HR Generalist

JOB FUNCTION: Human Resources
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Little Falls, NJ
COMPENSATION: $55k - $65k
POSTED: Nov 9, 2023

Our client, an architecture firm, is looking for their next HR Generalist to join the team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$55k – $65k

Position Overview:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our client’s Human Resources team. This is a full-time position for someone with experience in human resources. The HR Generalist will report to the CFO.

Responsibilities of the HR Generalist:

  • Update job descriptions and advertise through BambooHR
  • Daily review of incoming applicants, review of candidate qualifications, and screen
  • Manage correspondence with candidates and update candidate status through the hiring process
  • Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conduct exit interviews
  • Onboard new hires, including collection of employee personal data, compliance documentation
  • Ensure employee records are up to date for benefits plan participation, personnel changes such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting
  • Monthly and quarterly personnel reporting
  • Assist Managers with a bi-annual performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization
  • Stay abreast of changes in the laws, identify gaps in policy, and develop, maintain, and update employee policy as needed
  • Monitor the HR Mailbox for SHRM notices and other entities related to compliance
  • Consult with legal counsel to ensure that policy complies with federal and state law
  • Advise management in the resolution of employee relations issues
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policy, procedure, and programs
  • Oversee and prepare the analysis of EEO, VETS 100, Affirmative Action Plan, Etc.
  • Administer bi-weekly payroll through Paychex Flex
  • Source and evaluate benefit options prior to open enrollment
  • Administer benefit programs such as life, health, dental, vision, disability insurance plans, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance
  • Investigate workman’s compensation claims and prepare reports for insurance carriers
  • Audit and reconcile benefit Invoices (Guardian, Horizon, Aflac) monthly
  • Update daily FSA reconciliation worksheet and save reports

Qualifications for the HR Generalist:

  • 2+ years of HR experience
  • Experience with BambooHR
  • Experience with payroll
  • Strong computer skills are a must with intermediate in Excel and Word

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree is required
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred


  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 15 days PTO
  • Hybrid work schedule
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Candidates who apply for roles through the Atrium website will be added to our candidate pool and may be considered for additional roles of a similar title. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 133178