Job DescriptionOverall Job Summary: The Sales Market Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for maintaining a clear overview of Employee Relations activity for designated areas of the US while providing escalated support to Sales Market and Area teams within an assigned Market. Assists in creating and implementing policies and procedures, ensures that management is consistently following company values and standards, and assists with employment law related cases countrywide.This position is based in Secaucus, NJ or Los Angeles, CA depending on assigned Market. The role sits within our Human Resources Function and reports to our Country Employee Relations Manager.Core Responsibilities includes but is not limited to:Proactively partners with Sales Market HR Managers, Area HR Managers and Store Managers to develop their skill and knowledge on properly handling Employee Relation issuesProvides direction, developmental support, guidance and feedback to Area Sales Managers and Sales Market Managers, as needed, regarding employee issues.Responsible for ensuring all employee related issues and concerns are properly addressed and acting proactively to prevent widespread ER concerns or problems, in partnership with Country ER ManagerProvides regular business insight reporting to key business leaders on employee relations activity and trends in designated marketEnsures all employee issues are taken care of in a timely, fair, consistent and confidential way, to meet legislation and H&M’s employment standards. Partners with Country ER Manager, as needed, on escalated cases.Maintains case documentation in identified Company database, in compliance with all Company and legal requirementsIndependently approves corrective action steps and the termination of employment, on sensitive or escalated cases.Provides leadership coaching on performance management process, including the company’s progressive discipline process, to ensure consistency in content and deliveryEnsures that stores are accurately utilizing termination and exit tools to complete terminations in accordance with H&M policy.Counsels managers on suspensions and terminations related to violence in the workplace, drugs and alcohol, sexual harassment/harassment, FMLA, ADA, discrimination and other sensitive employee issuesInvestigates and provides Legal summary for all attorney letters, agency claims and lawsuits within designated market, in partnership with Country ER ManagerEnsures completion of investigations for harassment/discrimination or other policy violations, with partnership of Country ER Manager where appropriate.Regularly works on process improvement projects related to Human Resources, Employee Relations and other key business functionsRegularly monitors identified law monitor tools/websites for designated market to ensure a comprehensive understanding of emerging legal trends and legislation. Assists in communicating any changes in company policy or State or Federal laws to Store, Area and Sales Market teamsProvides state specific overviews during expansion and remodel project plansAssists with the design, implementation and facilitation of key educational materials to mitigate risk to the CompanyCompletes and follows up on ER routines and ensure compliance with State and Federal laws for all stores in designated region. Research and counsels managers on Worker’s Compensation cases for termination/FMLA/ADA concerns.Attends legal depositions and mediations, as required.Direct liaison between external counsel and Country ER Manager. Additional Accountabilities: No direct accountability; however, decisions made have a financial impact on the company.QualificationsWhat You’ll Need to Succeed:Bachelor’s Degree in HR preferred, or relevant experience in related fieldMinimum 3 years’ experience in multiunit Store HR or Training role specifically dealing with employee coaching and counseling with employee relations, benefits, payroll, recruiting and training.Minimum 3 years in a retail management positionProfessional HR certification desiredUnion knowledge and/or experience preferred.Detailed knowledge of legal requirements including Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, FCRA, etc.Ability to communicate and work with all levels of employees.Skilled at solving conflicts in a direct but positive way.Ability to be neutral and confidential and deal with sensitive information.Ability to provide leadership through our shared values.Management experience and/or detailed knowledge about the various aspects of Human Resources.Strong knowledge of H&M HR practices, policies and guidelines.Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.Proven organizational and analytical skills.Is flexible and able to travel up to 20% of the time
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB • Secaucus, U.S.
DESCRIPTIONThis Payroll Administrator job is for someone who has experience with Microsoft Office and is ready for a challenge. If you can process payroll effectively and efficiently, Robert Half is looking for a Payroll Administrator with dynamic communication and problem-solving skills. You could advance your career at this smart team in a fast-paced environment. Contact us today if you're interested. The Payroll Administrator opportunity will be located in Poway, California as a short-term contract / temporary role.Key responsibilities- Collect, calculate, and enter relevant data to maintain payroll records- Enter changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers as part of managing payroll records- Handle all payroll information questions and requests- Report changes where necessary after maintaining payroll operations via company policies and procedures- Deliver assistance to payroll with internal and external audits- Put together for department heads the circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports- Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information- Calculate employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments to establish payroll liabilities- Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports- Manage and review, including verify, source documents- Able to reconcile employee deductions and other liabilities- Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential- Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, ensure company compliance- Miscellaneous duties as assignedREQUIREMENTS- Mastery of internal controls- Process Bi-weekly Payroll experience preferred- Comprehensive knowledge of Multi-state Payroll- Payroll for under 100 employees experience- Full Cycle Payroll experience required- Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.- Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills- Understanding of basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen- Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred- Outstanding data entry skills- Relevant experience of 2+ years in payroll- Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills- Prior experience working with accounting software- Knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
Robert Half • Poway, U.S.