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HR Generalist

Chicago, IL 60611
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The HR Generalist will have primary areas of responsibility in reporting and metrics, compensation analysis and general HR tasks. This individual will be an integral part of HR Operations and will collaborate with HR business partners, HR Centers of Expertise and other team members. The HR Generalist must be able to interact with employees in a professional and approachable manner. The role will involve collaborating with HR business partners, Compensation, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development teams to understand their business challenges and present data driven solutions. Having a strong client service, solution driven mindset is key. The successful candidate will thrive working in a fast-paced team environment.

What You Will Do

HR Reporting

  • Provides reporting at regular intervals as well as ad hoc to HR and senior management
  • Identify, recommend and develop metrics and reporting which may also include HR dashboards
  • Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources, including ADP Workforce Now, internal surveys, onboarding and exit interviews, employment records, etc.
  • Ensure data accuracy in HR systems
    • Perform internal data audits at regular intervals
    • Audit the accuracy of all employee data in HRIS (ADP); may also include Success Factors
  • Provide support to employees with HRIS system issues
  • Coordinate annual compliance activities including EEO-1 reporting and AAP reporting
  • Make modifications to the HRIS structure (such as job titles and FLSA classifications) as needed


  • Participate in compensation market surveys and perform salary analysis and benchmarking, both annually and ad hoc
  • Prepare and report on annual employee performance review compensation workbooks
  • Process annual merit increases, promotions and salary adjustments across the company

General HR

  • HR processes & practices:
    • Maintain key HR processes with regards to system updates and changes: onboarding, offboarding, job transfers, compensation changes, etc.
    • Create, preserve and follow standard operating practices (SOPs) with regard to compensation practices, HRIS information, and reporting
    • Identify areas for improvement and make recommendations for process changes

This Role Might Be for You If

  • You have meticulous attention to detail
  • You have a passion for data and accuracy
  • You have strong time management and organizational skills
  • You have experience juggling multiple assignments
  • You are a critical and analytical thinker
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or related field
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Advanced level MS Excel; proficient in MS PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous HR experience inclusive of systems a plus
  • ADP Workforce Now experience

Where Do You Fit?

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.


Posted: 2022-01-03 Expires: 2022-02-04

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