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HR Assistant

Location : Herndon, VA
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Category : Human Resources/Recruiting

Job Description :

  • Assists employees and management with various HR paperwork required.

  • Entering employee information into HRIS and payroll systems, including but not limited to: new hire information, direct deposit, garnishments, W-4, employee change information, and benefit deductions.

  • Conducts new employee onboarding and orientation.

  • Processes verifications of employment.

  • Keeps employee records up to date on share drive and in HRIS.

  • Enters employee information into benefit systems.

  • Prepares various reports, documents and presentations with a variety of software applications in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Special projects as assigned.


Required Qualifications :


  • Interpersonal Skills - maintain positive working relationships, remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit a willingness to try new things

  • Communication – can speak and write in a manner that is clear and concise in positive or negative situations; edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively, and able to read and interpret written information; is an active listener.

  • Integrity – interacts with all team members with honesty, respect and dignity. Serves as a positive role model in all aspects of business and human resources management.

  • Planning / Organization – prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic actions plans

  • Adaptability – adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

  • Dependability – consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance

  • Safety and Security – actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly

  • Supportive – able to lead others in upholding company standards, policies and procedures

  • Problem Solving – identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully

  • Quality – demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality

  • Very good knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

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