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Employer: Risk Strategies


Risk Strategies is a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, assisting organizations and individuals to simplify the process of protecting assets, offering benefits and minimizing liability. With over 115 offices and 2,400 employees across the US & Canada, we thrive on our passion to be ranked a Best Places to Work since 2018 by our most important asset, our employees. For 2020, Risk Strategies was named 6th Fastest Growing Firm, 12th Largest Personal Lines Broker, 11th largest privately-held P&C Broker and the 16th largest US Broker by Insurance Journal.

A talented and motivated HR Representative will share the vision of our HR Team, to be experts who develop leading people-solutions, foster a values-driven culture, and are sought out as strategic partners in a fast-paced growth environment. Our team is committed to nurturing a work environment where people thrive and work together to achieve our shared mission. This role will work directly alongside the HR Business Partners and contribute to driving our people strategies and promoting a positive and collaborative working environment for all employees.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Transactions and potential employee communications at the full discretion of the Lead HR Business Partner, Director of HR Operations, and Director of Talent Acquisition surrounding various employee life cycle events, including leave of absence, role and compensation changes, performance management, employee recognition and engagement, record requests, population trends, and other projects as needed
  • Promptly respond to, investigate and resolve employee inquiries and issues as they arise under the full discretion of the Lead HR Business Partner while maintaining a high level of client service and confidentiality, and escalating as needed
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Team and Onboarding Team to carry out the new employee integration process
  • Identify trends and prepare feedback summaries of departing employees
  • Assists with monthly reporting, auditing and effect employee data changes
  • Completes various electronic filing and data entry tasks as needed to maintain compliance with recordkeeping requirements
  • Maintain an understanding of employment laws as well as trends and developments in our industry
  • Partner with other HR team members on special projects
  • Help facilitate the annual performance coaching and goal setting dialogue under the Lead HR Business Partner inclusive of compensation decisions


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Human Resources or related discipline highly preferred
  • 2 Years of experience within an HR Department
  • Knowledge of HR-related best practices, government regulations and industry standards
  • Familiarity with COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, FLSA and related state and federal regulations
  • HRIS experience preferred, ADP experience a plus
  • Demonstrates exceptional discretion when dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments on matters of significance
  • Demonstrated professional integrity
  • Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively