Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. New York , NY 10007
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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Senior HR Associate opening in New York, NY. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume through our career site at www.finra.org/careers no phone calls, please.
The Senior HR Associate (HRA), in conjunction with the HR Relationship Manager (HRRM), assists with the development, facilitation, implementation and administration of HR programs and processes in the areas of: Employee Relations, Training and Organization Development, Talent Acquisition/Applicant Tracking System, Benefits, HR Reporting, Work-Life and Corporate/HR Initiatives. The Senior HRA supports one or more HRRMs in providing HR support and guidance to management and employees in assigned lines of business and collaborates with the HR Centers of Expertise (COE'S) in identifying needs in the field for the organization.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for the implementation and administration of HR programs and/or processes.
Proactively identifies and shares ideas for improving HR policies, programs and processes and plays a lead role in the implementation of improvements.
Works independently and makes decisions with limited guidance.
Plays an integral role in various corporate initiatives such as: FINRA Values at Work, Internship Program, Employee Feedback Survey and focus groups, and Calibration Sessions, up to and including, leading and coordinating the end-to-end administration and execution of the respective initiative.
Delivers HR programs and information such as Workplace Respect and HR Learning Series modules and facilitates focus group sessions.
Independently responds to employee and management inquiries on HR Programs, providing in-depth guidance on general employee concerns and day-to-day problem resolution.
Leverages the COE's and/or the HRRMs on complex and/or sensitive inquiries.
Responds to senior management and executives' inquiries and information/data requests.
Coordinates and facilitates new hire processing and orientation for all new employees within the Region and assists, where required, with new hire and benefit orientations in other locations.
Monitors the accuracy/currency of the orientation information and updates as needed.
Supports Corporate Talent Acquisition efforts across geographic boundaries. This includes: entering requisitions into recruiting platforms and tracking systems, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, scheduling drug screening, creating offer letters, and candidate/new hire communication.
As needed, assists in recruitment efforts of non-exempt and exempt positions to include: interviewing, providing guidance to hiring managers, and extending job offers.
Updates and maintains various reports to assist HRRM with data requests on an ad hoc basis.
Assists with facilitating bi-weekly HRA conference calls (i.e., prepare agenda, communicate updates/changes, serve as "sounding board" for other HRAs).
Mentors newly hired HR Associates to help ensure they are fully acclimated to their role (i.e. providing training on the organization, tools, operations, etc.).
Provides training to HR and Hiring Managers on HR systems and processes, such as: Recruiting systems, Staffing process, Human Resources Action Forms, etc.
Participates on project teams and HR initiatives and may, at times, play an integral role in implementing new or redesigned practices and programs.
Leads special assignments as required with autonomy and minimal guidance.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience plus a minimum of three (3) years Human Resources experience.
Strong knowledge of HR Management Systems (e.g., WorkDay).
In-depth experience with the Microsoft Office suite, specifically: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with MS Access and MS Project a plus.
Solid project management skills.
General understanding of federal and state employment laws.
Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and collaboration skills.
Superior organization and time management skills with proven ability to prioritize and execute against multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines, while maintaining outstanding attention to detail and customer service.
HR Certification a plus.
Work is normally performed in an office environment.
Minimum overtime and travel may be required.
The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
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In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.
FINRA's Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and to authorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements for all of those accounts. All of those accounts are subject to the Code's investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictionsincluding disposing of any security issued by a company on FINRA's Prohibited Company List or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice Presidentby the date they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accounts that must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide an electronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accounts from other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within three months of beginning employment.
As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company's policy on nepotism.
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