HR Senior Generalist in Providence, RI at CBIZ

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.  

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:  

  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
  • 2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
  • 2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
  • 2021 Top Workplaces USA

This position will provide Human Resources support and consultation to drive performance and achieve New England business unit objectives.  Reporting to the HR Director, he/she will partner with local practice leadership through the delivery of HR support and services to the New England team.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

• Develop productive and collaborative working relationships at all levels of the organization to advance business performance     through successful execution of talent strategy.

• Team with national recruiting resources to attract, select and assimilate talent for both campus and experienced hires.

• Partner with Human Resources Director to lead and facilitate talent management programs including semi-annual performance evaluation process and annual compensation and rewards review for multiple employee populations.

• Provide guidance and consultation on employee relations and compliance matters. Coach and support group leaders and conduct investigations when necessary.

• Design, manage and facilitate new employee onboarding program, including pre/post arrival communication and processing, first day/week/month activity coordination.

• Manage the administration of various HR programs and initiatives, including; salary administration, health & welfare benefits, leave of absence, performance coaching and other key programs.

• Drive local engagement activities and support national programs and initiatives.

• Proficiently maintain and leverage the Human Capital Management (HCM) system for accurate, compliant employee data and reporting.

• Manage employee professional development programs including Becker CPA review and educational assistance. Track and report on CPA licensing progress/attainment.

• Serve as liaison between Associates and Employee Service Center to resolve benefit matters.

• Conduct all exit interviews, track turnover metrics and trends and communicate data and recommend actions to continuously improve employee retention.

• Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field 

• Prior experience in the public accounting industry or a professional services environment

• PHR or SHRM-CP designation

• Ability to effectively manage projects to completion within stated deadlines 

• Strong initiative and creative problem solving skills

• Strong business acumen

• Excellent judgement, professional discretion and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information

• Excellent listening skills, consultative approach and positive presence

• Superb attention to detail and organizational skills

• Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and complete assignments independently

• Highly competent in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

• Must be willing to travel weekly between the Boston and Providence offices

• Ability to work outside of standard business hours during busy season

Qualifications Required:

• High School diploma or GED 

• 3 years experience as HR generalist

• Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization,
both internally and externally

• Ability to negotiate and solve problems

• Able to work in team environment

• Proficient in applicable technology

• Strong organizational skills, time management and multi-tasking ability and prioritizing

• Ability to travel as required by business needs


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