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HR Manager ( Benefits)

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking HR Manager with strong Benefits experience
  • For a leading hospitality company in NYC

About Our Client

Leading hospitality company

Job Description

HR Administration:

  • Responsible for all benefits administration including, benefits enrollment, changes and terminations, open enrollment process. Acts as the primary liaison for insurance brokers and benefits providers.
  • Assist with the accurate processing of payroll, payroll tracking and reporting, and system updates and changes
  • Act as the primary liaison between HRIS/Payroll provider and the company
  • Ensure accuracy and consistent updating of the Payroll, Benefits, and Time Off through our HRIS system including entering all sick, personal and vacation time into the system for all employees
  • Act as a trusted resource for employees on all payroll and benefits matters, including requests for FMLA and other personal leaves of absence
  • Work closely with the COO to serve as a trusted resource for employee relations and performance issues
  • Process all unemployment claims and maintain COBRA compliance, issuing COBRA notifications and following up on COBRA requests for all terminated employees
  • Provide employment verifications when necessary
  • Manage all Workers' Compensation claims from start to finish - act as the primary contact for our Workers' Compensation provider


  • Work with the COO to develop new and innovative recruitment strategies.
  • Assists with the full-cycle recruiting process. Sources candidates, reviews applications, conducts interviews, selects candidates for hire, and maintains communication with all applicants.
  • Creates and updates job descriptions. Develops creative and engaging job posts, and posts to the company website and approved job boards
  • Attends company hiring events and career fairs and recruiting events. Maintains relationships with all recruitment agencies and identifies new agencies to develop relationships with.
  • Conduct new hire orientation and on-board new employees: create/maintain employee files, provide guidance on I-9 and W-4 requirements, and answer any HR related questions and concerns for new hires, ensure all new employees are utilizing the employee side of our HRIS portal.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5-7 years of HR administration, specifically benefits experience
  • Bachelor's degree in HR or a related field required
  • Excellent sourcing and interviewing skills
  • Extensive knowledge in the following areas:
    • Benefits administration (medical, dental, vision, transit/parking, workers' comp, short-term and long-term disability, etc.)
  • Previous experience working within and managing an HRIS system and HRIS data entry/integrity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and roll up your sleeves attitude

What's on Offer

Base salary, bonus, PTO