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Location:New York, NY
Company:New York City Economic Development Corporation
First posted:December 21, 2016

HR Specialist - Human Resources

Human Resources New York, New York

Our Vision : To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City's diverse people and businesses.

Our Mission : To create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

The Human Resources Department aims to provide superior service to employees and managers in the areas of recruiting, employee relations, performance management, training, compensation and benefits in order to increase the effectiveness of the organization. Our mission is to treat each employee as a valued client while supporting the principles, values, vision and mission of NYCEDC. We strive to promote services that promote a work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of staff, open communications, personal accountability, trust, and mutual respect.

Your Role: the Human Resources Specialist provides payroll, benefits and general administrative support to the Human Resources department.  This position is responsible for managing the bi-weekly payroll process in conjunction with the HR Business Partners (HRBPs) and the payroll department to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing. This role also supports elements of benefits administration as well as general department project support.


  • Manage the Human Resources components of the payroll process in conjunction with the HRBP
    • Data entry of new hires, terminations and all employment changes and communicate these changes on the bi-weekly payroll coversheet
    • Create and submit bi-weekly payroll coversheet in a timely manner
    • Be the point person for all payroll related inquires and work closely with the Payroll department and the HRBP to resolve any related issues
    • Support payroll audits and other compliance or yearend reporting
  • Support the HR Benefits Manager with the health & welfare programs
  • Perform general reception & office duties for the department
  • Monthly maintenance and upload of active employee roster in Success Factors Talent Management System
  • Responsible for Conflict of Interest Board program requirements: eligibility, tracking and training
  • Handle routine inquiries from inside and outside the company, answering questions and/or and direct individuals to the appropriate resource
  • Maintain employee personnel files and work authorization documentation
  • Draft companywide emails and post updates on the company internet
  • Provide general HR administrative support and project support for HR Department as needed
  • Continuously look for ways to improve processes and propose ideas related to assigned duties


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 1 year of payroll, benefits, or related experience required
  • Knowledge and proficiency in ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • General knowledge of Human Resource functions preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with strong skills in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Professional and results oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; must be client-focused
  • Detail-oriented with solid follow-up skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain the confidential nature of Human Resources work
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and around timelines
  • New York City residency is required within 180 days of hire


New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting  (please use the apply button below) .

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. Like the city of New York, NYCEDC knows our strength comes from each of our connected parts, making the fabric of our organization better and stronger because of our unique employees' talents. NYCEDC employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive workforce where everyone's contributions are valued, respected and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  NYCEDC offers excellent benefits, including company-paid 401 (a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, and discounted gym memberships and movie tickets.

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