Human Resources Generalist

Accuval Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

As a complex and growing global enterprise, we have a new opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist to join our Human Resources Department. As the HR Generalist, you'll help us attract, develop, grow, and retain our most important asset: our people. The HR Generalist will be a contributing member of a team that is driving transformation throughout the global organization. The HR Generalist will report directly into the Director, Human Resources. The position is based in our Boston Corporate Headquarters located in the Back Bay.


  • Provide direct and proactive HR support to managers in all aspects of recruitment, learning and development, employee relations, and program management.

  • Drive talent acquisition ensuring the organization is attracting and hiring the best talent. Implement creative and cost effective methods for sourcing quality candidates and create employment branding initiatives to attract a broad pool of high quality applicants. Acquire and leverage market and internal data to develop appropriate and compelling offers. Develop and maintain an active network of sourcing resources including professional networking, agencies, social networking, technology, etc.

  • Partner with managers to proactively address and resolve employee relations issues. Serve as the primary contact for day-to-day management and employee relations in the organization. Provide consultation to managers on structure, team dynamics, difficult conversations, etc. Formulate and communicate recommendations related to employee issues.

  • Work with leadership to support and develop employee learning and development opportunities either through internal channels or external partners.

  • Own HR system maintenance, metrics and reporting using various HRIS systems.

  • Maintain working knowledge of company policies as well as legal requirements to provide guidance to employees and managers to ensure compliance and consistency.

  • Lead and implement key programs/changes focused on building an enduring organization positioned for growth.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or other relevant course of study. Relevant HR certifications preferred (e.g., PHR)
  • Seven or more years of relevant and progressively responsible experience in financial services, management consulting or professional services, ideally including some program management.


  • Motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Pays relentless attention to details. Cares about executing work at the highest level.

  • Passionate about being an HR professional. Knows how HR enables business growth.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, deal-making environment.

  • An ability to set priorities, multi-task and remain focused within a rigorous, fast-paced and quickly changing environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong ability and desire to influence outcomes.

  • Demonstrated skill in building constructive relationships with people at all levels in the organization. Not afraid of conflict. Handles conflict diplomatically.

  • Curious learners. Always pushing self to broaden perspective and learn from others.

  • Generates new ideas to improve processes and efficiency.

  • Strong knowledge of global, federal and state laws and regulations related to employment practices.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times and comfortable handling confidential information.

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HR systems (Workday, ADP, etc.) experience preferred.

Gordon Brothers offers a competitive total compensation package including base salary and incentive plan, health insurance, dental benefits, a generous 401(k) match, time off benefits, and more.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact the Human Resources department if you have a disability and need reasonable accommodation with any part the application process. We consider requests on a case-by-case basis.

Gordon Brothers Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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