Boston Private Bank & Trust Company

  • Human Resources Administrator II

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/13/2019 10:34 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Boston Private is a leading provider of fully integrated wealth management, trust and private banking services. For more than 25 years, Boston Private has taken a highly personalized approach to serving the complex financial needs of individuals, families, business owners, private partnerships, nonprofits and community partners. Boston Private is also an active provider of financing for affordable housing, first-time homebuyers, economic development, social services, community revitalization and small businesses. 

    Headquartered in Boston, Boston Private has offices across the U.S. including Boston, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and South Florida. Private banking and trust services are provided through Boston Private Bank & Trust Company. Wealth management services are provided through Boston Private Wealth LLC, an SEC registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company.


    The HR Administrator II, HRA2, is an essential part of the HR team that interacts with all levels of employees and all HR staff.   This position will be responsible for handling day to day HR operational activities, programs and projects.  The HR Administrator II will acts as a day-to-day point of contact for employees.  The HR Administrator II maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information, follows established policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with state and federal record-keeping laws.


    • Provides first-line support and assistance to employees, managers, HR team members, HR vendors, external agencies in the day-to-day application of specified HR processes, policies, procedures and documentation.  General areas include: benefits, payroll, time-tracking, employee events (hire, termination, leave of absence), job changes, compensation actions, HR policies, learning/training, performance management and employee relations.  For more complex questions or issues, the Associate triages and escalates through the appropriate channels. 
    • Process, monitors, and reviews incoming and outgoing communications, documentation and requests for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with established policies and procedures and applicable state and federal regulations
    • Provides support to Benefits and Wellness, both in daily operations and projects.  Provides record keeping responsibilities including maintenance of ancillary systems such as benefit vendor tools
    • Administers various HR programs, for example: tuition reimbursement, on the spot award program, and employee perks
    • Provides administrative support to the 401(k) Committee including meeting scheduling, materials preparation, minute taking, and employee communication materials
    • Support HR audits
    • Support HR project initiatives
    • Manage the internal employee HR portal, to ensure content is available, up to date, and can be navigated effectively
    • Assist with the development, implementation, and administration of HR and related policies and procedures
    • This role works closely with other colleagues for back up and coverage and requires the ability to flex with the type of work and work volumes
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Proven customer service skills
    • 1-3 years of professional experience in a professional setting
    • Strong Microsoft skills with a primary focus on Excel skills, ability to develop and analyze reports
    • Excellent attention to detail, ability to follow through to completion
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Collaborate with the team to ensure process and outcomes are aligned with best practice and within guidelines
    • Experience with an enterprise HR system e.g., UltiPro, PeopleSoft, Workday, Oracle, etc. is not required, but nice to have


    Boston Private is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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