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Human Resources/Payroll Assistant

locationHampton - Virginia (VA),

atThe Old Point National Bank

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Under general supervision, the Human Resources/Payroll Assistant is instrumental in undertaking a variety of HR administrative responsibilities in support effective and efficient operations of the Old Point’s Human Resources Department. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, maintaining accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation; answering frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, payroll, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; performing scheduled audits of Human Resources files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately; provides timely and accurate reporting of employee documentation and any other projects assigned; Assists with payroll functions including payroll preparation, processing,; Assisting with new hire orientations, onboarding and separation processes.

Essential Functions:
??? Serves as gatekeeper for employee records and files, including filing, scanning and general maintenance, ensuring regulatory compliance and recordkeeping are met.
??? Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files, records and information.
??? Assists with employee data management in HRMS; manages a variety of Human Resources tracking and data reports.
??? Greets candidates and provides required paperwork and processes, ensuring a positive and great experience for the candidate.
??? Manages new hire processes such as ensuring the timely, and compliant, document acknowledgements, background checks, fingerprinting, and employment verifications, and other related processes.
??? Answers frequently asked questions from applicants, employees, and vendors, relative to standard policies, payroll, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
??? Manages Human Resources’ main phone line and human resources general email and ensures prompt and accurate assistance.
??? Assists and/or conducts new hire orientation/onboarding.
??? Provides assistance and support to payroll, benefits, talent acquisition, and training functions as needed.
??? Assists with Payroll related tasks to ensure deadlines and compliance are met.
??? Enrolls new hires into the benefits system and reconciles benefits billing and conducting periodic benefit audits to ensure accuracy and compliance.
??? Assists in planning and coordinating employee recognition initiatives and programs.
??? Assists in research and administration of special projects and functions.
??? Coordinates and assists with ACA, EEOC, FLSA, & ERISA reporting requirements.
??? Accountable for the understanding of and adherence to operational controls, policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with bank policies and related laws and regulations.
??? Assists in other related projects or initiatives.

Position Requirements (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities):
??? Working knowledge of critical HR functions in an organization.
??? Knowledge of employment laws/regulations governing employment.
??? Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
??? Skill in adopting technological advancements and facilitating into current and future responsibilities.
??? Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to distill and convey information in a compelling manner.
??? Ability to anticipate, monitor, and meet the needs of customers

(internal/external) and respond in an appropriate manner.
??? Proven demonstration of work ethic and respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
??? High ethical standards and ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality
??? Ability to proactively complete tasks, recognize and solve problems, improve processes, enhance or extend services within assigned range of authority.
??? Ability to maintain schedules and meet deadlines.
??? Demonstrated commitment and initiative for growth in Human Resources knowledge, skills, and abilities.
??? Possesses and demonstrates an agile mindset.
??? Ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization’s effectiveness.
??? Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Education/Experience:
??? Associates degree in related field, or equivalent combination of experience, training and education.
??? Minimum 2 years’ experience providing support work in Human Resources.
??? Minimum 1 year experience processing full-cycle payroll preferred.
??? Human Resources experience in a financial institution preferred.
??? Experience in processing employee data and generating reports in a HRIS/HRMS (UltiPro preferred).
??? Professional certification preferred (HRCI, SHRM, APA)

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear and occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision requirements for the job include close vision (at 20 inches or less) and ability to recognize colors.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is typically indoors and in an office setting. The noise level within the work environment is typically moderate.

The specific statements shown in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor???s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Type: Full-time

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