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HR Generalist

Kinsta is a premium managed WordPress hosting provider designed for all types of businesses, small or large. We're the first to be exclusively powered by Google Cloud Platform while utilizing an isolated container system. We believe that constant availability and an outstanding user experience are a must. That’s why we always utilize the latest software and most advanced technology to power our infrastructure.

Fixed term contract

Kinsta is a modern cloud hosting company, with a growing club of 25,000+ customers including startups, universities and Fortune 500 firms. We're motivated by excellent quality, and proud to have received a 97% satisfaction rating from our customers.

That's because, to us, each day is a chance to grow. As a team, we continuously inspire each other to learn new and better ways to make an impact. We own our jobs proudly - our leaders don't hold our hands, but they're in our corner whenever we ask for help - and our environment is flexible and remote-first.

We are currently looking for an HR Generalist who will be responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of all regional HR data, administration of all HR information systems, and general administrative support of Kinsta’s Human Resources department. The HR Generalist will act as the first point of contact for all questions from Team Members for Hungary, related to the administration of personnel data, benefits, and HR information systems.

This role is a one-year fixed-term contract.

What you will do:

  • Organize and maintain regional personnel records for the organization.
  • Keep all internal HR information systems and databases up-to-date. This includes maintenance of data in SageHR, EOR platforms, any HR-related data spreadsheets, and may grow to include additional databases and information systems in the future.
  • Create reports for internal teams and members of management upon request.
  • Accurately maintain personnel data and files (paper-based and digital records), ensuring confidentiality and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies. 
  • Assist payroll processing agencies with recurring record keeping and payroll processing activities as necessary to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and the timely completion of payroll. 
  • Ensure timesheets and timecards are completed. Verify accuracy of all time records.
  • Act as the first point of contact for questions from Team Members in the region regarding HR data or information, and provide answers confidently, accurately, and with proper regard to data privacy based on HR information systems and adherence to policies and processes.
  • Own the onboarding process end to end; from the contract management to introducing the new team members to Kinsta. 
  • Ensure offboarding steps are completed, including communication with departing team member’s leaders, offboarding checklist items, and access removals.
  • Carefully review all company policies and always make sure to act in compliance with them. 
  • Document new and updated HR processes, checklists, and files within applicable applications such as Confluence, SageHR, and Google Drive.
  • Ensure regional processes and procedures are aligned with Kinsta’s global approach.

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years of demonstrated work experience as an HR Administrator, HR Generalist, Payroll Specialist, or another similar role.
  • Impeccable professionalism and discretion, as you will be operating in an HR role that will have access to a great deal of sensitive information.
  • Near native-level fluency in both written and spoken English and Hungarian is a strong requirement.
  • Experience managing HR providers.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience writing and updating HR policies, workflows and other documentation.
  • Work experience in a distributed global company or in a technology startup.
  • Familiarity with EU payroll and employment laws Previous experience working with global companies and payroll activities for multiple countries.
  • Hungarian legal knowledge

Our Benefits

  • Flexible and remote-first environment.
  • Annual remote expense budget.
  • Flexible PTO.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Annual professional development budget: available after one year with Kinsta.
  • Sabbatical: available after three years with Kinsta (and every three years thereafter).
  • Location-specific healthcare benefits (includes vision and dental) for employees hired in the USA, UK and Hungary.

Kinsta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and we 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 basis of race, color, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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Kinsta's motivated team is scattered across the globe

The flexibility to work from anywhere fuels motivation and work-life balance, allowing team members to tailor their environments for peak productivity and satisfaction. Being a remote first company also allows us to draw on a pool of international talent, ensuring our quest for superior hosting services is propelled by contributions from only the most exceptional individuals.

Life at Kinsta

Kinsta is a fun and welcoming place where our team members connect to each other around the things they love: travel, learning new languages, reading, family, pets, and more. Kinsta is also a place where quality work gets done.

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

  • Remote working environment
  • Remote expense budget
  • Competitive base salary
  • Paid vacations
  • Flexible PTO so that you can rest and recharge
  • Training budget to support you in your career development

How we review and select newcomers

  1. You apply for one of our open positions

  2. We might ask you to complete a short assessment (a video or a test)

  3. We invite you to an initial HR call, so that we can get to know each other

  4. We invite you to one or two rounds of more in-depth, technical interviews with the hiring manager and the team

  5. If you've successfully passed all interview rounds, you’ll receive an offer from us

  6. Once you've accepted our offer, you'll have to pass a background check

  7. Welcome on board!

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