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Human Resources Administrator

Company: AKIRA/shopAKIRA.com
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

AKIRA Human Resources Administrator
In 2002, AKIRA opened the doors to its first women's clothing boutique in Chicago. Since then, the company has extended its reach to 30+ stores across the United States, as well as a thriving eCommerce business (shopAKIRA.com.) AKIRA is extremely well-poised for sustained growth as we continue to build a nationally recognized brand. AKIRA's culture has one very large, distinct difference from other fast-fashion competitors: Other-Worldly Customer Service and Fanatical, Obsessive Attention to the consumer's needs and desires. The core principle for all employees at AKIRA is to Act and Think Like an Owner, and this belief can be reflected across all areas of the company.
The PositionHuman Resources Administrator
LocationChicago, IL
Overview:If you have a passion to get things done, if you're driven and weirdly fanatical in some way, we're looking for you. If you value integrity, recognition, challenges, goals, making a difference, and feeling and knowing that your work is important, then come and talk to us. We just might be the place for you. AKIRA is looking for a highly motivated and organized self-starter to join our Human Resources team! As HR Administrator, you will support day-to-day HR tasks such as onboarding and offboarding, maintaining employee records, and benefits administration at an exponentially growing retail company.
Essential Functions:

  • Ensure onboarding and offboarding documentation is submitted and accurate, following up for all missing information in a timely manner
  • Performs internal customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions
  • Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files
  • Submits online investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks
  • Assists or prepares correspondence as requested
  • Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions
  • Maintain and update personnel files for employees in a confidential manner
  • Explain and provide information on employee benefits
  • Conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action.
  • Maintain and generate specific HR daily, weekly, and monthly reports

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 2-3 years of related experience in Human Resources
    • 2-3 years experience using ADP highly preferred
      The Ideal Candidate Has/Is:
      • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
      • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures.
      • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
      • Exceptional work ethic and motivation to meet strict deadlines
      • Excellent written and verbal communicator
      • Outstanding organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and diligent task follow-through
      • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast - paced, dynamic environment
      • Highly collaborative, responsive team player
        Benefits and Perks:AKIRA offers competitive benefits for full time employees, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, FSA/HSA, 401(k), and employee discount. We are committed to encouraging internal development and providing significant career enrichment opportunities. Most importantly, what has propelled AKIRA's growth and success over the years has been the dynamic culture within the company - if you're filled with passion, have a strong desire to get things done, and if you want to go to a place where you know your work matters and where you can implement your ideas and decisions, then AKIRA just might be the place for you.
        Job Type: Full Time

Keywords: AKIRA/shopAKIRA.com, Chicago , Human Resources Administrator, Human Resources , Chicago, Illinois

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