Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm that specializes in helping companies build their ideal, balanced workforce. We have an immediate opening for an Associate HR Consultant to prepare Affirmative Action plans and provide consulting to small and mid-size employers. This position also provides support on project teams for larger clients and other HR-related projects, as well as facilitating software-related training. Berkshire Associates provides an excellent benefits package and offers a supportive work environment that includes a casual dress code every day; a sincere commitment to volunteering in the local community and a "work hard - play hard" culture.
The Associate HR Consultant completes Affirmative Action Plans (AAP) and related reports for small to mid-size clients. This position also provides Affirmative Action consulting to clients, works on project teams for large clients, and facilitates software-related trainings.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Completes multiple client contracts to create Affirmative Action Plans, EEO-1 reports, VETS-4212 reports, and other government reporting for small and mid-size employers with up to 15 plans, within defined profitability and quality measures and with a customer service focus.
Onboards new small AAP clients in accordance with standard operating procedures to describe data requirements, compliance requirements and the AAP development process.
Provides in-depth consulting and guidance on Affirmative Action concepts, the AAP development process, and AAP results through day-to-day communications and plan review meetings.
Prepares audit Affirmative Action Plans at the direction of the Managing Consultant and/or Audit Advisor.
Assists Managing HR Consultants, Senior HR Consultants, and HR Consultants to complete assigned tasks for consulting projects with more than 15 plans.
Facilitates balanceAAP Collaborative Plan Development training.
Generates and maintains documentation of work progress and other information, utilizing internal account and project management tools as appropriate.
Working knowledge of human resources concepts and federal and state employment laws
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
Working knowledge of balanceAAP or simiar AAP software preferred.
Strong organization and project management skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong customer service skills
Must be detail and deadline oriented
Ability to work under infrequent supervision
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with tact and discretion
Ability to perform arithmetic calculations
Working knowledge of affirmative action principles and regulations preferred.
Working knowledge of balanceAAP or similar AAP software preferred.
2 years of human resources experience, and at least working knowledge of affirmative action principles and regulations preferred. Or, one year successfully working as a Sr. Client Project Analyst at Berkshire Associates.
Bachelor’s degree in human resources preferred. Or, equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for each year of education required.
Travel of up to 10% is possible.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
Salary: $55,000 - $69,000 a year.
Benefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Disability insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vacation Referral program Vision insurance Credit and Identity Monitoring Tuition Reimbursement
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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