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HRIS Specialist

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Great Neck, NY
$65,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 15, 2019
Job ID
For over 50 years, our client is one of the largest and fastest-growing full-service insurance brokerage firms in the New York region. They are headquartered in Long Island and also have an office in New Jersey.  

The HRIS Specialist plays a key role on behalf of our clients in the development, implementation, and maintenance of HRIS systems associated with the collection, retrieval, accessibility, and usage of employee information for Human Resource planning and activities.
Identify areas of opportunity to improve existing HRIS processes, functionality and work flow, and maximize technological capabilities to reduce manual processes and to improve data management and efficiency. Ensures accuracy and completeness of data in master files and various support tools. Establishes and maintains security and integrity controls.
Trains and provides troubleshooting tips to HR members on features and functionality of various HRIS systems and applications as needed. May serve as HR department liaison to IT function for various organizations. Assist in implementation of strategic and attractive benefit programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Comprehensive knowledge in HR areas such as: payroll, onboarding, employee relations, training and development, benefits administration/enrollment, leave administration, compliance and the Insurance side of the business, etc.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of various HRIS platforms especially but not limited to Employee Navigator; demonstrates commitment to own development as HRIS Specialist.
  • Assists clients in defining appropriate HR/HRIS needs, challenges, and technology solutions.
  • Support and maintain the implementation/maintenance of client HRIS systems and perform quality assurance reviews.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with Account Executives/Benefits Administration to ensure open enrollment system functionality meets the needs of the organization and reflects the accuracy of the benefits renewal and policy.
  • Create and maintain documentation of reporting processes and training guides for end users.
  • Attends all sales and discovery meetings with clients and producers; asks probing questions related to client HR services, technology needs, challenges, specific concerns, workflows, and current service delivery model vs. ideal.
  • Keeps Account Executives and Producers informed about deal progress, concerns, and issues; partners with Account Executives and Producers as needed on problem solving.
  • Prepare proposals for HR consulting projects in a timely manner; sends to management/HR specialist for review.
  • Works with management/HR specialist to determine service fees and implementation fees appropriate to client needs, size, scope of services, and case complexity.
  • Maintains rigorous professional standards for client and employee confidentiality.
Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
  • Strong understanding of HR platform solutions, along with service delivery models.
  • Detail-oriented, solid writing skills and task-focused in all work activities
  • Superior customer service skills with Account Executives, Producers, clients.
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
Minimum Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with course work in HR Management, Business Administration, or related field
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a dedicated HR role, such as HR Assistant, HR Coordinator, Benefits Administrator or similar is required.
  • Interest in professional development in human resources and HR certification is preferred

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.