HR Generalist

Do you like to help others?  Are you passionate about benefits? Are you a team player?  Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We strive to hire qualified people from a wide variety of backgrounds to expand our diversified workplace, not just because it’s the best thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you like to help others and love to be part of a team, look no further.

Our company Benefit Communication Insourcing, LLC is a joint trademark with Lockton Companies, LLC.  We are one of the nation’s leading benefit communication firms.  We work directly with employees throughout the U.S. providing customer benefit communication and administrative services to our client’s individual employees.

Our company has a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, vision along with voluntary benefits; employer-paid benefits STD, LTD, and Term Life; 401k match, 11 paid holidays, and Paid Time Off.

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible administrative and operational functions supporting Human Resources. Primary duties include the new-hire onboarding process, off-boarding process, and administering leaves management. The Generalist functions in an repetitive account management capacity, guided by our multi-state clients’ compliance requirements. This position regularly interacts with internal management and external partners. This position also assists the other functions in HR including but not limited to compliance training, and HR special projects, as needed.

This position is a Hybrid position requiring one day a week in the office.  Must live in the Kansas City Metro area to be considered.

Essential Functions

  1. Onboarding Processing Serves as the subject matter expert of the life-cycle onboarding process for new hires and internal transfers. Guides the employee to ensure all required medical record documentation, background screening, and client compliance training and documentation is completed. Generates and follows up on offer letters and HRIS onboarding process. Completes hiring process in HRIS system to ensure proper FLSA status, salary and tax handling, and additional administrative notes are accurately entered. Completes Forms I-9 and E-Verify process. Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and periodically audits Forms I-9. Coordinates new hire training schedule deadlines guided by the training team and hiring manager including client-site orientation, e-learning, and job shadowing. Creates and maintains electronic employee files and corresponding documentation as dictated by governing agencies while maintaining high standards of confidentiality. Maintains regular contact with new and existing clients and/or hiring managers to maintain accurate client-specific onboarding requirements and training expectations. Delivers high-quality service to clients, candidates, and Lockton partners by responding timely and professionally in all interactions.
  2. Offboarding Processing Serves as main point of contact when offboarding employees from the organization. Works closely with the CHRO, department heads, client contacts, and Lockton partners when applicable as it relates to notifications and coordinating the separation. Guides employee to ensure all required equipment and materials are fully recovered and returned. Administers final separation steps following state-specific requirements in regards to pay and separation letters. Delivers high-quality service to clients, separating employees, and Lockton partners by responding timely and professionally in all interactions. Remains separating employees’ main point of contact for ongoing questions after separation.
  3. Leaves Management Administers the steps and paper trail of employee leave of absence requests. Follows applicable FMLA and ADA regulations as well as Company leave policy. Administers and processes all appropriate documentation for leave requests, communicates leave dates to supervisor, Lockton partners, and client team, and updates necessary systems when a leave begins and ends. Obtains and assesses employee’s release to work and/or coordinates requested accommodations. Begins the initial Interactive Process for ADA requests, and reviews accommodations with management team.
  4. Compliance Management Maintains and expands knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting the duties assigned. Identifies and shares trends that could affect organizational objectives and/or operational resources. Ensures compliance with applicable government regulations. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of required reporting. Prepares reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies. Maintains federal and state employment law posters and communications.
  5. Other Generalist Responsibilities Regularly participates in weekly recruitment, and other team meetings. Generates HRIS reporting. Serves as project coordinator, as assigned.
  6. Performs all other tasks as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, relatable field of study or equivalent professional work experience.
  2. Former experience handling onboarding and offboarding responsibilities in a professional setting.

Desired Qualifications

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Oracle HR Management systems and compensation management systems
  • Professional experience exercising critical thinking and self-directed decision making with little supervision.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated service experience.
  • Ability to interface and maintain effective professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work in order to achieve critical and defined deadlines.
  • Excellent multitasking skills and highly detail oriented experiences in following strict laws and regulations.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Experience utilizing varied HRIS systems.
  2. Professional HR experience handling leaves of absence and ADA accommodation process.
  3. Human Resources certification.

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