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HR Generalist

  • Ref: 300326
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Rye, NY
  • Industry: Marketing
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $75,000 - 85,000 plus Bonus

Opportunity Description

Our client, a large real estate marketing firm, is searching for a HR Generalist with strong payroll and benefits administration experience to join their growing team in White Plains, NY!

Job Duties

  • Administer health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability, 401(k) and other benefit plans including mid-year employee changes, open enrollment and frequent employee questions related to benefit plans
  • Working directly with our benefits brokers and 401(k) advisors throughout the year to ensure all needs are met and best practices are in place
  • Working directly with our 3rd party payroll department to oversee the payroll process including the 3rd party’s preparation, documentation, and disbursement of all payroll checks, payroll taxes, and employee benefits payments in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Ensuring all audit requests throughout the year are responded to including but not limited to SOX, Worker’s Comp and 401(k) audits
  • Completing annual AAP and EEO-1 reporting needs
  • Handle regulatory benefit compliance such as 5500 processing, plan amendments, ACA reporting requirements, annual Non-Discrimination Testing and general insurance updates or audits
  • Assisting with the performance review process (mid-year and annual) to ensure employees are completing in a timely manner and assisting managers with the process
  • On-boarding new hires, adding to our HRIS, ensuring all required documents are received and compliance items such as I-9 forms and E-Verify are completed
  • Meeting with new hires to answer all questions and explain how our benefits work
  • Off boarding existing employees
  • Maintaining org charts and employee files
  • Creating employee communications for all HR and Benefit related initiatives throughout the year

Experience & Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must be highly proficient with benefits administration
  • Prior ADP Workforce Now experience required
  • Prior Payroll processing experience is highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to interface with employee groups at all levels with outstanding executive presence and a high level of in-person response for our client group
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal, communications and follow-up skills
  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, attentive to detail, and capable of handling several tasks independently and simultaneously
  • Strong sense of integrity and proven ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality