Payroll & Human Resources Generalist
Posted on 9/26/2023
Focal Systems

51-200 employees

Automates retail shelf scanning using AI technology
Company Overview
Focal Systems stands out as a leading partner for retailers seeking to enhance efficiency and customer experience through AI technology. Their platform, which uses low-cost shelf cameras and a cloud-based machine learning system, has proven to significantly reduce shelf scanning costs and increase sales by improving product availability. Their commitment to educating clients on AI capabilities and integrating with existing retail systems, coupled with their successful deployments at major global retailers, positions them as a reliable and impactful partner in the retail industry.
AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Burlingame, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
People & HR
  • Experience in an administrative support function which required consistent people interaction, time management, multi-tasking, and a wide variety of daily tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, human resources or related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3+ yrs experience managing payroll including strong documentation and reporting
  • Exposure to conducting employee onboarding, off-boarding sessions & promoting employee benefit schemes
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Coordinate with the finance departments to process biweekly payroll
  • Own biweekly payroll process and maintain payroll systems
  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees who have Benefits, Health & Wellness, expense reimbursement questions
  • Maintain and organize the HR & Payroll Documents
  • Support the recruiting and onboarding process with setting up new employees in the company's HR and IT systems
  • Perform customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions
  • Complete Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files
  • Submit online investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks
  • Reconcile benefits statements
  • Administer health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations. Process required documents through payroll & insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions
  • Conduct audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action
  • Prepare new-employee files and collate performance review documentation