Human Resources Generalist

Our client, a leading manufacturer that provides a variety of packaging solutions for customers, seeks a Human Resources Generalist to join their HR team to support payroll and HR programs! If you have generalist knowledge and payroll processing experience, take a look at this job!

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Job Description

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Human Resources the Human Resources Generalist is responsible for payroll; ensuring accurate processing and recording of the company’s payroll and providing timely and accurate payroll information and performing HR-related duties on a professional level. The HR Generalist works collaboratively with other departments throughout the company and requires a strong aptitude for details and the ability to work in a fast-moving environment.

Human Resources

  • Manage workers compensation claims
  • Train managers/supervisors in the HRIS system
  • Participate in administrative staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars
  • Develop new procedures for the HR Department
  • Maintain employee files and manage company documents
  • Ensure all benefits and annual job rate increases are applied and updated by receiving benefit payments on time
  • Enter all employment changes (e.g. promotions, demotions, merit increases, transfers)
  • Maintain filing system for garnishment payments
  • Reconcile monthly benefit invoices against HRIS records for accuracy verification
  • Conduct an annual compliance audit of the HR files
  • Track AAA memberships


  • Coordinate payroll process
  • Process biweekly payroll in UltiPro
  • Respond to employees’ payroll related questions
  • Process general ledger entries of payroll and accruals
  • Prepare payroll informational reports upon request from Finance
  • Monitor accrued PTO against the general ledger balance, quarterly
  • Reconcile W2 wages and payroll tax reports quarterly to resolve any discrepancies
  • File EEO-1 report annually; maintain other records, reports and logs to comply with EEO regulations
  • Compile payroll registers, W-2s and quarterly Company tax reports as requested for audit purposes
  • Track and balance all Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions
  • Prepare quarterly 401k Eligibility Report and annual 401k Testing & Filing Report for review by VP of Finance
  • Prepare and process time sheets at departmental standard
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries for bank fees, payroll taxes, and pension

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business with an HR focus, or in a related field
  • Three to four years of experience as a Human Resources professional
  • 1+ years’ experience with UltiPro Payroll System

Additional Qualifications:

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification or Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification
  • Experience administering a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Experience with UltiPro Payroll
  • Familiarity with processing of payroll using an outside payroll service
  • Solid employee relations experience
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to produce written communication at a professional business level
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (verbally and non-verbally) to individuals and groups, internally and externally, to exchange ideas and convey detailed information accurately
  • Able to maintain a positive work place environment under challenging situations
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and accurately with minimal supervision


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