Human Resources Generalist

 Assurance
 January 11, 2021
 Remote
About Assurance
At Assurance we are disrupting the antiquated and inefficient world of insurance and financial services. Our team of world class software engineers, data scientists, and business professionals are modernizing how people obtain and manage their financial life all through our powerful platform ecosystem. We are rapidly growing as we expand our product offerings and global footprint, and this growth continues to present new and exciting challenges as we push our industry into its future. We eliminate waste throughout the industry and calculate the complex into simple, valuable solutions to improve people’s lives. We are humble, driven, and committed to improving the lives of millions. 
The HR Generalist is a key contributor on the HR Team and is responsible for handling employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and managers. This position runs the new hire on-boarding and assimilation process and supports the HR Manager in a full range of HR disciplines, including employee relations, performance management, compensation, and HR policy interpretation and administration.

Responsibilites:

  • Respond to employees’ queries and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Responsible for onboarding and new hire orientation
  • Assist with all internal and external HR related matters
  • Participate in the development of HR policies and procedures
  • Support HR Manager in reviewing complaints brought forward by employees
  • Coordinate employee development plans and performance management
  • Manage employee records, HRIS data integrity and prepare reports
  • Assist with payroll processing, inquiries, monitoring and reporting
  • Assist with performance management procedures
  • Administers the equal employment opportunity and affirmative action programs.
  • Working with the Talent & Culture team, coordinate engagement initiatives
  • Ensure all employee records are maintained and updated with new hire information or changes in employment status
  • Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of experience as an HR Coordinator, HR Generalist or HR Specialist in a startup or a fast-growing tech company.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Comfortable working within a fast-paced, complex, dynamic environment with multiple organizational cultures; comfortable with multi-tasking requirements
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Labor Law and employment equity regulations
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration including employment related laws and regulations
  • Must be able to make recommendations and influence others to effectively resolve issues by using judgment that is consistent with policies, practices, standards, procedures, regulations, and/or law
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills
  • Excellent record keeping skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office 365 and related HR software (Paylocity, Workday)
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice
  • Please review our CCPA policies here.