HR Employee Relations & Risk Operations Associate

HR Employee Relations & Risk Operations Associate

Grant Thornton LLP | Tampa, FL, 33603, US
Salary Range:$53,000 – $65,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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ICS - Colleague Relations & Compliance Team

People and Community (P&C)

HR Employee Relations & Risk Operations Associate

Core Responsibilities:

Employee Relations:

+ Provide support for the Firm's Data Loss Prevention program, including reporting, investigations, partnering with stakeholders for follow up and escalation

+ Serve as a second interviewer for various low risk matters, including investigations

+ Provide general Employee Relations support

Administrative Support:

+ Create content, draft communications, and assist with sending standard communications

+ Process and audit of vendor invoices monthly

+ Provide operations support to weekly team meeting agendas/proactively align on prioritization of topics, take meeting minutes and track progress through full resolution

+ Support monthly team calls, including coordination with stakeholders and leading meeting facilitation

+ Day to day management of three shared team inboxes

+ Provide administrative support to compliance matters/tracking

+ Compile regular and ad-hoc reports from various systems in response to compliance monitoring

+ Perform other related duties as directed by Colleague Relations & Compliance team.

COVID-19 Support:

+ Perform COVID-19 contact tracing in accordance with firm protocols and client driven requirements

+ Execute client driven COVID-19 inquiries and partner with various stakeholder groups on risk management

Qualifications (Personal Characteristics, Skills/Abilities, Academic):

The ideal candidate will be:

A business-minded associate with a focus on providing superb colleague care, conveying empathy, patience, and outstanding listening skills in a highly collaborative, client-service orientated environment.

+ Experience in working with highly confidential, complex, and sensitive private health information.

+ Experience in prioritization and demonstrated ability to be effective in supporting multiple business partners working across different business areas of focus.

+ Highly collaborative and action-oriented, with strong influencing skills; someone who is a change agent who can build collaborative relationships across a matrixed organization.

+ Ability to take initiative and complete tasks with confidence; willingness to "roll up their sleeves" and do whatever it takes to get the job done.

+ Operationally focused with ability to think strategically and deliver tactically.

Skills required:

+ 1-4 years of experience working in Human Resources

+ Solid PC skills with proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and other related platforms

+ Intermediate MS Excel proficiency (i.e., can independently execute v-lookups and pivot tables)

+ Familiarity with HRIS programs, Oracle HCM preferred

+ Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational, and meeting facilitation skills

+ Ability to work with highly sensitive, confidential, and private information of personnel

+ High level of professionalism, ethical standards, and excellent judgment

+ Keen listening skills and ability to demonstrate empathy while discussing difficult topics

+ Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills with focus on quality results

+ Prior work experience in HR and/or working with people/sensitive matters; personable and cordial demeanor

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university

About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result - for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It's what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you're about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here's how:

• Whether it's your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.

• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different - and we think that's a good thing. That's why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at

• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we're taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at

Here's what you can expect next:

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at

Additional Details:

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.