HR Generalist

Position Summary

This position’s primary role is to lead HR functions including but not limited to new hire onboarding, benefits administration, HRIS management and general support to the HR/Admin team.

Essential Functions

Human Resources

  • Act as resources for employees and managers on HR related policies, programs, procedures and practices.
  • Keep current and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment regulations; recommend applicable changes to current practices and procedures.
  • Support the development of new policies and assist with the rollout.
  • Perform HRIS input accurately and confidentially.
  • Coordinate new hire orientation and provide positive onboarding experience to new employees.
  • Manage exit process including ensuring timely final payment and exit paperwork.
  • Prepare HR reports and conduct analysis.

Benefits Administration

  • Provide a high-level of customer service to benefits participants, including timely enrollment and changes.
  • Create and update procedure documentation pertaining to benefits administration.
  • Process monthly benefit related invoices including COBRA administration.
  • Maintain database of state mandated paid leave laws; implement new paid leave mandates if necessary.
  • Manage and coordinate Leave of Absence, Return to Work, Accommodation and Disability benefits.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Setup/coordinate employee social events.
  • Assist Payroll Manager with reporting and ad hoc projects.
  • Backup to Office Administration for front desk/mailroom relief.
  • Perform other duties and projects as required and assigned.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of multi-state HR experience with exposure to multiple HR disciplines in a medium size company (50-300 employees).
  • Minimum 2 years of HRIS experience required; ADP WorkforceNow experience desired.
  • Must have prior experience administering employee benefits.
  • Some knowledge of payroll administration preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Human Resources Certification preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite; must be Excel savvy.