Compass Group, North America HR GENERALIST in New York City, New York

HR GENERALIST 11/28/16New York-New York City

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Job ID: AK11281669563Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

The HG Generalist supports the management team and will be responsible for all HR administration and assisting with recruiting and special projects. This role requires a high degree of discretion as well as a strong communication and employee relation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle complaints, resolve issues, improve processes

  • Hiring and onboarding for all employees, ensuring paperwork is correctly filled out with W4, I9, direct desposit, handbook.

  • Analyze labor turnover data

  • Review monthly billing for union benefits and follow-up with controller and Compass Group on any discrepancies and work towards correcting.

  • Process and/or dispute unemployement and workers' compensation claims

  • Manage exit survey process, review responses

  • Produce and review offer letters for Senior Management

  • Work with legal department to draft and execute Senior Management employment agreements

  • Coordinate Senior Management severance agreements

  • Assist with sector compensation/talent management collection and analysis

  • Develop presentations for Senior Management meetings

  • Monitor Sr. VP HR budget/expenses

  • Process on-line selection assessments

  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned


  • Must have worked in fast-paced, very flexible environment, where phone calls are never ending, e-mails are frequent, and organizational skills are a must

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, related field or equivalent related experience

  • PHR or SPHR certification a plus

  • Two + years experience as HR representative/generalist

  • Working knowledge of employment law

  • Strong computer skills including MS office, SAP, web based research

  • Experienced in scheduling activities or duties, coordinating activities, handling complaints and resolving issues

  • Experience in defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions

  • Bilingual Spanish-English a plus

  • Content-knowledge regarding employment law, policies, procedures and programs

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, analytical and mathematical skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

  • Commitment to excellence and process improvement

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Career LevelManagement (Manager/Director), Mid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorPremier Hospitality, Restaurant AssociatesAreas of InterestFoodservice - Business/Corporate DiningEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleNew York-New York CityPreferred LanguageEnglish