Job Listings for 11/6/2013

HR Generalist
BEKUM AMERICA CORPORATION
Salary: $40,000 per year

Description: Functions as the Human Resource Representative. Compiles data and maintains accurate records for processing Human Resource Documents, the company payroll and administers all company sponsored benefit plans by performing the following duties. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Payroll Collects, prepares, and inputs all payroll data into computerized system, including hours worked, vacation time, personal hours, and absences; reviews wages, earnings, withholdings, and deductions to ensure accuracy of payroll and compliance with government regulations. Reviews and records all changes affecting payroll such as rate and withholding changes, insurance coverage, 401(k) contributions and loans, and other deductions; reconcile biweekly and semimonthly payroll reports, and distributes payroll in a timely manner; assists all employees with payroll related questions or problems. Reviews and records new hire enrollments to update master payroll records used internally and through outside payroll services. Prepares periodic reports covering earnings, taxes, deductions, profit sharing, 401(k) contributions, etc.; maintains accurate employee attendance records including usage of vacation and personal time. Reconciles all payroll and benefits accounts and transactions to the general ledger on a monthly basis. Benefits: Oversee all company sponsored benefit programs to ensure employee understanding and compliance with all administrative procedures of the various plans and programs; assists all employees with benefit-related questions or problems. Reviews and monitors all billing information from various benefit vendors, including the Company’s third party administrator, to ensure accuracy and plan compliance. Reconciles 401(k) statements and report data to ensure accuracy. Calculates and verifies all electronic funds transfers, completes and reviews all required forms to ensure accuracy and compliance. Performs various 401(k) tests including discrimination testing. Works with outside suppliers, consultants, and vendors to provide payroll administration and additional employee benefits and services. Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier. Provides worker compensation reports and administers short and long term disability including third party sick pay; ensures employees are receiving appropriate benefits. Human Resources Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance. Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions as requested. Keeps records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting. Conducts the HR portion of the new hire orientations for purposes of ensuring compliance and understanding of payroll and benefit programs. Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization. Processes FMLA and disability leaves. Ensures COBRA compliance following completion. Assists management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs. Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization. Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation.
Assist in the management of immigration to process H-1B, E-2 and TN visas as well as green card applications. Oversight and distribution of Security cards for employee entrance doors Coordinate, assist or manage company events Prepares and submits governmental reports such as MiOSHA. Maintains OSHA logs. Prepares and distributes written and verbal information to inform employees of additions, deletions, and changes to policies, benefit programs, payroll, and/or other HR related information. Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience: Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two (2) year college; and three (3) to five (5) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with employees of Company. Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures such as wage rates, vacation accruals, 401(k) loans, etc. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form; read, interpret, understand and apply various employment related rules and regulations. Other Skills and Abilities: Requires basic knowledge of FLSA, Michigan Wage and Hour Law, and other employment-related laws, rules, and regulations. Human Resource Information Systems proficiencies. Working knowledge of personal computers. Software proficiencies should include word processing, spreadsheet capabilities, and mainframe experience (previous exposure to Ceridian or Fidelity helpful). Responsible for performing all work efficiently and in compliance with quality, quantity, and safety standards as established by Bekum. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee might occasionally lift and/or move up to forty-five (45) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. How to Apply: Qualified individuals please send a resume to hr@bekumamerica.com
https://jobs.mitalent.org/job-seeker/job-details/1090474 Michigan Talent Bank Job Order Number: 4415875

C.A.T.A. Purchasing and Contracts Manager
AIR LIFT COMPANY
Salary: $52,484 per year

Description: The Purchasing and Contracts Manager provides direct support to the Assistant Executive Director and is responsible for development and maintenance of CATA standards, guidelines, and procedures for the procurement of supplies, equipment, construction, and services; and conducts the purchasing activities of the Authority and exercises contractual management of third party agreements and projects as appropriate. Responsibilities require flexibility in working outside of normal business hours. These essential functions include the following: • Develop procurement standards, guidelines, and procedures for CATA’s purchasing activities (including DBE requirements). • In coordination with the Federal Transit Administration ("FTA") and State of Michigan, ensure that CATA procedures receive certification. • In cooperation with project managers, develop appropriate project procurement specifications to be used in the issuance of CATA request for proposals ("RFP") and invitation for bids ("IFB"). • Ensure that all procurement steps are followed and completed correctly by CATA project managers and purchasing agents for all procurements. • Negotiate best price for purchases and work with legal counsel in preparing contracts. • Approve procurements for review and approval of the Executive Department and the Board of Directors. • Oversee and direct complete procurement process: submit specifications to state and federal agencies; advertise for bids; examine procurement documents for full compliance; submit procurement documents to state and federal agencies for approval; update warranty, product performance information; etc. • Responsible for administration of all contracts, including re-bid of projects in a timely manner. • Ensure CATA compliance with state and federal procurement standards. • Ensure that all master procurement files contain all required documentation. • Function as DBE Liaison Officer in the recruitment, development, certification, and interaction of and with DBE firms to ensure CATA compliance with state and federal regulations.
• Develop and manage the Purchasing and Contracts Department budget, as approved by the CEO/Executive Director and the Board. • Provide timely, reliable, and effective reports and communications, written and oral. • Assume effective management of the Purchasing and Contracts Department. • Assist the Assistant Executive Director, as requested. • Provide backup and relief for other managers and the Procurement Specialist. • Participate as an effective member of the CATA administrative and management team and perform all duties described. Requirements: • College Associate degree minimum; college Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and education preferred. • A minimum of five years of procurement experience, including two years minimum preferred experience implementing public agency procurements. • Experience with maintaining large filing systems. • Advanced computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access. • Excellent writing and organizational skills. • Able to communicate effectively, handle details, meet deadlines, and work independently and under general direction. • Very neat and professional appearance. • Able to perform essential functions and duties and to perform other tasks as assigned. • Cooperative, willing to work with and learn from others, and able to react productively to change. • Punctual and reliable attendance as necessary to meet ongoing service requirements for public transportation
How to Apply: Qualified individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to the website at cata.org, or to the Human Resources department at CATA either via e-mail to hr@cata.org, fax 517-367-7275, or mail to CATA, Attn: Human Resources, 4615 Tranter St, Lansing, MI, 48910. Application deadline: Open until filled. https://jobs.mitalent.org/job-seeker/job-details/1133799 Michigan Talent Bank Job Order Number: 4456567

Finance Director Treasurer
CITY OF LESLIE
Salary: $43,000 per year

Description: The City of Leslie is accepting applications for a Finance Director/Treasurer. This is a professional and administrative position which serves as the chief financial officer for the City. This position is charged with administering and supervising all financial aspects of the City including budget preparation and monitoring, accounting, financial planning and investments, collection of property taxes and other revenue paid to the City, calculating capture of tax increment revenue, payroll processing and benefits management, tracking fixed asset inventory, coordinating audits, and other financial and treasury duties. $43,000-$52,000 – DOQ Requirements: The successful candidate will have a 5+ years progressive experience in municipal finance; high degree of computer literacy; strong communication, analytical, and supervisory skills. Treasury experience and/or BA/BS in business finance, accounting, public administration or related field a plus.
How to Apply: Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to City Clerk, Denae Davenport, 106 E Bellevue, POB 496, Leslie, MI 49251-0496. E-mail to davenportd@cityofleslie.org, or fax to 517-589-0156.
https://jobs.mitalent.org/job-seeker/job-details/1149464 Michigan Talent Bank Job Order Number: 4471290


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