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Associate HR Generalist 
Location Alexandria, VA
Job Code 71
# of openings 1
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                                                           Associate HR Generalist 

Castro & Company is a dedicated audit, advisory and accounting CPA firm headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, providing services to Federal Government clients. Named Best Place to Work in 2017, 2018 and 2020 by the Washington Business Journal, we are dedicated to helping our clients accomplish their strategic goals, while providing our people a diverse and inclusive environment to thrive and succeed. Castro is in its next phase of growth, and we are seeking an Associate HR Generalist to continue to elevate the employee experience while handling daily HR administrative matters. This highly visible position is a great opportunity for someone looking to advance their HR career! 

The Associate HR Generalist’s duties include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Coordinate and facilitate all onboarding logistics for a best-in-class new hire experience.  

  • Assist in drafting and sending of HR related correspondence, preparation, and distribution of materials and resources as needed. 

  • Assist in scheduling and execution of Firmwide events and activities. 

  • Participate and facilitate in Firm initiatives. 

  • Process semi-monthly payroll. 

  • Administer employee benefits and process 401k contributions; serve as go-to person for employee benefits questions. Participate in planning and execution of annual open enrollment. 

  • Compile data for reporting as requested. 

  • Administer and track leaves of absence, exam leave, and maternity and parental leave as needed. 

  • Ensure all systems of record are updated and reconciled. 

  • Maintain schedule of training and social media postings. 

  • Draft standard operating procedures (SOPs) and create informational employee resources as needed. 

  • Assist with HR projects as needed. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Minimum 1-year relevant experience 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

  • Experience using Paychex (HRIS), Taleo (ATS) preferred 

  • Advanced communication and writing skills 

Castro & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, and any other classification protected by law. 

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