HR Manager, New York

New York, New York
Date Posted:  11-12-2017
The HR Manager is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Global HR Director in supporting the east coast day-to-day needs of the company. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, policy implementation, employment onboarding and offboarding, affirmative action and employment law compliance.
 
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Administers various human resource plans and procedures for east coast company personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems
  • Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, and communicating benefit information to employees
  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions on a day-to-day basis
  • Verifies I-9 documentation and maintains that they are current for the east coast
  • Tracks and calendars employee time off requests for the east coast
  • Tracks and schedules employee reviews
  • Prepares, administers, and tracks new employee paperwork, including offer letter and initial hire paperwork
  • Schedules new hire orientations
  • Supports with payroll administration, entering all information, tracking, updating, and submitting to controller for final review
  • Administers 401k, tracking, collecting, inputting changes (including new hires and terms) and rollovers for the east coast
  • Manages all employee benefit enrollment for east coast
  • Owns and actively updates company organization charts for east coast
  • Manages agency job descriptions ensuring accuracy and relevance to east coast office
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals; recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed
  • Maintains HRIS records and compiles reports from the database as needed
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Supports Global HR Director with Performance Review process
  • Supports Global HR Director with distribution, development, and creation of company policies
  • Supports Global HR Director with immigration/visa matters
  • Supports Global HR Director with general administrative duties (filing, processing address changes, etc.)
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
The list of qualifications includes the minimum qualifications necessary for any new employee for this position, such as specific prior work experience, certifications/licenses, technical knowledge of software, machinery, or tools, and physical abilities such as relevant lifting, bending, walking, and/or stooping.
 
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, or related field preferred
  • 4+ years experience in human resource experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately interact with co-workers at a variety of levels, across many disciplines
  • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong financial understanding of budgeting, estimating, and agency profitability
  • A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees
  • Highly organized with a keen sense of attention to detail
  • Exceptional initiative and follow-through skills
  • After hours work occasionally required
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
Employee must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  We do a high volume of work, often on tight timelines and our dedication to client satisfaction is uncompromising.  Some travel may be expected.
 
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