Human Resources Manager - Financial Services

New York, New York Permanent USD120,000 - USD140,000 per year
  • Small and Intimate Professional Environment
  • Individual Contributor Human Resources Role

About Our Client

A dynamic investment management firm specializing in alternative investments. With a commitment to delivering superior returns and personalized client service, the firm extends our reach and capabilities, providing additional investment opportunities and solutions to their clients. As a smaller firm, they prioritize collaboration, innovation, and integrity in everything they do, offering a unique opportunity for professionals to make a meaningful impact.

Job Description

  • Oversee all aspects of human resources functions for a small investment management firm and its subsidiary, supporting a smaller employee population.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies, policies, and procedures in alignment with the organization's goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding process, including sourcing candidates, conducting interviews, and facilitating new hire orientation.
  • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR-related matters, including performance management, employee relations, and disciplinary actions.
  • Lead compensation and benefits administration, including salary benchmarking, bonus structures, and employee benefits programs.
  • Coordinate training and development initiatives to enhance employee skills and capabilities, identifying areas for improvement and implementing relevant programs.
  • Oversee employee engagement and retention efforts, conducting surveys, analyzing feedback, and implementing strategies to foster a positive work environment.
  • Handle employee grievances and conflict resolution, ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all employees.
  • Manage HR-related compliance activities, including maintaining employee records, administering HR policies, and ensuring adherence to labor laws and regulations.
  • Serve as a point of contact for external HR-related vendors, such as payroll providers, benefits administrators, and recruitment agencies.
  • Stay abreast of HR best practices, industry trends, and regulatory changes, making recommendations for continuous improvement and enhancement of HR processes.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; HR certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR) preferred.
  • Extensive experience in human resources management within the financial services or professional services industry.
  • Strong knowledge of HR principles, practices, and regulations, with the ability to apply them effectively in a small firm setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven leadership abilities with experience in managing and developing HR staff.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Proficiency in HRIS systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Adaptability and resilience to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with evolving priorities.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including performance-based incentives.
  • Opportunity to work closely with senior leadership and make a significant impact on the firm's HR strategy and operations.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of HR functions in a smaller, agile organization, providing opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.
  • Chance to be part of a reputable firm with a strong commitment to integrity, excellence, and client service.
  • Potential for advancement and career progression as the company continues to grow and expand its operations.
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Human Resources
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HR Manager
Financial Services
New York
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Sterling Freeman
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