HR Senior Generalist in Boston at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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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 tax compliance, consulting and co-sourcing services to Private Equity firms of all sizes, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service.  

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

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services.  

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

  • 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

Qualifications Required

  • 4 or more years of increasingly responsible human resources generalist or related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field preferred, High School diploma or GED required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing throughout all levels of an organization, internally and externally
  • Excellent judgement, professional discretion and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent listening skills, consultative approach and positive presence
  • Demonstrated ability in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Superb attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and complete assignments independently
  • Ability to split time between Boston and Providence offices
  • Ability to work outside of standard business hours during busy season
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently


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