HR Generalist

HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST FOR GREAT NONPROFITDescription: Tax Analysts is a nonprofit publisher that provides the latestand most in-depth tax information worldwide. To further our public-servicemission, we supply a variety of information resources for tax professionalsat a reasonable cost. We offer daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterlypublications that provide news and analysis on tax policy, practice,administration, regulation, and legislation. We have more reporters andcommentators dedicated exclusively to tax issues than any other publisher.Because we are a tax publisher, many of our approximately 200 employees arelawyers as well as writers. We use plain English in our products, and inour communications with the staff. We take our mission seriously, but wealso know how to have fun. We celebrate birthdays and milestoneanniversaries each month, host great parties, and appreciate people who canlaugh out loud.Tax Analysts places an enormous value on our employees, and we arefamily-centered. Our organization is filled with dedicated, enthusiastic,and caring people, many of whom have been with us for fifteen years orlonger. We expect you to get the gist of our unique company culture andvalues – our president will insist upon it.What’s attractive to the right candidate: Opportunities for training and professional growth Your manager understands and appreciates the job you do A company that is well-managed and financially strong A casual work environment at a company that genuinely cares about its people Our new office building in Falls Church, VA with ample underground parking and exercise room A flexible work schedule A competitive compensation and benefits package No dress codeWhat you’ll do here: Reporting to the HR Director, as part of a 3-persondepartment, you’ll work at an exempt level on recruiting, compensation,employee relations, and benefits, especially our 401(k) retirement plan.You’ll assist the Director in handling FMLA, ADA, and disciplinary issuesby advising supervisors and managers, and providing whatever assistancethey need. In our small department, we often share or trade duties, so youwill be expected to learn at least a little bit of everything that we do.We do our own clerical tasks, but having such a small department affords ussome flexibility in assigning functions, so if you shine in a particulararea, you’ll likely be given responsibility in it.Background, experience, and attributes: While you won’t have any directreports, the ideal candidate is a mid-level manager with a broad backgroundin HR. Experience in administering benefits and compensation plans isessential. You’re adept at online recruiting, and don’t mind pitching inwith new hire orientation, or whatever else needs to be done. You must haveat least assisted with (if not had responsibility for) 401(k) planadministration, including calculation of employer matching andinterpretation of plan rules. Organizational skills, attention to detail,and the ability to multitask are important. We will count on you to do alot of tracking and calculating with spreadsheets, such as departmentalsalary budgets and metrics, so solid math skills and proficiency in Excelor Lotus 1-2-3 are a must. A thoughtful, respectful communication style --such that all levels of staff are comfortable talking with you -- iscrucial. In other words, you must be approachable, responsive, andtrustworthy. Your judgment must be exceptional, and maintaining strictconfidentiality is second nature.Requirements: A BA degree in business, HR, or related field, or theequivalent in experience. At least 4 years of progressively responsible HRexperience is also required. Must be well-versed in federal and stateemployment laws, possess strong problem-solving skills, and have HRISexperience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required; Power Point,Access, and report writing software such as Crystal Reports are preferred.Excellent oral and written communication skills are a given, as we employmany writers and editors. Experience at a nonprofit is helpful.Contact: For consideration, send resume, cover letter, and salaryrequirements to: Tax Analysts, Code HRH, by email to or by faxto 703-533-4619. No phone calls, please. EOE.