Human Resources Director for Dynamic Trade Associaion

Herndon, Virginia
Mar 02, 2017
May 01, 2017
Human Resources
Full Time

Director of Human Resources

NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association, located in Herndon, Virginia, facilitates the evolution and use of electronic payments by providing rules and standards leadership and other industry needs via its education, advocacy, inclusive engagement and dialogue. Through its collaborative self-governing model, NACHA manages the development, administration and rules for the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network – one of the largest, safest, and most reliable payment systems in the world. Annually, it supports more than 24 billion electronic payments, valued at more than $41 trillion. By universally connecting all financial institutions in the U.S., the Network supports consumer, business and government payments by moving money and information directly from one bank account to another through Direct Deposit and Direct Payment via ACH transactions.

The position of Director of Human Resources (HR) is considered a part of NACHA’s Administrative Services, whose annual work is subject to an independent audit, and reports to the CFO. The primary organizational objective for this position includes development of the organization’s human resources in support of the strategic plan, payroll processing, benefits administration and oversight of the general administration of the office. This is a full time exempt position.

This position is responsible for processing payroll and for human resource issues consistent with NACHA’s Personnel and Policy Manual.  This includes working with an outside insurance broker to obtain competitive bids for benefits, and includes processing payroll on a semi-monthly basis, administering accurate employee benefit records, including vacation/ sick pay and accruals, 401k, health insurance, life insurance and short-term disability insurance if eligible, timely and accurate submittal of quarterly payroll tax returns and annual payroll and employee benefit returns, such as W-2’s, Form 5500, 1095-Cs, and all other legally required notices and returns.  All journal entries related to payroll and employee benefits, which may be information sensitive, will be processed by the Director of HR. This position is considered a lead source for recommended employee benefits and compensation practices to include benchmarking and human resource issues for the company, however this position does not have the authority to approve employee compensation levels or hire/terminate an employee without the consent of his or her supervisor or senior executive management.

This position is responsible for general administration oversight of the office, including maintaining adequate liability and workers compensation insurance, crisis management planning for the safety of NACHA personnel, office space, contract negotiation of services, etc. The Director should take reasonable measures to safeguard the organizations assets, while minimizing risk exposure.

This position performs adjusting journal entries for monthly financial statement preparation, such as overhead allocations and reclassification entries as deemed necessary.  This position is authorized to approve and release ACH and Wire Transfer payments.

This position requires an individual with multiple disciplines in Human Resources (an HR Generalist,) accounting, management and supervision. It is imperative that the individual maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality while dealing with individuals of diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Overall program responsibility to include development, strategy, budgeting and financial performance.

This position requires an individual with strong verbal, written, math, and analytical skills and must be able to prioritize projects. A Business Degree in Human Resources with strong background in accounting, or 10 years progressive HR and office administration experience is necessary.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong data entry skills, requiring high accuracy during heavy volume
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Windows 10; Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Commitment to quality of work and customer service.
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • HR Generalist knowledge required – Degree in Human Resources or 10 years progressive human resource experience



Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge of Great Plains software
  • Strong understanding of NACHA’s activities & strategic Direction
  • Office Administration experience a plus
  • Understanding of commercial insurance lines and renewal processes









NACHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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