Human Resources Manager

AP Professionals of Rochester
November 3, 2023
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8-5 with additional hours to meet the objectives of the business. This is a full-time, on-site position with the ability for flexibility to provide work/life balance.
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190 Linden Oaks, Suite B


AP Professionals has an exclusive opportunity with a growing professional services firm that is seeking their first Human Resources Manager.  This position will be responsible for overseeing critical systems within the HR function, with a strong focus on employee relations and development and HR compliance, policies, and procedures. This role will require a confident professional who has demonstrated an ability to build relationships and influence leaders and teams to implement change, create new programs, and  contribute to building a cohesive and productive work environment.



  • Provides guidance across the business to support inititatives related to recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Promotes a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, ensuring that HR practices are aligned with these principles.
  • Collaborates with department managers to address employee concerns and foster positive working relationships.
  • Manages employee recognition and engagement programs to boost morale and retention.

Human Resources Operations and Compliance

  • Manages human resources policies, procedures, and programs, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of all human resources procedures and is able to implement changes that continue to build programs that are operationally efficient., including
  • Manages all recruitment, on-boarding, benefits administration, performance evaluations and career development programs.
  • Owns and monitors HR technology and systems to optimize operations.
  • Oversees the payroll processing function, ensuring employees are paid properly and timely.

Employee Development

  • Develops and implements employee training and development programs that support career growth and business objectives.
  • Manages the performance review process.


  • This position prefers a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.


  • Proven experience in progressive human resources roles.
  • A minimum of 5 years of human resources function management.
  • Payroll adminstration experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • In-depth knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience interacting with leadership and across a business at all levels in a professional manner that demonstrates confidence and respect for all employees.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in human resources software and systems.
  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) is a plus.
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