27 days old

HRIS and Benefits Manager

First Federal Bank of the Midwest
Defiance, Ohio 43512
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

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Responsible for managing, developing, implementing, monitoring, maintaining and overseeing the human resource information system. Maintains internal database files and tables, and develops custom reports to meet the requirements of company management and staff.  Provides the necessary training to meet peers and end user’s needs.  Anticipates and plans for long-term human resource needs and trends.  Stay abreast of HRIS changes and capabilities that can continue to streamline and enhance the HR process.  Understand employer benefits, including health and retirement plans.  Works closely with the Director of HR in consistently reviewing benefit plans and looking for alternatives when needed.  Updates the HRIS to reflect benefit changes and ensure that all information flows through to vendors electronically.  Oversees, administers and communicates the employee benefits program. Demonstrate and implement our Trusted Advisor strategy to all internal and external customers.


- Maintains integrity of HRIS database and troubleshoots, analyzes, detects, identifies and corrects technical problems and deficiencies. Coordinate and implement system upgrades as needed.
- Trains and assists users in the utilization and operation of HRIS, with focus on ensuring the HR team is knowledgeable of all systems practices
- Coordinates approval and transfer of payroll data from HR to Accounting for bi-weekly processing
- Identifies, writes and implements Human Resources policies and guidelines regarding the HRIS
- Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools; develop and administer stand reports; provides analysis on data
- Administers and coordinates various benefit programs and associated reports including Affirmative Action Plan; Vets 4212; and other government reports.
- Ensures that HRIS project/department milestones are met
- Consistently follows changes and updates in the system to ensure increased efficiency
- Compliance reporting, benefits administration and managing employee data associated with Patient Protection Affordable Care Act provisions
- Continuously seeks ways to eliminate waste, improve processes and maximize customer service.
- Ensures managers and employees are informed of HR related Company objectives, programs, policies and procedures
- Ensures all human resource, including payroll, files and records are maintained and preserved in accordance with established company policies and state and federal regulations
- Provides general Human Resource support as needed & resolves employee requests, complaints and issues courteously and promptly
- Develop user friendly procedures, guidelines and documentation.
- Ensure accurate documentation process manual are designed and updated for all HRIS processes.
- Maintain a thorough understanding of employment regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, applicable laws and employment legislation pertaining to all personnel matters, and various federal requirements.
- Fully understands the benefit offerings and consistently looks for ways to enhance
- Implements benefits changes into the HRIS system
- Completes other duties as assigned

*Ability to work from branch office within our footprint.



  • This job operates in a professional office environment. Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.









High School diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, computer science or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.  PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP Certifications preferred.




Required Knowledge:     


Extensive knowledge of HRIS database systems and report writing tools such as Cognos or Access. Extensive knowledge of benefit programs. Thorough knowledge of human resource policies and procedures, federal/state laws and regulations and corporate policies. Responsible for knowing and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines, as detailed in policies that include but are not limited to Bank Secrecy Act and other applicable anti-money-laundering rules, Fair Lending, Community Reinvestment Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and other laws and regulations as they pertain to the position.








Experience Required:      


3-5 Years of Previous HRIS Experience. 5 Years of Previous HR Experience; Previous Experience in Applicant Tracking System – (Ultipro, Ultimate Software preferred) Experience in creating and running reports as needed from HRIS to provide a variety of statistical information.  Thorough knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint and report writing applications.    






Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership supervisory skills   

Understanding of related computer applications

Analytical skills with ability to interpret data




The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and the qualifications of the person assigned to it.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be required to assist individuals with disabilities.


This job description does not constitute a contract of employment.  Employment is “at will” and may be terminated at any time.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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