Human Resources Assistant

Washington, DC
Oct 21, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Administrative, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Our client, a distinguished international law firm, is looking for a diligent and collaborative Human Resources Assistant join its growing organization. This person will support a dynamic team in coordinating new hire orientation and onboarding processes in addition to supporting other HR projects as necessary.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position.
  • Acts as the first point of contact for the Human Resources Department. Answers and screens incoming telephone calls; assists directly with routine inquiries by employees and attorneys.
  • Coordinates scheduling for bi-weekly new hire orientation. Maintains new hire paperwork and ensure distribution to proper departments.
  • Processes and files departmental notifications for all new hires, departures, changes, or moves within appropriate offices.
  • Updates employee directories and HR pages in conjunction with notification changes.
  • Plans, coordinates and assists with execution of department meetings and firm events hosted by the Human Resources Department.
  • Completes and tracks routine inquiries from outside the Firm on matters such as employment verifications.
  • Assists in recruiting efforts with job postings and scheduling, when needed.
  • Serves as a back-up to the Talent Acquisition Coordinator in onboarding by creating orientation schedules, providing basic paperwork for orientation of new employees and entering new hires in HRIS database.
  • Assists with participant database maintenance for health insurance open enrollment, terminations, election changes, address, name changes and emergency contact database.
  • Coordinates and completes projects and duties, as assigned by Director of Human Resources and Human Resources Managers.
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Two plus years of human resources experience in a law firm or professional services environment is required.
  • Prior experience with ADP Workforce Now, preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, work with minimal supervision and interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office Suite with proficiency in Outlook and a high proficiency in Excel. Must possess discretion in working with confidential information.


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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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