Metairie Bank & Trust Co.
POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Specialist will provide effective administrative and organizational services and provide support to the HR Director in areas including Benefits, Compensation, Payroll, Performance & Talent Management, HR Training, Compliance, On-boarding, and Out-processing. The ideal candidate possesses enthusiasm, flexibility, and eagerness to perform HR administrative tasks and learn new skills. This candidate must be very organized and detail driven. Must be able to multi-task and communicate professionally at all times and must be able to maintain confidentially and represent the bank with the utmost professionalism at all times. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions. Responsible for in-service training and separation paperwork. Collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Enrolls new hires with benefits and assist with billing, invoicing, claims and policyholder questions. Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. Maintains all benefit billing. Maintains facilities invoice management. Additionally: Maintain invoice records. Utilize both on and off site recruiting methods to find qualified and successful candidates to meet current needs. Perform initial interviews for all Non-Exempt job openings. Conduct criminal background on all applicants. Conduct open enrollment benefits meetings. Responsible for accurate benefit administration including COBRA. Complete 401k, Pension, Worker’s Comp, and Affirmative Action audits. Maintain compliance with regards to employment files and document retention. Maintain EEO-1 compliance. Provide support and guidance to managers for disciplinary, performance review, and promotion related issues. Process Payroll and payroll reporting. Submit Worker’s Compensation accident reporting and investigations. Provide HR support and guidance to all employees. Manage security access to restricted areas at Main Office. Manage key access to all buildings and locations. Assist with the coordinate of employee engagement events such as but not limited to the following - United Way campaign, annual health fairs, flu shots, and blood drives. Assist with IT helpdesk Reset, unlock, and create users in Horizon. Assist with preparation of grant proposals (Incumbent Workers’ Training Grant). QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. At least two years of human resource experience preferred. SHRM or PHR certifications. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent proficiency in database and spreadsheet skills required. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills. Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Thorough knowledge of employment related laws and regulations. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate. Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s policies and vendor systems.
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