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Human Resources Specialist

Company: Keypath Education, LLC
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:30,000 reasons to get out of bed.
At Keypath it's your chance to rise and shine.
With over 30,000 students globally changing their lives and the world around them for the better, every day Keypathers do meaningful work that creates impact.
Want to make a difference in the world? Become a Keypather.
All roles at Keypath Education are available as remote, hybrid or in-office - your choice.
Keypath Education is a leading global edtech company that partners with the world's leading Universities to create innovative and in-demand online education programs and champion the student journey from enrolment to graduation. We are a rapidly growing, fast-moving international team who value community, collaboration, innovation and lifelong-learning.
Certified as a Best Place to Work by Crain's Chicago Business and the Chicago Tribune, our Chicago office is home to close to 300 full-time employees. We gather teams of experts from digital marketing, course development, web development, finance and student service backgrounds to support university partners in the US, Canada, Australia, UK and Asia Pac.
Our people (we call them Keypathers) are working in North America in many of the United States, and provinces in Canada, in our offices or from their home-offices. We put our people first, which means you choose where you want to work from. For if and when you do want to come to the office, we have always placed importance on our office space to reflect our values of collaboration and innovation.
Sure, anyone can tell you how good their company culture is, but we encourage you to read our reviews and form your own opinion. We've got a caring and engaged Global CEO who replies to Glassdoor reviews personally and recognizes that the only way we can achieve our vision is through an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, works in harmony and cares for the community.
Overview of the roleThe Human Resources Specialist for Keypath Education should be a dynamic, highly organized, and agile individual. This position is responsible for assisting the HR Operations Team with the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, employee records administration, and participates in payroll administration for North American and UK employees. The Specialist will partner closely with the HR Generalist to provide HR administrative support to our managers and employees in three regions.Responsibilities:What you'll be doing as Human Resources Specialist

  • Acts as first point of contact for addressing manager and employee questions regarding benefits, leave of absences, payroll, time & attendance, and time-off policies; escalating issues to the HR Generalist or Sr. Director as needed.
  • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility.
  • Ensures timely & accurate processing of all benefits enrollments: including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, critical illness, US- 401(k) plan and pension plans for Canada & UK.
  • Processes life status changes.
  • Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.
  • Assists and backs-up the HR Generalist with the preparation and input of payroll data prior to processing the bi-weekly US and Canadian payrolls, and monthly UK payroll in accordance with current labor laws and company accounting standards.
  • Supports internal and external inquiries and requests related to the HR department.
  • Assists with the open enrollment process and conducting training on benefits as needed.
  • Provides manager and employee support on technical issues related to the benefits enrollment portal, payroll self-service portal, and time & attendance portal.
  • Maintains vital employee records; digital and electronic.
  • Partners with the HR Generalist & Sr. Director in completing compliance reporting & audits for US-ACA reporting, EEOC reporting, HSA/FSA annual Non-Discrimination Testing, US - 401(k) audit, UK-Pension Scheme review, Corporate Financial audit, and audits as required.
  • Distributes employee annual benefits plan notices as required.
  • Assists with department projects and completes other related duties as assigned.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree required; preferably in the field of HR.
    • 2 to 3+ years payroll processing experience required.
    • 1+ years' benefits administration experience, preferably global.
    • Experience with US and Canadian ADP WorkForce Now is a plus.
    • In-depth knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws
    • Knowledge of employment and labor law; both Canadian, and US federal and state.
    • Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles for various HR processes, onboarding, benefits and compensation administration, data integrity, payroll.
    • Must be detail oriented and accurate.
    • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal.
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Maintains and supports confidentiality on all matters related to HR.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to build trust with various stakeholders.
    • Hybrid work model: Position is primarily remote, must be able to report to office occasionally (no more than once per week).Benefits Include
      • Competitive array of Medical, Vision and Dental
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Partner Degree Program - earn a free degree from one of our partner institutions
      • 401 (k) Retirement Matching Contributions
      • Paid Leave Policies
      • Paid Holiday Week Shutdown in December
      • Summer Flex/Family Flex Days
      • Volunteer Time Off
      • Professional Development Programs
      • Remote/Flexible Work OptionsKeypath Education is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Keypath's equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.
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