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People Associate

Position Job Title: People Associate

Position Summary:

The People Associate will help drive the success of the People Department by assisting with biweekly payroll, benefits administration and audit, employee documentation and communication, on-boarding, and recruiting. The People Associate reports to the People Director and provides support to both the People Director and the Payroll & Benefits Manager.

Job Duties:


  • Manage the Time & Attendance system within ADP WorkforceNow for biweekly payroll
  • Review and audit employee information within ADP WorkforceNow for accuracy and required approvals
  • Process supplemental payrolls and manual checks as needed
  • Provide payroll back-up support to the Payroll Manager
  • Communication with ADP on questions and support tickets


  • 401k administration including deferral changes and loans
  • Track new enrollments and changes to ensure that the appropriate benefits are put in place for each employee.

Recruiting & Onboarding:

  • Manage the DocuSign approval process for requisitions 
  • Post approved requisitions
  • Create Candidate Interview Packets and New Hire Packets
  • Background Check Administration
  • New Hire Gifts, Onboarding Plans, Communication with Candidates and Managers including interview scheduling
  • Resume review and candidate phone screens as needed
  • Conduct Weekly Orientation with New Hires

Employee Support:

  • Manage DocuSign approvals for People Action Forms (PAFs)
  • Employment verifications
  • Electronic Filing
  • Tracking and Managing Commission Agreements for Sales & Design
  • Respond immediately to all employee inquiries via email and phone

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with other special projects, reports and analyses as directed by management. 
  • Administrative support as needed to the People Team.


Managerial Responsibility

  • N/A       

Position Qualifications


  • Undergraduate Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • HR Certifications a plus but not required


  • At least two years of HR support experience preferably with exposure to payroll, benefits, recruiting and onboarding.
  • Experience with ADP WorkforceNow preferred.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a professional and discreet manner.
  • Must be customer focused and able to provide assistance and guidance to employees in a professional and caring manner.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Word & Excel 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude within all facets of the Company.
  • Good judgment in handling multiple priorities and open-ended tasks while keeping management apprised as to issues and status.


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Similarly, the work environment characteristics described 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.


Physical Activities

  •  Bending
  •  Lifting       
  •  Reaching
  •  Seeing       
  •  Standing   
  •  Sitting      
  •  Hearing
  •  Repetitive Motion (i.e. Gripping)
  •  Typing
  •  Talking


Environmental Factors

  •   Normal Office

Noise Level:

  •  Low to Moderate (Corporate/Sales Office Environment)


The New Home Company retains the discretion to add or change job duties at any time.

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