HR Generalist

  • location: Derwood, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $70,000 per year
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HR Generalist

job summary:
Position: Human Resources Generalist

Reports To: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employment Category: Full-Time

Job Summary:

The HR Generalist is responsible for the daily functions of HR related to benefits administration, onboarding, offboarding, payroll, and reporting.

location: Derwood, Maryland
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 70,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
Manage Benefit Plans and Programs

  • Administration of benefits programs such as life, health, dental, and disability insurances, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding benefit programs.
  • Manage open enrollment process and coordinate benefit changes.
  • Coordinate COBRA notifications and requirements.
  • Manage FMLA requests and tracking.
  • Verify benefit invoices
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports for insurance carrier.
HR Administration

  • Maintain employment records of benefits plan participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Review of candidate background checks and necessary follow up
  • Create and manage effective onboarding and orientation program for new employees
  • Process exits of terminating employees
  • Respond to unemployment claims.
  • Tracking performance evaluations.
  • Create and regularly update job descriptions.
  • Provide references for former employees.
  • Stays abreast of changing HR regulations and make recommendations for changes
  • Other duties as assigned
Payroll Administration

  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions.
  • Payroll oversight - review payroll bi-weekly, payroll changes, pre-process reports
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Set up tax accounts with new states
?Required Skills/Abilities

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, HR or related discipline preferred
  • HR Certification preferred
  • 3+ years experience working directly with Paylocity or other payroll/HRIS system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and SharePoint
Work Environment, Physical Conditions

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week and additional hours when necessary
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Must comply with practice policies and procedures.
  • Requires daily in-office work. Does not meet the requirements of regular telecommuting.
  • Physical activities include sitting for long periods of time, walking, bending, kneeling.
  • Must be able to reach, pull, and push.
  • Requires manual dexterity, auditory and visual skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs.
skills: Benefits, Payroll, Insurance, Administration, Employee Relations
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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