What does a HR Specialist do?
As an HR Specialist, you will administer the organizations payroll system to include establishing new hire account and deactivate separated accounts. You will provide training for all employees on correct use of the payroll system and work with the vendor on system issues. You will ensure the accurate and timely application of garnishments and deductions and that payroll is processed on time.
An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a position where payroll was the primarily responsibility and hold a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field with a PHR, SPHR or payroll specific certification. You will be an expert in all aspects of payroll from vendor relationship to training on the platform and communicating deadlines to leadership. In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining employee confidentiality and expert use of HRIS.
HR Specialist Salaries
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HR Specialist Insights
“I love coming to work every day because everyone here is so kind and welcoming and hard working.”
“Good foundation to start your career and see if the government or private secor is best for you”
“Was able to work with some great people and I learned so much about what NOT to do.”
“I have worked in EVC Ventures for almost 3 years and there are so many opportunities to learn and grow.”
“There are many opportunities to learn and grow making it an ideal place to start a career.”
“The best Team leads and Division leads you can find...they had NO say in this.”
“Benefits could be a little better but lower cost out of paycheck which is nice.”
“Pay raises are not based on performance but how much your direct supervisor likes you.”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a hr specialist
When working as a hr specialist, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Requests, Sensitive, Filing, Typing and Reviews.
- HR Assistant
- HR Manager
- HR Generalist
- Hr Business Partner
The most common qualifications to become a hr specialist is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.