Certified Public Accounting Firm

Human Resources Generalist

Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Reports to: Partner Group

Job Summary: The Human Resources Generalist will execute a variety of HR initiatives, including employee relations, compensation and salary administration, recruiting and reporting.  This is a hands-on role that combines HR expertise with operations, training, organizational development and other administrative functions.

Salary Range and Benefits: Commensurate with experience, standard firm benefits

Hours Required: 40 hrs + OT

FLSA Status: Exempt

Office: Houston

Please email your resume to careers@malonebailey.com

Employee Relations 

  • Ensure appropriate, legal and consistent employee relations practices 

  • Keep executive staff and management aware of employee relations issues as they occur for guidance and consistency with company-wide policy and practices 

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of employment laws and trends by knowing employment law and latest employee relations solutions, attending credible benchmarking sessions and networking with human resources professionals 

  • Oversees the new employee recruiting process

  • Development and execution of employee retention plans and efforts

  • Other duties as assigned

Training & Development

  • Facilitates the firm’s Training Committee to develop a training curriculum

  • Oversees and executes all aspects of the firm’s new employee orientation program, summer training series and miscellaneous training throughout the year

  • Responsible for entering in CPE to tracking software and ensuring compliance with firm training requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation and Salary Administration

  • Administer the annual performance management process linking performance to compensation
  • Manage the salary administration process by reviewing and making recommendations for salary increases, job evaluations and proper benchmarking
  • Collaborates with immigration attorney for employee-based immigration matters, visa processing, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Administration and Reporting

  • Maintain accurate, confidential, legally compliant and functional employee files
  • Communicate, update and reinforce policies
  • Provide recommendations for changes and enhancements; being proactive or reactive to employee needs, local trends and organizational needs
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal employment, benefit and wage laws and guidelines, including posting, reporting, etc.
  • Provide regular and as requested reports to executive staff on employment activity
  • Provide regular and requested input to Company management reports and HRIS database
  • Plays a lead role in the firm’s training committee and serves as administrator for the CPE tracking software
  • Coordinates all aspects of the NextGen Council
  • Other operational duties, including but not limited to:

    Firm event planning

    Vendor relationships (i.e. food and beverage supplies, office supplies, etc.)

    Building management: serves as point of contact for property manager


  • Other administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to:

     Form AP filings

     Client billing

     Expense reports

     Booking travel


Requirements & Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following basic qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of federal and state employment/ labor laws, FMLA, LOA, and worker’s compensation
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in general administrative functions
  • Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills
  • Strong generalist background in a growth-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude
  • Highly motivated self starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Human Resources experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs

Education and Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field is highly preferred
  • PHR, SPHR or GPHR certifications a plus