Edgeworth Economics

  • Human Resources Generalist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Edgeworth Economics is an economic, financial, and quantitative consulting firm that provides economic analysis and expert testimony for clients facing complex litigations involving antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, class certification, labor, intellectual property, transfer pricing, and complex commercial damages. Our clients include law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies.


    An excellent career opportunity is currently available for an experienced Human Resources Generalist to join our team.  In this role, the HR Generalist manages the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.


    • Effectively manage full life cycle recruitment. Recruiting activities include the following: formulating job descriptions and job postings in collaboration with hiring managers; sourcing candidates; facilitating the interview process and using the applicant tracking system to process candidate flow through to the offer and onboarding stage.
    • Responsible for a variety of HR-related processes, transactions, reporting and analysis concentrated in the following functional areas: staff support, employment verifications.
    • Support the HR department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience.
    • HR Generalist provides generalist, administrative and analytical support for the department. In addition to assisting the HR Director and other HR team members as needed.
    • Identify ways to improve policies and procedures.


    Additional duties and responsibilities:



    • Enters new hire information in HR systems.
    • Coordinates new onboarding processes with IT, Operations, payroll, and other departments.
    • Conducts new hire orientations, 45-day new hire reviews, and exit interviews.
    • Responds to unemployment requests, employment verifications, and other external requests.
    • Assists employees with benefits explanations and liaises with benefits broker to resolve issues.
    • Performs administrative duties as needed – create files, mailings, complete benefit request forms from state, child support info, etc.
    • Reviews and manages New Hire Checklists and Termination Checklists for each employee to ensure all data is collected.
    • Performs other administrative tasks as needed.



    • Works collaboratively with hiring managers to understand needs for job openings and guides the creation of job descriptions and job postings by the hiring managers.
    • Recruits for all current and future openings.
    • Posts all jobs using applicant tracking system and/or by other method as needed (posting directly to industry-specific web sites or job boards).
    • Sources candidates through various means (job fairs, networking, social media, referrals, etc.).
    • Screens candidates over the phone and sets up in –person interviews as needed.
    • Conducts or facilitates in-person interviews as needed.
    • Manages candidates in applicant tracking system, moves them along in recruiting to hire process.
    • Responds to all candidates via applicant tracking system.
    • Creates and distributes offer letters.
    • Conducts reference checks and pre-employment screening.
    • Negotiates salaries with prospective employees as needed.
    • Collects new hire paperwork within three business days of employee start date.
    • Answers candidate questions regarding 401(k) and benefits package.


    • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
    • 3-5 years of high-volume HR experience required.
    • Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Must be familiar with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; ensuring adherence to requirements.
    • Strong analytical abilities and problem resolution.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to understand user needs within and outside of HR and work collaboratively in a team environment.
    • Some travel is required for this position, including but not limited to off-site locations.
    • Polished, professional, optimistic and self-starting personality and attitude.
    • Highly organized individual who is detail oriented.
    • Proficiency with payroll and/or HRIS system.
    • Proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems.
    • Strong computer literacy skills, specifically with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Organizational skills with the ability to meet a demanding workload.
    • Detail oriented to complete requirements of files and contract compliance.
    • Sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of population served.
    • Excellent oral and written interpersonal and communication skills required.
    • Effective problem-solving skills with proven ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines.
    • Must be able to uphold and comply with organizations code of ethics and core values.


    Application Process:

    All interested candidates must apply online through Edgeworth’s Careers website, www.edgewortheconomics.com/careers. The required application materials include a resume and cover letter.




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