HR Senior Generalist in Boston, MA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/11/2021

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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®  
  • 2019 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes 
  • 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence 
  • Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources  

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)

• Ability to split time between 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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