Human Resources Generalist (Payroll & Benefits)

Employer
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Ref
235120481
Function
Human Resources
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
As an HR Generalist, you'll deliver services for payroll and benefits for our organization. You'll also create a positive impact on other HR functions, including talent acquisition, performance management, and employee relations in collaboration with the HR team. You'll have ample opportunities to hone your expertise through internal and external webinars, training, and conferences, along with the opportunity to take on additional HR functions based on your interests and business needs. If you're someone with an unsurpassed attention to detail in payroll and benefits administration, thorough knowledge of employment law and regulations, and demonstrated success building effective relationships across an organization, read on to learn more about the impact you'll make at the Mercatus Center. This role will give you the opportunity to expand your experience from payroll and benefits into broader HR support. Role Responsibilities: Administer comprehensive payroll (bi-monthly) for approximately 200 employees Manage benefit enrollments and events for the organization Design, develop, and distribute communication tools to enhance understanding of the benefits package Communicate our benefit brokers on pending issues, needs, or concerns Provide HCM technical support, troubleshooting, and guidance to employees and serve as lead representative between internal stakeholders and external vendors Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations, tax laws and regulations, best practices, and new technologies and trends in human resources Perform additional HR Generalist functions based on interest and areas of expertise Qualifications : Extensive knowledge of payroll functions, including preparation, auditing, internal control, and payroll taxes Generally 3+ years of payroll/benefits/generalist experience is required to attain the required skills Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or related discipline Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws, tax laws, and regulations Able to perform in a collaborative environment Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook) Proficiency with HCM systems (Experience with Ceridian's Dayforce product is a bonus but not a must) Certifications that contribute to success include SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP or PHR/SPHR preferred but not required. Help us Grow Please submit your cover letter and resume through our online application process at https://us61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/mercatus/Posting/View/542 Your cover letter must indicate your interest in the Mercatus Center's mission. Employee Benefits Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Mercatus provides excellent benefits to all individual employees, including employer-paid health and dental single coverage, unlimited paid time off, long-term disability, education benefits at George Mason University, and so much more. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year Benefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay COVID-19 considerations: All employees are required to wear face mask in public areas. The offices are cleaned daily, employees are required to take a health check when they are in the office to determine if they can work in person or virtually. Education: Bachelor's (Preferred) Experience: Payroll & Benefits: 2 years (Preferred) Work Location: One location

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