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Human Resources Assistant

Company: Southgate at Shrewsbury
Location: Shrewsbury
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Southgate at Shrewsbury, a premier Living retirement community located in Shrewsbury, Mass., is looking for a full-time Human Resources Assistant

*Position Summary*: While reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, the incumbent will be responsible for performing a variety of human resource support duties and handling administrative functions as it relates to human resources.

*Knowledge and Experience: *

*Specific Responsibilities: *
* Assist with core HR operations including onboarding, event planning, and employee engagement activities.
* Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
* Prepares materials for background checks, and pre-hire process, job postings, onboarding, etc.
* Assists with new employee onboarding, to include pre-employment and post-employment functions, conducting onboarding and benefits administration.
* Maintains HRIS and hard copy of personnel records. Ensures that system records are accurately recorded and cross- checked.
* Assist with the bi-weekly payroll process.
* Coordinate distribution (both electronic and paper) of notices to employees and/or former employees.
* Assist with special projects and other administrative tasks as needed for HR while maintaining strict confidentiality of information.
* Assist in responding to employee questions regarding time/attendance, benefits, and policies.
* Assist with open enrollment process; Assist with annual ACA compliance and year end process.
* Prepares department reports using HRIS
* Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
* Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


*Skills, Experience & Abilities: *
* Associates/Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and 1-2 years of experience in the human resources field.
* Creative, innovative, and collaborative mindset
* Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
* Excellent communication skills, including phone etiquette, verbal and written communication skills.
* Positive, can-do attitude, organized, and detail oriented.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees
* Prior HRIS experience, _Paycom_ preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Shrewsbury, MA 01545: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Southgate at Shrewsbury, Worcester , Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources , Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

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