Prospect Sierra School has an immediate opening for an experienced human resources person in its Business Office. This position, reporting to the CFO, will have responsibility for the payroll and benefit administration, day-to-day HR needs and working very closely with the other members of the Business Office. Experience and facility with payroll systems, benefit dashboards and Excel are preferred. Please review the attached job description for a more detailed description of the duties and responsibilities.
Prospect Sierra School
Human Resources Associate
Full time, exempt employee
The Human Resources Associate (HRA) will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer andHead of School to develop, enhance and implement a comprehensive human resource program encompassing policies, procedures and evaluation metricsfor Prospect Sierra School. The HRA will perform the daily, monthly, and annual administration of the employee human resource programs of the School. This position requires strong communication abilities, developed analytical skills and comfort with collaborationand teamwork.
Ongoing administration of all health, welfare and retirement benefits available to employees, overseeing vacation and sick time, and enrolling new employees in benefits programs.
Managing general HR benefits program including processing changes to benefit plans and maintaining online employee benefit portals.
Administration and preparation of all aspects of the semi-monthly payroll.
Work closely with hiring managers throughout the new employee recruiting process including, as needed, position design and description, compensation assessment, position marketing, candidate screening, organizing interview process and reviewing backgrounds/job history.
Serve as first point-of-contact and day-to-day problem solver for employees with questions and/or issues on payroll and benefits, including following-up with relevant providers as necessary.
Process exempt and non-exempt semi-monthly payrollthrough the external payroll processing system ensuring accuracy of compensation amounts, tax information and benefit or other deductions.
Create monthly reconciliations of all payroll related accounts.
Coordinate annual employee open enrollment process including provider presentation scheduling, document preparation, updating informational portals and employee meetings.
Collect and review all requiredbeginning of new school year documents and information.
Manage enrollment and payment processwithproviders of medical, dental, FSA, DCA, commuter benefits, retirement, life and long-term disability insurance benefits.
Work with CFO and external brokers to summarize and analyze all data required for the annual benefits renewals.
Track and manage all required forms, training and certifications for all staff (including but not limited to TB certifications, sexual harassment training, I-9s and child abuse reporting).
Prepare and manage all new hire paperwork including background checks.
About Prospect Sierra School
Prospect Sierra is an independent, coed TK–8 school located on two campuses in El Cerrito, California, serving 465 students. Prospect Sierra gives students the tools to build a better world by integrating rigorous academics with a deep understanding of human emotions. Everyday our talented teachers connect students' academic experiences to ethics, empathy, and social and emotional intelligence. The result is deeper intellectual engagement, greater self-knowledge, and compassionate relationships. Prospect Sierra students develop courage to become great people, not just great students.