Robert Half International Human Resources (HR) Assistant in East Meadow, New York
OfficeTeam currently has a first-rate opportunity in the Insurance - Health industry for a highly-skilled and motivated Human Resources Assistant. The Human Resources Assistant will be in charge of a variety of personnel related administrative tasks and will provide clerical support to the HR department and employees regarding human resources related activities, policies, processes, and procedures. Based in the East Meadow, New York area, this is a long-term temporary opportunity with a company in the Insurance - Health industry.
Maintain employee database records
Use the internet to search for potential customers
Perform various administrative duties
Partake in planning new employee orientation meetings
Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects
Approachable and appropriate demeanor when interacting with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing environment
Accomplished in office applications and software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)
Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and exercise good judgment and discretion in handling and disseminating information
Scan Documents experience highly preferred
Practical knowledge of Special Payroll Deductions
Strong familiarity with Disability Claims
Deep understanding of Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A)
Solid understanding of Human Resources (HR) Administration
Background working with Employee Benefit Plan
Comprehension of Administrative Assistance
Hands-on experience with Maintain Files
Knowledge of financial reconciliation
Demonstrated knowledge of Mentoring New Hires
Account reconciliation experience preferred
Administrative Policy experience highly valued
Good understanding of Employee Timesheets
Adeptness in payroll
Foundational knowledge in disability law
Prior experience with Vendor Records
Experience with HR Payroll System
Previous experience working with HRIS
General familiarity with New Hire Orientations
Demonstrated knowledge of FMLA
Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A) experience preferred
Experience with Paper Files
Account reconciliation experience desired
General familiarity with numeric data entry
New Hire Orientations experience highly desired
ADP Financial Services experience
If you are a self-starter who is passionate about supporting a dynamic and growing company, we would love to hear from you! Contact us now - this position is available and will be staffed by the end of the week!
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