Human Resource Associate
About the Position
Guggenheim is seeking a Human Resources Associate to join its team supporting the Capital Markets and Investment Banking businesses within Guggenheim Securities ("GS"). Responsibilities cut across all HR disciplines: recruiting, talent assessment, employee relations, benefits, compensation, HRIS, etc. The ideal candidate will develop strong working relationships with business partners and look for opportunities to streamline, enhance, and automate where possible. The primary focus of this position will be to handle day to day transactions, questions and activities that develop within GS.
This person will be responsible for recruiting coordination, on-boarding new hires, processing transactions, providing HR information, and handling tactical HR support to ensure business goals and objectives are aligned with Firm-wide strategies. In addition, this person will contribute as a team member to the broader HR Business Partner team.
Specific Responsibilities Include
- Provide information on processes, policies, and programs that are managed by HR
- Provide hands-on transactional human resources expertise to GS in the areas of new hire on-boarding, employee transaction changes, benefit coverage, performance management and other related areas as assigned:
- Work with the HR Business Partner in managing the performance appraisal and advancement processes within the business
- Monitor and coordinate recruitment activities including reviewing and editing position descriptions, placing roles on our website, reviewing resumes, coordinating meetings and completing all required paperwork. Maintain activity tracking spreadsheet.
- Gain insight and assist in gathering information related to employee relations issues. Work on business restructurings and manage impact on employees
- Participate with the HR team in completing special projects as assigned.
Skills & Experience Required
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field is preferred.
- One to three years in a client facing position with one to two years HR experience in the securities or financial services field preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to present relevant facts needed to drive HR decisions
- Detail-oriented, analytical and well organized; ability to adapt to changing situations with ease
- Fast decision making skills, mental discipline and ability to solve problems under pressure
- Ability to operate successfully in a fast-paced environment handling multiple assignments at the same time
- Learn new concepts quickly
- Demonstrated ability to use good judgment
- Must be a team player and able to work across multiple functions and disciplines and possess strong collaboration skills
- Maintains integrity at all times
- Strong Word and PowerPoint skills required; Excellent Excel skills required to manage spreadsheets, create pivot tables and use advanced formulas.
About Guggenheim Securities
Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners. Guggenheim Securities offers a full range of services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Sales and Trading, Financing, and Research. Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $260 billion1 in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions. With more than 2,300 professionals based in over 25 offices in six countries, our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. We invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.
1Assets under management are as of March 31, 2017 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $59 billion.
To succeed in the Guggenheim culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people, who operate as business owners, adhere to the highest standards and think creatively to realize opportunities, wherever they may be.
Guggenheim Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified and inclusive workforce.
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