The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for performing human resource related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Director of HR and COO.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: payroll, benefits and leave administration, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.  As the HR Specialist, you will interact with individuals throughout the firm and its multiple offices, including counterparts in our Beijing operations. This role requires you to be focused on delivering excellent service to our internal team members, a strong collaborator with our vendor partners, detail-oriented and effective at managing competing priorities.