HR Generalist

New York, New York • $80,000 - $90,000

About the company:

Our client is a full-service retail bank headquartered in Manhattan


The Human Resources Generalist will provide support for the HR department focusing on Recruitment and Employee Relations. Working within a well-developed HR team, the Generalist assists department managers with various issues including policies and procedures and recruitment


  • Provide support to assigned departments with their day-to-day HR needs
  • Oversee recruitment process from start to finish by collaborating with hiring managers (discuss staffing needs, prepare job descriptions, screen resumes, schedule interviews and extend offers)
  • Gather information on applicants including education, experience, training, job skills and salary requirements
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and other federal compliance requirements
  • Assist with background check procedures for future employees
  • Interpret company policies, equal employment opportunities, compensation, employee benefits and disciplinary matters.
  • Assist with development of employment policies and procedures
  • Maintain and update policy guides including the Employee Handbook and New Hire Guide
  • Manage employee life cycle from new hire orientations to employee termination process (including conducting exit interviews)
  • Resolve employee relations issues including EEOC claims, harassment, discrimination, etc.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • College Degree
  • 2+ years in an HR Generalist /Business Partner role with experience in recruitment, talent development and employee relations required.
  • Ability to work with a dynamic team but also independently on various projects
  • Prior experience using an ATS (ADP Workforce Now a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable interfacing and working with all levels of employees
  • Understands the importance of discretion in the handling of confidential information
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships while establishing trust and credibility with employees at all levels.
  • Knowledge and practical application of HR disciplines including employment laws and employee relations



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