Human Resources Generalist – Professional Services (NYC)

This role is responsible for overseeing all staffing and employee operations. Responsibilities include college recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee relations, engagement, and assistance with payroll.

  • Work closely with management to solve key problems and provide innovative solutions around people and culture (which includes our nine core values)
  • Collaborate with the extended HC team to implement or improve programs and processes in benefits administration, compliance, learning and development, appreciation and recognition and employee relations
  • Manage onboarding processes for entry-level and experienced new hires
  • Partner with several universities and host as well as attend on-campus events such as Meet the Firms, accounting awards dinners, interviews, information sessions, mock interview and resume workshops.
  • Educate and partner with employees on performance management, career development and training goals
  • Manage the performance evaluation process, buddy and mentor programs as well as the employee recognition programs
  • Ability to develop good relationships with third party recruiter. Handle various employee relations matters as needed
  • Manage all administration associated with employment related matter
  • Provide assistance in event planning for busy season, birthday celebrations, holidays and our State of the Firm event
  • Bachelor’s degree– Human Resource Management or similar preferred
  • 3-6 years’ progressive HR experience with key experience in developing people required
  • HR Certification (PHR or SPHR) preferred
  • Experience supporting professional services firm required (CPA or law firm preferred).
  • Ability to influence peers and senior leaders across the company to drive the right outcomes
  • Attentive to details and able to also reflect strategically
  • Work cross functionally with a diverse group of HR professionals in multiple geographies and roles
  • Intellectually curious to understand New York employment related laws and regulations
  • Solid working knowledge of ADAAA, FMLA, PDL, PFL, SDI, Workers’ Compensation, Paid Sick Leave and EEOC compliance. Must become familiar with Paid Parental Leave law.
  • Mid-level technology skills, with proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint required
  • Working knowledge of human resource information systems required
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to listen effectively
  • Work well under pressure and with a team; able to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving abilities are a must
  • Team player with desire to be an active participant within the organization




Location: NYC

Salary: $80K-90K + discretionary bonus & great benefit package.

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