Associate HR Generalist Job Description

Associate HR Generalist Job Description

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Associate HR generalist provides employee relations expertise to assigned business partner ensuring compliance to company practices and state and federal employment law.

Associate HR Generalist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Handles day to day employee relations matters including conducting investigation interviews and escalating complex ER solutions to HR leadership
Maintain and distribute employee information, policy and procedure manuals and other communications
Maintain accurate federal, state and local tax data for all employees
Assist the HR manager with benefit operations
Primary contact on questions related to general human resources queries
Handle data input, auditing and reporting
Partner with multiple Human Resources product areas such as Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits
Work with senior HR Generalists on various talent initiatives in support of the business
Handle communication with business units and other infrastructure groups on people movements
Manage background check escalations

Associate HR Generalist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate HR Generalist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, SHRM, CP, SPHR, MBTI, UM

Education for Associate HR Generalist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate HR generalist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Human Resources, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Psychology, Business/Management, Human Resources Management, Associates, Management, Organizational Behavior

Skills for Associate HR Generalist

Desired skills for associate HR generalist include:

Federal
California employment law
Microsoft Office applications
Communications
EEOC and DOL regulations
ERISA
Employee relations
Employment sourcing
Excel
Human relations

Desired experience for associate HR generalist includes:

Conduct on-boarding and exit processes
Thrives in a dynamic and challenging environment
Ability to analyze situations, recommend solutions and communicate effectively, demonstrate the ability to work in a matrix environment
Support, and communicate company policies and procedures
Work with front line managers to find solutions to employee performance or behavioral issues
Act as a sounding board for employee-related questions and issues

Associate HR Generalist Examples

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Associate HR Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an associate HR generalist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate HR generalist
  • Supports senior level Generalists in delivering HR services to business unit clients
  • Responsible for communicating & informing employees of HR initiatives, project managing efforts, and ensuring programs are aligned with culture of business unit
  • Partner with Recruitment on background check investigations for pre-adverse finding and responsible handling of post-adverse findings
  • Answer general employee questions, research problems and/or refer issues to functional HR areas
  • Conduct new hire orientation for Atlanta and coordinate on-boarding with other departments on such items as building and systems access
  • Serve as a trusted resource for staff and managers
  • Coordinate and lead weekly coalition orientation to onboard new associates
  • Process new hire process of sending welcome packets, coordinating new hire logistics, initiating relocation benefits (when applicable)
  • Update and maintain job descriptions
  • Maintain online employee toolkit (update, add, remove relevant information as applicable)
Qualifications for associate HR generalist
  • Assist with monthly dashboard creation (gathering metric data from all brands and consolidating into template)
  • Train new non-exempt associates (and managers of non-exempt associates) on CyberShift (time and attendance system)
  • Serve as primary point of contact for Ethics hotline case distribution (assign cases to appropriate HR team member and ensure timely completion
  • Support HRBP team with new hire assimilations
  • Act as backup to other HR tasks and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of HR policies and processes preferred
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Associate HR Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of associate HR generalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate HR generalist
  • With limited supervision of HR Management or Senior HR professionals may coordinate and/or administer various aspects of the organization’s compensation and benefit, recruitment, training, organization development, and employee relations programs
  • Manages Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) and warnings in an effective, aligned and timely manner
  • Applies displayed skills of investigation, interpretation and decision making
  • Administers HR programs including practices, policies, processes and administration of (eg., time tracking, absence management, payroll support, E-Verify, performance management, compliance training, rewards and recognition)
  • Works independently on ad-hoc projects and initiatives
  • Tracks HR metrics
  • Process various confidential forms and records
  • Support a variety of employment/personnel activities
  • Under direct supervision provide administrative support to functional areas of Human Resources
  • Assist with coordination of HR functional tasks activities within a business unit
Qualifications for associate HR generalist
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal business partners and work with associates and all levels of leadership
  • High energy level and a customer service orientation
  • Excellent typing and data entry skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Two to four years of HR experience in roles directly interacting with and supporting clients and people leaders
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Two to Five years of previous Human Resources experience required, one year as an HR Generalist
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Associate HR Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an associate HR generalist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate HR generalist
  • Input data in Human Resources Information System as directed by authorized persons
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing for a high volume
  • Ensure balancing is performed each payroll
  • Accurately calculate prorated payments for new hires, terminated employees, and employees on leave
  • Prepare tax balance adjustments
  • Process off-cycle payments
  • Respond professionally to payroll inquiries and resolve discrepancies as required
  • Work on problems solving and special projects within department
  • Continue to support to Payroll management team
  • Maintain a positive mindset and professional demeanor
Qualifications for associate HR generalist
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources related field required or four to six years of equivalent work experience
  • SHRM-CP or PHR Certification
  • Ability to bring credibility to human resource functions through professional qualifications, leadership, and the highest levels of integrity
  • Ability to handle a high volume of confidential information is required
  • Must be self-directed, pay high attention to detail, demonstrate effective problem solving skills and demonstrate superior organizational skills
  • Must be able to function with a high level of proficiency in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment while demonstrating the ability to multitask
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an associate HR generalist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate HR generalist
  • Work on the HR team that provides support to employees across the globe
  • Support work for Human Resource projects while gaining exposure to the HR cycle with a focus on specific areas within the Human Resource team
  • Focus on Company wide initiatives
  • Participate in simplification and process improvement initiatives
  • Provide data collection, input and data management for Human Resource projects and compliance requirements
  • Provide limited technical analysis, troubleshooting and solutions under the direction of the Human Resource team
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts and maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information
  • Effectively communicate with various groups within the company and suppliers
  • Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required
  • Functions as the primary contact for employees, internal and external business partners other third party entities by handling customer inquiries related to human resources in general across domains of payroll, benefits, HR policies, HR systems and more
Qualifications for associate HR generalist
  • Highly collaborative & team-oriented
  • Can operate with autonomy in an organization with limited infrastructure
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and good team building skills
  • Previous experience with M-Pathways, E-recruit, and processing PAR Transactions
  • Familiarity with immigration law and I-9 verifications, supporting other HR team members with processing of documents
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
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Associate HR Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of associate HR generalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate HR generalist
  • Must have the ability to remain focused, professional, tactful and discrete when handling sensitive and/or confidential information
  • Ability to follow standard procedures and scripts
  • Collects and validates complete data required to process manual employee personal and organizational transactions and escalates for processing
  • Creates and documents processes into Desktop Procedures (DTPs), FAQs, and scripts
  • Contribute to the business strategy by assisting the HRBPs in supporting business leaders as they identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes
  • Support line managers and employees directly and by connecting them to appropriate HR COEs
  • Work on projects and initiatives aligned with the strategic agenda
  • Organize and maintain centralized nominations and record of completion for training and development opportunities
  • Develop an understanding of employee opinions and concerns across the businesses
  • Improve the human capital analytics and reporting to more proactively advise and inform the leaders about trends and issues in their businesses
Qualifications for associate HR generalist
  • Ability to effectively coach managers and diagnose HR requirements
  • 8-10 years HR BP experience with large MNCs Proven project management expertise
  • Fluency in German and very strong English language skills
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive HR experiences
  • Strong knowledge and experience with German Employment Law
  • Experience of working as part of a global HR team with cross border interaction is preferred

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