Administrative, Clerical, Support, Human Resources, Other
4 Year Degree
Human Resources Generalist The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) seeks a candidate who will work with both the human resources and finance departments, supporting an assortment of human resources activities, payroll and benefits related financial activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Human Resources (typically 75-80% of time)
Handles full recruitment process for exempt and non-exempt positions
Input to selection process
On-boards all non-exempt and most exempt level employees
Conducts new hire orientation
Schedules other orientation meetings when requested
Prepares and maintains new employee files
Conducts 30-60-90 day check-ins for new hires
Administers timesheet software
Maintain user accounts and rates in the system
Troubleshoots system problems
Trains new employees to use the system
Acts as first point-of-contact for employees on payroll, leave and benefits questions.
Responsible for day-to-day benefit administration including employee inquires, new enrollments, and termination of coverage for all benefits plans.
Reconciles monthly benefits invoices/premium statements from vendors.
Maintains employee records, processes changes and maintains HRIS information.
Monitors HR policies to ensure legal compliance.
Handles select employee relations issues, including performance improvement plans, discipline and terminations.
Manages termination processing, including exit interviews and off-boarding
Maintains and develops content for employee portal and company intranet, especially as it pertains to employee benefits.
Serves as backup for front desk coverage
Finance and Accounting (typically 20-25% of time)
Processes semi-monthly payroll from start to finish
Serve as a primary point-of-contact with the payroll company
Processing retirement contributions
Manages annual open season using payroll system
Ensures staff are enrolled for appropriate benefits
Monitor staff timesheet submission
Prepares HR/payroll related work papers for financial audit, Form 990, retirement audit, and worker’s compensation insurance audit.
Maintains a current knowledge of rules and requirements concerning payroll and benefits
Distributes invoices for corporate credit card charges.
Assists the finance team with payables, cash receipts and bookkeeping during busy times of the year and as a backup.
Performs other duties as assigned.
1 – 3 years human resources experience with strong recruiting and benefits focus.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business management related field required.Relevant internship experience desired.
Payroll processing experience strongly preferred.
Master’s degree in HR a plus.
SHRM-CP or PHR preferred.
Good oral and written communications.
Self-starter, with excellent attention to detail.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive issues
Must embrace AGA’s core behaviors:Engaged, Collaborative, Innovative and Open
Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and familiarity with a Human Resources Information System.
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is a society of physicians, surgeons, scientists and other individuals within the healthcare community who have a demonstrated and continued interest in the functions and disorders of the digestive system. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest non-profit specialty medical society in the country. With more than 13,000 domestic and international me...mbers, the AGA is the largest GI society in the United States and among the largest GI societies in the world. AGA membership encompasses a rich and diverse constituency representing every facet of gastroenterology practice, research and education.