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    HR Generalist | Employee Experience Manager

    The Penny Hoarder | St. Petersburg, FL


    Summary of Role

    Do you want to work for a results-driven, growing digital media company? Are you a focused, detail-oriented leader skilled in managing both the employee facing and operational side of human resources? Do you get excited when it comes to navigating complex matters from policy to change management within a fast-paced environment? If so, then this role may be for you.

    The Human Resources Generalist (Employee Experience Manager) is a key position for the company. You will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise to a wide range of HR support, training, and administration services for The Penny Hoarder. You’ll manage the recruitment process, onboarding & offboarding employees, benefits & payroll administration, file documentation and maintenance of our human resources systems, leaves of absence and workers compensation claims, employee relations and performance management administration. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Implement and administer employee policies, identifying ways to improve current  policies and procedures
    • Provide HR support to management on daily employee relations and performance management issues
    • Support the HR department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience and further advance our continuous improvement culture
    • Manage the full-cycle recruitment process, involving initial recruitment, onboarding, and employee orientation. Maintain ongoing relationships with employment agencies and other 3rd party resources to ensure the selection of the most qualified candidates
    • Manage the onboarding/offboarding process, prepare documentation and ensure that proper company protocols are followed
    • Manage employee benefits and relationships with brokerage firms, proactively evaluate current plans and cost structures
    • 401(k) Administration
    • Oversee the payroll process working closely with the Finance department - managing all status changes (e.g. schedules, pay rates, deductions)
    • Ensure legal compliance of HR state and federal regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and/or procedures as required
    • Primary contact for employee inquiries regarding policies and procedures, payroll, time off, benefits, health insurance, leaves of absence, etc.
    • Support managers and company leadership in the development and implementation of positive employee relations and recognition programs to maintain a consistently supportive, collaborative and energized company culture
    • Manage all HR tools and systems providing help to other users
    • Other duties as assigned

    Technical Skills / Qualifications

    • 6+ years’ experience in HR
    • Deeply knowledgeable in HR policies and procedures as well as compliance with federal, state and local employment, and benefits laws and regulations
    • Must possess a high degree of professionalism and ability to protect sensitive and confidential information
    • Strong knowledge of hiring processes with understanding of HR best practices and current regulations
    • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent word processing and spreadsheet skills, ideally in a Google Suites environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
    • Highly organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Analytical and critical thinking skills, able to comprehend complex materials and highly detail oriented

    Educational Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree required in Human Resources Management or related discipline, master’s degree a plus
    • Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR, CEBS, RPA) preferred

    Interpersonal Skills Required

    • Must have solid judgment and a high degree of confidentiality
    • Helps to create a positive working environment as a role model
    • Has a high level of self-awareness and treats feedback as an opportunity for growth, proactively applying it beyond the instance where it’s given
    • Able to provide feedback to others effectively and with positive intent
    • Manages time effectively even when obstacles appear
    • Applies collaborative skills to problem-solving and brainstorming exercises
    • Plays a key role in developing and maintaining company culture, using organizational values in everyday decision-making
    • Serves as a change agent; uses strong influencing skills to rally others across the company
    • Reacts quickly yet thoughtfully, and thrives in an environment that changes quickly to help us stay ahead of competitors

    About The Penny Hoarder

    The Penny Hoarder envisions a world with less money stress. By sharing interesting and actionable ways to earn, save and manage money, we empower our readers to make smart choices with their money. The Penny Hoarder’s team is headquartered in the beautiful and walkable downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, visit: http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/ 

    Benefits and Perks: 

    • Health Insurance with 100% of premiums covered (health, dental and vision) 
    • Paid Time Off 
    • 7 paid holidays
    • Unlimited sick days
    • 401(k) with generous employer match 
    • Parking/communications allowance
    • Free beverages and snacks

    If you found this job on Indeed or another website, please navigate to our website to apply, so you can answer our application questions. You can read more about what it’s like to work with us at http://thepennyhoarder.com/careers.