HR Specialist (ID:42086)
Are you looking for the job that jump starts your career in HR? Join a growing organization and partner closely with the HR Manager to gain valuable experience as an HR professional.
The Human Resources Specialist will perform generalist administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s human resource function.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Meet or exceed organizational goals for payroll accuracy and completion
  • Manages benefit administration and recruiting activities
  • Maintains all personnel records for Arrow Cryogenics
  • Leads the Human Resources department in the absence of the HR Manager
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates
  • Sets up and tracks garnishments and levies while maintaining proper documentation
  • Generates and verifies payroll reports out of payroll system to ensure accuracy of payroll before finalizing
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions
  • Verifies and reconciles W2’s prior to issuance
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices
  • Completes all employment verifications in a timely manner
  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of all timecards on a weekly basis
  • Trains employees and managers on use of the time keeping system
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation
  • Answers frequently asked questions from employees and applicants relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.
  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records
  • Performs periodic audits of Human Resources files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately
  • Provides generalist support to the Human Resources department including but not limited to approving and reconciling invoices, data entry, electronic filing and research
  • Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include medical, dental, vision, disability, and ancillary plan carriers
  • Performs all recruiting for organization by partnering with leaders on filling open positions and works with contract agencies to ensure needs are met
  • Conducts or assists with new hire orientation and onboarding
  • Assists with planning and execution of special events such as benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, holiday parties, and retirement celebrations
  • Performs other generalist and specialist duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Must be a Citizen of the United States of America or have a current Green Card Must be dependable and punctual
  • Must have previous Human Resources experience in a similar role such as generalist, specialist, assistant or administrative
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and overtime as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, strong Excel skills preferred
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn human resources generalist tasks for payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications
  • Ability to balance workload effectively and stay organized
  • Ability to generate high-quality generalist deliverables and meet relevant deadlines while working autonomously and managing multiple priorities
  • Must have the ability to maintain focus while stationed primarily at computer workstation and must have ability to use hands and wrists for typing and for the use a mouse device.
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.
Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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HR Specialist (ID:42086)

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