02 January 2019

Human Resources Generalist

Full-time Position at One of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces!

Position Summary

The HR Generalist 2 will support a rapidly growing, employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and goal attainment while driving the development of a superior workforce. This position will report to the Director of Human Resources and will focus primarily on total rewards/compensation and benefit administration but will also serve as back-up to the payroll specialist and be responsible for various employee programs and HR initiatives within the organization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Administer employee insurance and savings plans using HRIS system, working with insurance brokers and plan carriers.
  • Audit employee insurance and savings plans, correcting issues and answering employee questions as they arise.
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.
  • Educate employees on benefit plan options and assist in LMS content relevant to benefits and employee development.
  • Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
  • File all necessary federal and state employment reports.
  • Prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, and salary scales.
  • Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary complaints.
  • Research job and worker requirements, structural and functional relationships among jobs and occupations, and occupational trends.
  • Advise managers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, benefit and compensation policies, personnel procedures, and classification programs.
  • Prepare reports, such as organization and flow charts, and career path reports to summarize job analysis and evaluation and compensation analysis information.
  • Plan, develop, evaluate, improve, and communicate methods and techniques for selecting, promoting, compensating, evaluating, and training workers.
  • Assess need for and develop job analysis instruments and materials.
  • Observe, interview, and survey employees and conduct focus group meetings to collect job, organizational, and occupational information.
  • Review occupational data on Alien Employment Certification Applications to determine the appropriate occupational title and code, and provide local offices with information about immigration and occupations.
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and onboarding as needed.
  • Maintain employee files consistent with recordkeeping laws and regulations.
  • Conduct verifications of employment.
  • Process and issue employee paychecks and statements of earnings and deductions as back-up.
  • Review time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies as back-up.
  • Process paperwork for new employees and enter employee information into the payroll system.
  • Verify attendance, hours worked, and pay adjustments, and post information onto designated records as back-up.
  • Record employee information, such as exemptions, transfers, and resignations, to maintain and update payroll records.
  • Issue and record adjustments to pay related to previous errors or retroactive increases.
  • Support all other employee programs, HR initiatives or projects as assigned.
  • Teamwork and high level of interaction requiring regular and predictable on-site attendance.
  • Face-to-face interaction and coordination of work with other employees.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • At least three years of experience in a human resources role.
  • Knowledge of medical insurance and auxiliary benefits including HDHP, HRA, HSA, 401(k), etc.
  • Experience with H1B Visa workers a plus.
  • Experience in working with EOR a plus.
  • Experience in recruiting for a technology company a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with managers and hiring teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic employment laws and EEO.

Working at Foundation

What’s great about working for Foundation? Plenty! We have a fun, casual and hard-working culture that invests in our employees, promotes creativity and delivers on our reputation. Our campus features a top-notch workout facility, fitness classes and free personal training, a game room complete with both video, table and traditional games, a full kitchen, and free coffee, juices, soft drinks and snacks. Other employee perks include tickets to Cleveland sporting events, wellness incentives, free membership to our local rec center and various employee-appreciation events throughout the year. Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, LT disability, generous paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k) with match and tuition reimbursement.

Foundation is a 15-time winner of NorthCoast 99 award, a multi-year winner of The Plain Dealer‘s “Top Workplaces,” and a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 member of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

Come and talk to us about your future at Foundation!

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