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HR Coordinator - Midtown, NYC - ASAP Start!

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Manhattan, New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 287871/002_1560971072
  • Sector: Operations, Phaidon International
  • Date posted: 19/06/2019

Corporate Title: HR Coordinator

Department: Human Resources

Office Location: New York, NY

Duties & Responsibilities

  • At the direction of the HR Business Partner, provide generalist support to all aspects of the U.S. Human Resources function.
  • Support new hire on-boarding by collecting, reviewing and filing employment contracts and other documentation, ensuring full legal compliance.
  • Administer employee health and benefits plans, including enrollments, changes, and terminations.
  • Record all changes for the semi-monthly payrolls across the US as well as handling basic payroll questions and overseeing day to day elements of the payroll process.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete employee records physical and digital as well as overall record keeping, conducting routine audits at the direction of the HR Business Partner.
  • Support the creation and issuance of employee related documents including but not limited to, offer letters, consultancy agreements, employment verification.
  • Ensure employee life-cycle changes are accurately captured on internal HRIS systems.
  • Assist the HR Business Partner with conducting exit interviews, internal investigations, and handling employee grievances.
  • Conduct research on related topics, such as employment law/regulation, employee well-being and workplace safety, compensation bench-marking, diversity and inclusion and industry best practices.
  • Assist with evaluating the effectiveness of HR programs, making suggestions for new initiatives and developing requirements.
  • Make recommendations to the HR Business Partner regarding process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Prepare reports / presentations and provide data at the request of the HR Business Partner or senior management.
  • Educate employees on benefits and resources available to them; act as the first point of contact for administrative HR inquiries from staff.

Required Attributes & Experience

  • Associate degree or equivalent credit hours in any field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Problem solver with ability to suggest and implement improvements.
  • Sound judgment and highly professional demeanor.

Preferred Attributes & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Organizational Communications.
  • Professional or internship experience working in an HR capacity.
  • Experience with HR software, systems or technologies, such as SalesForce or other HRIS.
  • Experience handling sensitive information or documents.