Job Purpose

We are looking for an HR Specialist to join our team! The ideal candidate will have sound judgement, strong communication skills and the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment. The HR Specialist will assist with providing general HR support in areas such as payroll, employee relations, company policies/practices, new hire orientation, compliance, diversity and performance management.

Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities and focus of the role are providing day-to-day HR administration.
  • Manage and process payroll, including time keeping, payroll taxes, and benefit deductions. Audit payroll and resolve payroll discrepancies.
  • Ensure successful year-end processing and W2 creation.
  • Manage employee relations with an unbiased, balanced approach and a high degree of discretion
  • Assist with Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) partnering with managers on documentation, plan initiation, feedback and execution.
  • Administer employee Leaves of Absence programs.
  • Conduct on-boarding of new hires, to include orientation, coordination of new hire paperwork, benefits overview and enrollment.
  • Initiates background checks.
  • Process, verify, and maintain personnel records and other HR related documentation.
  • Maintain human resource information system (HRIS) records and compile reports as needed.
  • Perform assignments where trust, discretion, and accuracy are required, while maintaining confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care.
  • Assist and support with HR communications as needed and assigned.
  • Support annual performance management process.
  • Assists in implementing new HR processes and programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of progressive HR experience in fast paced, dynamic and high growth environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in employee relations, with emphasis on employee relations and human resources policy implementation.
  • Strong thinker with good judgment and assertiveness to voice continuous improvement ideas.
  • Understanding of Human Resources concepts, practices, programs, and methodologies.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.
  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources Management or related field, Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.
  • Self-disciplined, well organized with attention to detail with a high sense of urgency.
  • Works effectively with others, in groups, in cross-functional settings, and with diverse stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources and labor laws and regulations.

Characteristics Necessary for Success  

  • Comfortable with fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Self-starter with desire to succeed.
  • Integrity and accountability.
  • A collaborative style and a can-do attitude.

This position will work as part of a small Financial Planning and Analysis team.  The Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of Longroad’s annual operating plan and reporting against that plan to Longroad’s management team.  The ideal candidate will have direct power industry financial experience with very strong financial modeling and analytical skills.  Must possess good judgment, good verbal skills, strong organizational abilities and a strong ability to prioritize a rapidly changing workload and operate independently with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the annual operating plan and provide analytics to measure the Company’s operating performance against that plan
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting and analysis for delivery to Longroad Management and external project stakeholders
  • Help manage cash forecasting for various operating wind and solar projects
  • Participate in a robust forecasting process; identify key business risks and opportunities and improve forecasting accuracy where applicable
  • Provide internal and third-party customers with financial and/or business planning, reporting, forecasting and analysis
  • Work closely with the Accounting group to fulfill internal and external reporting requirements
  • Provide business analysis and ad-hoc financial modeling

Qualifications

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in a financial/business analysis capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering or a related field
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills; experience in financial analysis, forecasting, and management reporting 
  • Financial Systems experience is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on a team as well as independently and drive results
  • Comfortable in an environment of high growth with changing priorities, and competing demands for time
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work extended hours as required

Characteristics Necessary for Success

  • Personal accountability and Integrity
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a quick and nimble fashion
  • Comfortable with a work environment that is fast paced and changes quickly
  • Ability to work within a team with a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic about the renewable energy industry