HR Specialist

  • Location: San Francisco
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #34671

Our partner, a fast growing biotech company in South San Francisco, is seeking an enthusiastic HR Specialist to assist with HR and payroll operations. The ideal candidate should be comfortable assisting employees and working cross functionally to serve the company's innovative and people forward culture. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist with the new hire process including collecting new hire paperwork, maintenance of I-9 forms, and updating employee files and records
  • Conduct or acquire background checks and employment eligibility verifications
  • Respond to inquiries from employees and external parties
  • Administer healthcare plans and wellness programs, from medical and dental benefits to disability and family leave
  • Coordinate non-salary employee compensation
  • Update employee records in HRIS programs as necessary
  • Prepare and process semi-monthly and off-cycle payroll
  • Confirm accuracy of employee time off records
  • Assist in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Accounting, or Business Administration preferred
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with HRIS and payroll software (Bamboo HR and ADP Workforce Now preferred) 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • 3 or more years experience in human resources management and payroll 


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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Information

While the position you're applying for may not be for a government role, Astrix is a governmental contractor and, as such, is required to collect certain information in its applicants. Astrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status. Completion of these fields will not affect your opportunity for employment or the terms or conditions of your employment.

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