HR Generalist

East Windsor, NJ 08512

Posted: 12/23/2019 Industry: HR Job Number: 9377

Job Description


The Human Resources Generalist will perform a variety of human resources duties on a professional level. The role will provide guidance to employees and management regarding all matters HR related, while ensuring the utmost customer service in a timely, accurate and efficient manner . The HR Generalist will participate in or lead key projects and will serve as a back up to Payroll Services.


  • Provide exceptional customer service to employees and managers for a variety of support requests.

  • Administer various human resources plans and procedures.

  • Prepare and send routine correspondence and notices internally and externally.

  • Immigration administration.

  • Process/respond to employment verification.

  • Liaise with third party service providers and process invoices.

  • Assist with compensation & benefits administration. Assist employees, managers and retirees with benefit related questions.

  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.

  • Main contact for employee relations - respond to questions, resolve issues and manage conflicts between employees and managers.

  • Manage employee discipline from warnings through the termination process.

  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine and document reasons behind separations.

  • Manage FMLA and other leave administration issues in coordination with line managers and payroll manager.

  • Coordinate Worker Compensation process through claims management, employee advocacy, and return to work management.

  • Understand and utilize Workday to its full functionality and maintain data accuracy.

  • Review, validate, correct and approve HR transactions that are initiated by employees and managers.

  • Create and maintain physical and electronic employment records of HR transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations.

  • Perform general research and analysis of data to prepare reports.

  • Recommend and assist in necessary process improvement and the implementation of new features and modules.

  • Cover for full Payroll functions as needed.

  • Assist with implementation and maintenance of system integrations among Workday, ADP Workforce, and ADP Enhanced Time & Attendance.

  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

  • Provide advice to management on the compliance and regulatory issues related to management initiatives.

  • Respond to government and other inquiries and reporting requirements.

  • Administer company policies to ensure the uniform and equitable treatment of all employees.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.

  • Provide general human resources policy and procedural guidance, support and interpretation.


Minimum 3-5 years well-rounded HR experience

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related discipline

Experience in Workday system or other equivalent cloud based HCM system

  • Technologically savvy, advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Prior experience with online payroll and time keeping systems preferred

  • Possesses outstanding interpersonal, written, oral communication, listening, and influencing skills

  • PHR/SPHR preferred

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