HR Generalist


HR Generalist

Our client, located in Acheson, is hiring an HR Generalist for their team! This is a great opportunity to work within a great office work culture with the opportunity for professional growth and development! 

Read on to see if this might be your next career move! 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the HR Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day to day functions of the HR department. Experience in payroll is an asset. 

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Coordinate recruitment activities including posting/maintaining job advertisements, screening candidates, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks and coordination and execution of recruitment fairs as required
  • Administer onboarding of new hires and coordinate follow up probationary reviews with managers
  • Research and provide assistance on the creation of employee policies and procedures
  • Document HR processes, prepare HR manuals and workflow systems
  • Advise, assist, and coach internal partners on the interpretation and administration of policies, programs, and best practices
  • Conduct research and provide recommendations on compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements
  • Source and recommend training that supports the strategic growth ot the organization 
  • Administer performance management program, including training and follow up to ensure completion of objectives
  • Consult on and assist with resolution of employee relations issues
  • Compile and analyze statistical reports to identify and determine causes of personnel issues and develop recommendations for improvement
  • Administer, analyze, and report on employee engagement survey
  • Coordinate the processing of employee paperwork including new hires, promotions, salary increases, and terminations
  • Coordinate offboarding and conduct exit interviews, providing management with analysis and recommendations
  • Provide back-up and support for the payroll department, including processing payroll during vacations and other absences, and assisting with year-end procedures and G/L reconciliations
  • Complete WCB quarterly and annual reporting requirements
  • Maintain accurate records and compile statistical reports relating to personnel data (ie: new hires, absenteeism, turnover, etc.)
  • Monitor and keep abreast of legislative changes (ie: CRA, Employment Standards, Workers Compensation, Human Rights, Privacy legislation, etc.) to ensure compliance throughout all HR functions
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Min. 5 years experience in a related role
  • CPHR designation is an asset
  • Valid Drivers license is required
  • Self-starter who is proactive and solutions-oriented, always looking for ways to improve
  • Knowledge and experience in multiple human resource areas, including recruitment, engagement and retention, compensation, training and development, and performance management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of multi-provincial employment legislation and compliance requirements
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Basic accounting knowledge sufficient to assist with G/L reconciliation of payroll-based accounts
  • Familiar with the processing of salaries, bonuses, commissions, and other forms of compensation
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary range for the role is approximately $70-$75K per year; based on skills and experience; a comprehensive benefit package also provided. 

Please quote Job Reference #35412

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 45 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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