the state of NH) serving Greater Manchester, Strafford County and the Seacoast Area.
  • Staff: 127 full-time, including CEO; 543 part-time growing to 600+ in summer.
  • Direct reports to CEO: COO, VP Finance, VP Camping, VP of Community Development, Director of Data Management, Association Marketing Director, Association Membership Director and Executive Assistant.
  • Volunteer Leadership: 17 Board of Trustees and 70 Branch Advisory Board Members.
  • 1300 additional volunteers engage annually to help the Y achieve its mission.
  • Membership:  The YMCA at all of its branches has over 20,000 facility members and over 6,000 program members. Facility members consist of 52% youth, 42% adult and 6% senior; 30% receive financial assistance.
  • Finances/Reserves:  Annual operating budget: $17M.  Strong fiscal health with $2.2M in cash reserves with an endowment fund of $8.3M. Nine years of operating surpluses and contributions to reserves. Funding mix: membership – 25%, camp – 26%, childcare – 28%, recreation, sports and fitness – 12%, fundraising, grants and miscellaneous – 9%.
  • Annual Fundraising Campaign: Raised $427,000 in 2017 and $415,000 in 2018.
  • Capital Campaign:  Completed campaign May 2016 by raising $3.3M on goal of $2.9M. One additional campaign is under study for Camping Services.
  • Total Community Benefit: Provided $1.78M in financial assistance serving 23,000 individuals and families who received financial aid and/or free services in 2018.

YMCA Alliance of New Hampshire:

The YMCA Alliance of New Hampshire exists to ensure that the YMCAs in the state are viewed as leading organizations that strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. As part of the governance structure, all CEOs and executive directors of New Hampshire YMCAs serve as part of the Alliance and have a vote on all decisions. The Alliance is structured for maximum effectiveness and optimal support of NH YMCAs, and aims to have a central role in influencing public policy around issues central to Ys and raising the profile of the YMCA and its impact among the general public. More information is available about the YMCAs in New Hampshire at

The Granite YMCA is currently seeking an experienced payroll professional to join its Human Resources team.  This is a great opportunity for a motivated, self-starter and service-oriented individual.

Under the direction of the HR Director, the Payroll Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and efficient processing of the biweekly payroll for a workforce of 500+ employees.

This is a full-time position with a full range of benefits including health, dental, Y retirement, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off plan, a free 2 Adult Family membership, daycare, camp and program discounts.

Salary range: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Accepting applications through April 9, 2021

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • At least 2 years’ hands-on payroll processing experience including reconciliation, quarterly and year-end reporting. Experience with Ceridian Dayforce is a plus!
  • Familiarity with business intelligence reporting tools or crystal reports.
  • Good understanding of payroll processing procedures and compliance including taxes, benefits, garnishments.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state employment laws.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to present information in small group settings.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong computer skills Microsoft Office Work and Excel.
  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.
  • Support and uphold company policies, workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Process full cycle payroll & reporting; audit and resolve discrepancies by analyzing information and validate reports prior to payroll commit.
  • Enter and maintain employee information into HRIS for new hires, transfers, changes and terminations.
  • Generate reports per pay period, monthly, quarterly or ad hoc reports as needed or required.
  • Lead new hire onboarding and orientation process by initiating and monitoring status of pre-start and new hire requirements.
  • Perform various administrative responsibilities to support department operations.
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Date Added: March 26, 2021

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