Manages and administers benefit to ensure that benefit programs support the organizations strategic objectives.
Analyzes the competitiveness and cost effectiveness of the benefit programs.
Provides direction and communication to the company on benefit-related issues such as medical, dental, vision, retirement, 401(k), ACA, ADA, FMLA, and workers compensation.
Manages the FMLA, STD and other leave process in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Maintains relationships with key vendors.
Ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal guidelines and reporting requirements.
Assists in investigations and resolution of ongoing employee relations issues.
Reviews and makes improvement of policies, procedures and practices.
Administer onboarding including company orientation and monitoring compliance training.
Performs other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Management or Human Resources or a related area of study.
Minimum of 7 years' experience of HR Generalist experience specifically Benefits Administration, Compliance Adherence, Employee Relations and Onboarding.
In-depth knowledge of HR Generalist responsibilities to include customer service skills, critical thinking skills, analytical thinking and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Strong knowledge of state and federal regulations including ERISA, ACA, ADA, FMLA.
Possesses the ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
Exercises independent judgment and applies in-depth knowledge and expertise to solve complex/technical problems across work groups; accountable for developing and recommending solutions.
Demonstrates teamwork by encouraging integrity and ethical behavior; supports business goals, change initiatives, and development through coaching and mentoring.
Demonstrates accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence. Effectively manages own time to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication and listening skills; possesses the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization and professionally to small or large groups.
Proficient in using multiple software programs and web-based applications such as e-mail, Microsoft Office Suite products, internet browsers, and HRIS systems; specifically UltiPro is a plus.
Strong understanding of payroll specifically benefit related earnings and deductions.