HR Generalist

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for a broad spectrum of aspects related to employee management under the guidance of the CFO. The role will encompasses various aspects of HR administration, policy and procedure creation, as well as compliance, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, employee benefits, compensation, performance management, payroll oversight, PTO/sick/leave oversight, termination/offboarding, and company wide culture/engagement activities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• None

Essential Duties (not limited to):

• Utilize all available resources to identify new prospects and turn those prospects into customers.

• Review and update HR and employee related forms to ensure forms are current and compliant, and all company related entities are using current and consistent forms.

• Assist with developing and implementing training and onboarding programs.

• Assist with updating and maintaining Company Policy Handbook.

• Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll and benefits, including health and dental, 401k, PTO, FMLA, and general employee personnel issues.

• Assist Managers with recruitment and interview process, including phone screens, posting job ads, scheduling applicants, sending application information, and gathering feedback as necessary.

• Schedule and conduct new employee orientation activities including meeting arrangements, compilation of new hire paperwork, and overview of timekeeping and payroll systems.

• Input new employee information into payroll and timekeeping systems to create employee record.

• Verify I-9 documentation and maintain file.

• Assist with creating personnel files using electronic file system.

• Process invoices including; 401k recordkeeping, payroll administration, and medical premiums.

• Coordinate and oversee benefits enrollment for eligible employees; assists with benefit administration including health, dental, voluntary life, vision, Section 125 flexible benefits, long-term disability and 401k retirement plan.

• Assist CFO with annual performance review process.

• Compile data for annual salary survey report.

• Payroll Processing; o Compile payroll data (i.e. hours worked from electronic timekeeping system) and input HR/payroll data and tracks the semi-monthly payroll and timecard cycle.

• Review wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.

• Prepare detailed and accurate payroll reports for accounting department.

• Assist with maintaining file system and files correspondence and other records.  

• Maintain record of Paid Time Off leave and short-term disability.

• Assist managers with performance management support and documentation.

• Process terminations, conduct exit interviews and oversee offboarding process for each employee in collaboration with managers, IT, etc.

• Assist with coordinating employee meetings and group events, assists with preparing agendas, and reserving and preparing facilities.

• Assist CFO with HR related projects and assignments as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities (not limited to):

• Ability to prioritize workload, multi-task and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills necessary to communicate and work effectively with management and co-workers.

• Excellent telephone manner.

• Ability to understand, interpret, develop and communicate company policies and procedures.

• Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and strong customer service skills.

• Ability to take initiative to complete projects, tasks and assignments.

• Ability to empathize and defuse sensitive or contentious employee issues

Physical Requirements:

• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

• This position requires significant local travel and may require the occasional overnight stay.

Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.

• 5-7 years in similar HR Generalist position with payroll and benefits administration.

• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel; proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint.

• 2 to 3 years using web based electronic payroll systems.

• SHRM-SCP or equivalent strongly recommended


Colorado preferred but not required.

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