HR Generalist

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Location: Budapest

We are looking to hire an HR Generalist to take over the administration of all of our HR information systems and to provide general administrative support to the Human Resources department.

This is an exceptional opportunity for anyone interested in gaining insight and experience in HR while working as an integral part of a globally-distributed technology company.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Organize and maintain personnel records for our global organization.
  • Keep internal HR databases and information systems up-to-date.
  • Accurately maintain personnel data and files (paper-based and digital records), ensuring confidentiality and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist our payroll providers by providing and updating employee information: vacation time used, leaves of absence, sick days, hours worked, overtime, etc.
  • Participate in month-end closing activities.
  • Be the first point of contact for questions from employees and contractors regarding HR data or information.
  • Provide answers confidently and accurately while exercising proper discretion with regard to data privacy and company policies.
  • Take ownership for the workload, exercise effective time management, prioritize tasks and complete all assigned projects, keep management informed if workloads become unmanageable.


  • Extreme attention to detail is an absolute requirement of the role.
  • Impeccable professionalism and discretion is also necessary to operate in an HR role which will have access to a great deal of sensitive information.
  • Completely fluent in both English and Hungarian.
  • Proven work experience as an HR Administrator, HR Generalist, Administrative Assistant, or another similar relevant role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and confidently at all levels, both externally and internally.
  • Flexible, adaptable, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines when required.
  • Able to work independently, under minimal supervision.
  • Computer and tech-savvy.

Bonus skills

  • Familiarity with Hungarian, US, and UK labor laws.
  • Work experience in a distributed global company.


  • Opportunity to work as part of a dynamically growing international company where your work has a direct and immediate impact.
  • Dog-friendly office.
  • Flexible work hours and home office option.
  • This position offers a great deal of flexibility, responsibility, and opportunity for growth for the right candidate.

Resumes we receive are stored in Workable’s database only. Your personal data will not be downloaded. Only HR and Hiring Managers have access to the personal data. Data will not be disclosed to third parties. CVs are stored for recruiting purposes exclusively and will be permanently deleted in case of unsuccessful selection. If we believe any of the applicants to be potential future hires, we’ll ask their permission to retain their CVs in Workable's database until the next hiring period. For further information, please check Workable’s Terms of Use.

Kinsta's motivated team is scattered across the globe

You’re in luck! We're actively looking for more talented and tech-savvy co-workers to join our awesome team. If you’re willing to learn a bunch of exciting new technologies at an innovative growing tech company, then please get in touch.

Life at Kinsta

We have plenty of fun at the office and you're welcome to try and beat our current scooter lap record. But we also know when it’s time to batten down the hatches and put in the amount of time and work a startup can sometimes require.

We expect everyone to be honest and forthright with their ideas and contributions. Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals.

We're looking for people who can take the initiative and contribute ideas anywhere in the company. We promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment.

What we offer

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Remote working environment

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Remote expense budget

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Competitive base salary

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Paid vacations

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Equal employment opportunity

Kinsta is an equal opportunity employer.

We will not discriminate and will take actions to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

How we review and select newcomers

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You apply for one of our open positions

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We have a first interview, which is the first round to getting to know each other (and a compatibility check for us, too)

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We have a second interview where we talk about everything technical and we check your problem solving skills

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After all went well we give you an offer and we do our best to talk you into it (and usually it is not super hard)

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