HR Specialist

Human Resources

Rockville
,
MD
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HR Specialist
Rockville, ND
$60-65K + Benefits
Hybrid
 
Why you want to work here:
 
We are a local non-profit addressing the community’s challenge through direct services that uplift people, as well as engaging in advocacy to create real systems change. Over the course of our long history, we have built strong partnerships with local and federal government agencies, other nonprofit organizations, and a wide range of community groups to provide the best support and services for our clients.
 
Job Overview: 
 
We are seeking a Human Resources Specialist to assist in the day-to-day administration of personnel activities related to payroll, onboarding, benefits administration, employee relations, HR invoices, staff training, human resource data collection and report preparation, and general administration. The incumbent will also maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. 
 
Responsibilities for HR Specialist:
 
  • Maintain personnel files and compliance with required certifications and licensure  
  • Serves as Paylocity expert; processing data to ensure accurate internal transfers, salary changes and various other transactions 
  • Serve as a liaison between employees and management for all HR functions (payroll, benefits and Paylocity) 
  • Conducts new hire orientation and onboarding of new employees and interns, assists with off-boarding and exit interviews.  
  • Fully leads the payroll function from the HR perspective in conjunction with the accounting team. 
  • Assists with processing of biweekly payroll; reviewing changes and preprocess register 
  • Helps to administer the Workers Compensation program and unemployment claims process 
  • Supports the Director of HR & Operations with complex employee relations matters including investigations, collaborating with outside legal counsel and preparing for hearings or other employment related matters 
  • Maintains accurate notes from investigations to include interviews and other items and stores in appropriate secured electronic store or paper files
  • Supports the Director of HR & Operations with responding to financial and retirement plan audit requests for employee data (physical and digital files)
  • Tracks employee document compliance within Paylocity and employee tracking spreadsheet
  • Creates and submits all compliance reporting to include EEO, OSHA, and Census Reports
  • Administer MCCH’s benefit programs
  • Reconciles benefit accounts by approving billing statements 
  • Assists staff with loan process with retirement plan company
  • In conjunction with the Director of HR & Operations conducts and/or develops staff training programs based on organizational needs. Maintains training tracking spreadsheet and updates Paylocity Skills/Training sections as appropriate. Collects signed acknowledgement forms when applicable
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
Qualifications for HR Specialist: 
 
A successful candidate will meet and/or exceed the following competencies: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (Preferred in human resources management or development). In lieu of a degree, 5 or more years of relevant experience may suffice.
  • Current HRCI or SHRM Certifications preferred
  • Experience with all facets of Paylocity HRIS/Payroll system 
  • Two to five years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Prior experience in a non-profit, social services related organization is preferred
  • Working knowledge and be current with all relevant Federal, State and Local employment-related laws. 
  • Excellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities with solid independent judgement
  • Experience working with a diverse workforce and in a non-profit environment required
 
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