HR Generalist - Madison, WI

The HR Generalist is responsible for leading the Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, and Facilities functions. Reporting directly to the CEO, this position is a critical member of the company’s leadership team by participating in the development of corporate strategic goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a member of the leadership team; evaluating market conditions, the state of the company and current personnel to assist in arriving at appropriate strategic goals, objectives, and operational decisions.

  • Prioritize, schedule, and delegate work assignments, and directly supervise the Accounting, Human Resources, and Administration functions.

  • Oversee the human resource function:

  1. Ensure the recruiting and hiring of the caliber of employee needed by the organization to attain its strategic goals

  2. Development and implementation of competitive direct and indirect compensation plans to attract, retain, motivate and reward employees, and the ongoing development of employees

  3. Ensure compliance with all government regulatory agencies.

  4. Ensure the development of a work environment consistent with not only the intent but the spirit of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

  • Oversight of accurate and timely payroll processing.

  • Perform financial analyses to ensure the protection of the company's financial assets and to appraise the organization's financial position. Interpret operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the organization, prepare reports and make recommendations which will result in cost reductions and profit improvement. Ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting practices and compliance with applicable government agency requirements.

  • Develop and provide short and long range strategies to meet the organization's current and future needs, to ensure a solid financial base for conducting Company business affairs, and to retain flexibility for economic unknowns and future growth opportunities.

  • Develop, recommend and implement risk management and loss protection programs to maintain maximum protection of the organization's assets at the most cost effective rates.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the banking and investment community. Ensure the maximum care and custody of funds and other financial assets of the organization.

  • Plan, develop and implement policies, procedures, programs and practices which support the production, operating, sales and marketing functions of the organization and are consistent with the organization's culture.

  • Ensure the training of new and present employees in the processes and methods required to achieve the company's standards for quality, quantity and safety, and to be consistent with the company's principles.

  • Remain technically competent and keep current in new developments within the industry.

  • Analyze actual against budgeted expenditures and report on variances.

  • Ensure the completion of all required records, paperwork, documents, etc.

  • Ensure proper training to comply with all safety regulations and work rules.

  • Ensure the maintenance of departmental housekeeping standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, but is not meant to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or relative field.

  • 3-7 years of experience within Human Resources

Mental Requirements:

  • Reading, writing, and calculating.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Reasoning/analysis.

  • Work with minimal supervision.




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