Human Resources and Recruiting Representative

John Kasperek Co., Inc., (JKC) a full-service CPA firm located in Mokena and Calumet City, Illinois, was founded in 1989 to serve the financial needs of the South Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. Led by accomplished governmental consulting and auditing experts, John Kasperek, Jr., CPA, and Stephanie Blanco, CPA, our talented team of CPAs and professional staff are dedicated to providing customized services to local units of government, not-for-profit organizations, corporations, and individuals. The firm’s truly unique niche is rooted through our municipal and educational auditing and consulting engagements, making JKC’s expertise highly coveted.

Because of our niche and reputation for excellence, our small business has grown approximately 57% over the last two years, and we are proud to continue to provide professionals with unique opportunities to explore specialized careers in the accounting industry.

Position Overview

The Human Resources and Recruiting Representative is a brand-new position in the company and will play a key role in identifying, attracting, and hiring exceptional individuals who align with our values and contribute to our overall success. This person will also provide support and guidance on various HR-related matters. This role requires a customer-focused individual with strong interpersonal skills; attention to detail; a passion for enhancing the overall employee experience; a proven track record in full-cycle recruiting; talent acquisition; record keeping; compliance; and relationship management.

This is a hybrid position that will require travel to regional colleges and universities as well as recruiting events and meetings in our Mokena and Calumet City offices two to three days per week depending on Company needs.

Key Responsibilities

Full-Cycle Recruitment:

  • Manage end-to-end recruitment processes, from job requisition creation to candidate onboarding.
  • Source, screen, and interview candidates to assess their qualifications, skills, and cultural fit.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and develop effective recruitment strategies.

Talent Acquisition:

  • Build and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future job openings.
  • Utilize various sourcing methods, including job boards, social media, networking events, and employee referrals.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and recruitment best practices to enhance talent acquisition efforts.
  • Represent the company at job fairs, industry events, and other recruitment-related activities.

Candidate Experience:

  • Ensure a positive and professional candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.
  • Communicate effectively with candidates, providing timely updates and feedback.
  • Coordinate interviews, assessments, and other recruitment-related activities.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and regulations.
  • Develop a system (within assigned budget) of ATS and HR databases to support company growth.

Employee Relations:

  • Act as a point of contact for employees regarding HR-related inquiries, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in resolving employee concerns, conflicts, and grievances in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Conduct investigations when necessary and recommend appropriate actions.

Benefits Administration:

  • Support employees in understanding and accessing company benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks.
  • Facilitate benefits enrollment processes and address employee inquiries related to benefits programs.

Onboarding and Offboarding:

  • Coordinate new employee orientations and assist in the onboarding process.
  • Conduct exit interviews and ensure a smooth offboarding process for departing employees.

HR Documentation and Recordkeeping:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and HR documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of HR reports and analytics as needed.

Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and regulations.
  • Track Continuing Professional Education (CPE) classes and certificates so the firm is in compliance with industry standards and laws.
  • Stay informed about changes in labor laws and HR best practices.

Employee Engagement:

  • Contribute to employee engagement initiatives, such as organizing events and activities.
  • Collaborate with the administrative team to implement programs that enhance the overall employee experience.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Two years of proven experience in HR and recruitment.
  • Strong understanding of recruitment processes, benefits administrations, and human resources best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Our Offices & Hours

    Our Offices & Hours

    John Kasperek Co., Inc.’s Corporate Office in Mokena is conveniently accessible from I-80 and Lagrange Road. JKC’s Calumet City Office is located near Torrence Avenue, I-80 and I-94. Our primary service area reaches throughout the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana region.

    Regular Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    JKC Offices will be closed on July 4-5, 2024, in obserance of Independence Day.

    We travel to our clients to provide services when and where they are needed.

    9980 190th Street, Unit A
    Mokena, IL 60448
    1471 Ring Road
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 862-2262
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  • Our Clients

    Our Clients

    Our client list at John Kasperek Co., Inc. features a wide range of significant audit work including local governments, townships, school districts, municipal pension funds, not-for-profit organizations and common interest real estate associations. In addition, we also serve a variety of small business S-Corporations, Partnerships and individuals.

    We are happy to provide contact information for referrals upon request. Here is a sample of our client list.

  • Our Staff

    Our Staff

    Our team at John Kasperek Co., Inc., Certified Public Accountants is dedicated to providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local government, not-for-profit organizations, businesses, corporations and individuals.

    Managing Partner John Kasperek, Jr. has developed our team of professionals with an excellent working knowledge of the accounting principles and current standards to provide the highest level of excellence to our clients. Well known throughout Chicagoland area for his diverse expertise in all aspects of accounting, John has built a thriving company that serves the critical needs of the south suburban and northwest Indiana region.

    Please feel free to reach out to John or the rest of our team at John Kasperek Co., Inc. any time for answers to your questions. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (708) 862-2262.

  • Our News

    Our News

    In order to better serve our clients, partners, friends and colleagues, John Kasperek Co., Inc. will issue a new monthly digital newsletter with relevant financial and accounting information, changes to auditing standards and procedures, news and announcements from our firm. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to be added to our digital newsletter distribution list.

    Additionally, we recently created an informative, consumer-focused accounting blog titled Your Friends that Count that is posted online at www.kasperekcpa.com/friends and is distributed through Facebook and LinkedIn.

    We will post press releases, announcements and stories from our firm to our Newsroom page.