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Job Title: HR Assistant
Our Client: Top Leader of Whole Food Distributors
Country: United States
Location: Niles, IL
Specialisation: Human Resources & Back Office Operation
Job Reference: 5077
Contact Person: Sara CAO Associate Recruitment Consultant
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Job Published: 2023-11-30


HR Assistant

About Our Client

**** was founded in Chicago in 1980 with a small warehouse and a vision to provide authentic food items to the masses. Since 1980, **** has grown to be one of the largest Korean and Pan-Asian food wholesalers and distributors in the Midwest.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our dynamic HR Department. The primary focus of this role will be to manage essential aspects of our workforce, including payroll processing, employee benefits administration, 401k management, new hire onboarding, and insurance coordination.

Job Description

  • - Payroll Processing:
  • Accurately process payroll on a regular schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant tax regulations and company policies.
  • Address payroll-related inquiries and discrepancies.
  • - Employee Benefits Administration:
  • Manage employee benefit programs, including health insurance, dental insurance, and other perks.
  • Facilitate communication between employees and benefit providers.
  • Assist employees with benefit-related inquiries and concerns.
  • - 401k Management:
  • Oversee the 401k program, ensuring timely contributions and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with financial institutions and employees to address 401k-related inquiries.
  • - New Hire Onboarding:
  • Coordinate the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth transition into the company.
  • Facilitate orientation sessions and ensure all required documentation is completed.
  • - Insurance Coordination:
  • Manage various insurance policies, including life insurance and disability coverage.
  • Work closely with insurance providers to address policy-related issues and updates.


  • - Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience in payroll processing, benefits administration, or a related field.
  • - Familiarity with the Paychex platform is a plus but not required.
  • - Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • - Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • - Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

What's On Offer

Apply online or feel free to contact us directly for more information about the opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicant, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

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