HR Specialist

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 22, 2019
Closes
Aug 20, 2019
Ref
222407
Function
Human Resources
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:
Sparks Group has partnered with a dynamic company who provides Human Resources Consulting Services to small and medium businesses. The HR Specialist role will be support to our client-facing HR Department. This role is a unique opportunity to become part of a team of strategic Human Resource professionals dedicated to serving our clients in all aspects of their day-to-day needs. The individual who holds this position will act as a primary contact for clients and field questions on general human resources matters. This is a great opportunity for an individual to grow their skill set as they will touch all areas of Human Resources within the organization. Being self-motivated, the ability to handle a high work volume, and having strong communication skills will be imperative for success in this position.



Responsibilities:
  • Provide solid HR support and guidance to our clients and their employees
  • Handle general human resources queries related to payroll, benefits, state and federal laws, policies and leaves of absences, and other HR matters
  • Provide accurate guidance to our clients and solid recommendations for employee relation issues and questions
  • Must be knowledgeable of employment laws (both State and Federal)
  • Support the HR Manager to ensure all client needs and requirements are met in a timely manner
  • Interact with various departments including payroll, benefits, risk management, and finance
  • Provide administrative support for new hire reporting, billing, and unemployment claims
  • Handle our client-facing Applicant Tracking System, to include providing demos and training to clients and configuring their set up preferences
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as required

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • 3-4 years solid experience in a Jr. Generalist or broad HR support role
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations (both State and Federal)
  • Solid experience in employee relation issues and be able to provide accurate and sound guidance and advice
  • Ability to manage priorities, workflow and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the team
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • A strong client focus with outstanding judgment, critical thinking, problem solving, and verbal and written skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office - advanced skills strongly preferred
  • Strong ability to learn new computer systems and take the lead on various projects
  • Advanced administrative and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage projects while effectively addressing day to day responsibilities
  • Positive attitude and the ability to handle highly confidential information with maturity and diplomacy

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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