16 days old

HR Generalist

Essent Guaranty
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Essent Guaranty, Inc. Founded in 2008, we are a private mortgage insurer, approved by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and licensed nationwide. We offer private mortgage insurance, also known as mortgage guaranty insurance, MI or private MI, for single-family mortgage loans in the United States, providing private capital to mitigate mortgage credit risk for lenders and investors. This, in turn, allows lenders to make additional mortgage financing available to prospective homeowners. We are focused on managing risk and dedicated to serving as a strong and fair counterparty. As a company, we bring strong private capital and a commitment to risk management to the mortgage insurance industry. As of September 30, 2017, Essent Guaranty was in compliance with the Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements (PMIERs). Essent is rated BBB+ by Standard and Poor's and Baa1 by Moody's.

This is a HR Generalist position that assists with the execution of various HR functions such as compensation, recruitment, payroll, and employee relations to ensure that HR policies and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the Company. Company is partnered with a PEO.                                       

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of the Compensation Program and administer the on-going program to ensure we maintain competitive and cost effective compensation policies and practices. Develops and maintains data on current compensation levels, job descriptions, salary structures and incentive programs.
  • Supports the company’s ATS and recruitment effort for all new exempt and non-exempt candidates, students, and temporary employees; including posting to internal and external websites, background checks, drug screening as well as monitoring results.
  • Responsible for advising on new and forthcoming employment legislation and assist in compliance with employment law. Responsibilities include implementation of policies and procedures covering terms and conditions of employment, employment counseling, disciplinary issues, and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures; prepare and maintain employment policies, conduct new hire orientations and exit interviews; supports employee development plans and help develop and monitor career path programs.
  • Provide support for the payroll and time & attendance processes and systems.
  • Assist HR Director in all year-end compliance and reporting.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to affect continual improvement in the efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Assist with HR data management systems and reporting, ensuring the integrity of all HR data.
  • Manage and build relationships with PEO.
  • Assists in coordinating the Summer Internship and Management Trainee programs.


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree and five (5) years of Human Resources experience, OR a Master’s degree and three (3) years of Human Resources experience, or the equivalent combination or education and/or experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of Human Resource law, principles and best practices that relate to recruitment, payroll, compensation, employee relations, leave management, performance management and training and development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with various aspects of Human Resources including recruiting and on-boarding programs.
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking, HRIS, payroll and time and attendance systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work productively and professionally in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated effective planning and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills.

 Special Requirements:

  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, preferred

 Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and disability benefits. We work to maintain a positive environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. Essent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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