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Robert Half International Human Resources (HR) Assistant in East Meadow, New York


OfficeTeam currently has a first-rate opportunity in the Insurance - Health industry for a highly-skilled and motivated Human Resources Assistant. The Human Resources Assistant will be in charge of a variety of personnel related administrative tasks and will provide clerical support to the HR department and employees regarding human resources related activities, policies, processes, and procedures. Based in the East Meadow, New York area, this is a long-term temporary opportunity with a company in the Insurance - Health industry.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain employee database records

  • Use the internet to search for potential customers

  • Perform various administrative duties

  • Partake in planning new employee orientation meetings


  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

  • Approachable and appropriate demeanor when interacting with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing environment

  • Accomplished in office applications and software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and exercise good judgment and discretion in handling and disseminating information

  • Scan Documents experience highly preferred

  • Practical knowledge of Special Payroll Deductions

  • Strong familiarity with Disability Claims

  • Deep understanding of Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A)

  • Solid understanding of Human Resources (HR) Administration

  • Background working with Employee Benefit Plan

  • Comprehension of Administrative Assistance

  • Hands-on experience with Maintain Files

  • Knowledge of financial reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Mentoring New Hires

  • Account reconciliation experience preferred

  • Administrative Policy experience highly valued

  • Good understanding of Employee Timesheets

  • Adeptness in payroll

  • Foundational knowledge in disability law

  • Prior experience with Vendor Records

  • Experience with HR Payroll System

  • Previous experience working with HRIS

  • General familiarity with New Hire Orientations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of FMLA

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A) experience preferred

  • Experience with Paper Files

  • Account reconciliation experience desired

  • General familiarity with numeric data entry

  • New Hire Orientations experience highly desired

  • ADP Financial Services experience

If you are a self-starter who is passionate about supporting a dynamic and growing company, we would love to hear from you! Contact us now - this position is available and will be staffed by the end of the week!


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