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Human Resources Generalist
at Alcott HR
Buffalo, NY

Human Resources Generalist
at Alcott HR
Buffalo, NY

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Human Resources Generalist (Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking preferred) is responsible for supporting the entire lifecycle of our employee client population. This includes, but is not limited to, processing pre-employment screening (e.g. background checks, motor vehicle results, drug screens); coordinating new hire and client on-boarding procedures via HRIS; conducting new hire orientations; developing and maintaining exit interview protocol; processing unemployment insurance claims; and creating reports/analyzing data pertaining to active employee audits, headcount, and turnover.


Essential Functions:

Employee Relations Support

· Serve as back up contact for employees related to policies, procedures, and HRIS

· Support and assist HR Specialists with HR investigations, documentation, follow up

· Assist clients with legal compliance inquiries by monitoring applicable employment laws and regulations

Training and Development Support

· Coordinate cross-training needs amongst department

· Collaborate with HR Specialists to ensure HR projects are completed in a timely manner, which may include:

o Tracking training attendance in HRIS

o Creating draft job descriptions and employee manuals

o Maintaining employee manual updates via administrative tasks

o Attending related trainings and Client meetings as needed

Facilitate and implement the functionality of HRIS Performance Management module, SkillSoft, and Exit Surveys including:

· Coordinating outcomes/results with HR Specialists and Clients

· Analyzing output data

· Providing insight and guidance for talent development including, performance management, annual reviews, and training

· Assist with and/or coordinate ad-hoc projects and assignments



  • Minimum of 3-4 years work experience within human resources
  • Must have excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Professional and adaptable bi-lingual communication skills (Spanish/English verbal and written) and building rapport with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Must have excellent technological skills and be familiar with a variety of HRIS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent PC Skills: MS Office Word, MS Office Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or Human Resource Management (preferred), or a related field.


Alcott HR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Alcott HR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


Company Description

Alcott HR is a human resources outsourcing (HRO) company, offering HR services like payroll, employee benefits, compliance, risk management and more to small and medium sized businesses, allowing them to focus on revenue generating activities. As a recognized expert in this field, Alcott HR is an equal opportunity employer offering an excellent work environment and a comprehensive benefit package. Come join our team!

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