Baker Tilly

Senior Human Resource Generalist

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Job ID
Human Resources


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


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Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017


  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees relative to human resources policies, procedures & matters of concern
  • Handle the day-to-day human resource needs of the business unit and/or regional office location
  • Must be visible and openly accessible in the regional environment to serve as a coach, mentor, counsel and mediator to all managers, partners, and employees.
  • Implement best practices in support of the Firm’s people strategy in the business unit and/or regional office and collaborate with the firm wide HR team to continually enhance Baker Tilly’s position as an employer of choice
  • Provide guidance to managers/partners in matters of employee relations; prepare effective documentation; manage the separation process and handle sensitive issues, escalating as needed
  • Ensure legal and contractual compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable HR laws and regulations; may assist with compliance investigations
  • Create reports and analyze data which may include turnover, exit survey responses, and headcount reports
  • Serve as an HR Advisor for people development processes including performance management, annual reviews, training, coaching and mentoring
  • May facilitate training sessions within region
  • Assist in maintaining effective compensation and benefits administration for the business and/or regional office
  • Assist with coordination and execution of fiscal year end activities, including promotions, transfers, compensation, performance calibrations, etc.
  • Collaborate with the campus recruiting team on strategy, identifying hiring needs and in-office campus events and interviews.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related degree
  • Three - five years of experience in human resources; experience in a professional services organization is desirable
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of HR principles and strong knowledge of HR related laws and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, influence without authority, and impact change by leading individuals in a matrix environment
  • Commitment to providing exceptional client service and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. Must exhibit a sense of urgency, commitment to quality and timely completion of duties
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Extraordinary diplomacy and capacity to manage highly confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent coaching and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • General knowledge of compensation practices, benefit laws & practice
  • Position involves travel to firm offices on a regular basis (primarily day trips with occasional overnight stays) (10-20%). 

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.