HR Generalist

Location
Toronto (Region), Ontario
Salary
Competitive compensation package
Posted
October 13, 2020
Closes
December 12, 2020
Function
Generalist
Job Level
Manager
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
CHRL, CHRP

The Company:

Albourne is an investment consultant which was founded in 1994. Albourne advises over 270 investors, including institutional investors, financial intermediaries and family offices, on over $450billion alternative investments across the liquidity spectrum. It specialises in Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Assets, Real Estate and Dynamic Beta.

Albourne empowers its clients to be the best investors they could be by providing Portfolio Advice, Research (Investment, Operational and Quantitative due diligence), Analytics (data and tools) and Implementation (middle and back office) services. Albourne seeks to minimise potential conflicts of interest by only providing non-discretionary advice, which it does on a fixed fee basis.

Albourne’s 450+ employees are in 10 offices globally, including London, San Francisco, Connecticut, Munich, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto, Nicosia and Bahrain.  Albourne is proud of its flat structure with over 100 Partners, over 75 of whom are either share or option holders.

The Role:

We are seeking an HR Generalist who will be responsible for supporting our Toronto teams by providing guidance, support and coordination in the consistent and effective application of HR policies, procedures and practices and in all matters related to the full employee life cycle.  

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding process for new employees.
  • Develop and implement strategic recruitment programs to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Assist in developing and implementing human resources plans, policies, procedures, and goals. Recommend improvements as appropriate.
  • Execute key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and drive HR functional excellence and process improvement.
  • Coach managers in recruiting and staffing and employee engagement and development.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures. Update policies, procedures, and employee handbooks as required.
  • Identify and resolve employee relations issues. Provide guidance to managers and mediate workplace conflict resolution.
  • Assist CCO with compliance related filings.
  • Coordinate payroll with Finance.
  • Plan Administrator for Group Health Benefits Plan
  • Maintain Human Resource Information System records and provide various monthly reports and dashboards for management.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all employee records in compliance with provincial requirements
  • Manage employee performance reviews.
  • Coordinate training and development programs
  • Conduct exit interviews and analyse data. Make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Ad hoc projects relating to the HR function, as requested by Head of HR.

    Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding process for new employees.
  • Develop and implement strategic recruitment programs to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Assist in developing and implementing human resources plans, policies, procedures, and goals. Recommend improvements as appropriate.
  • Execute key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and drive HR functional excellence and process improvement.
  • Coach managers in recruiting and staffing and employee engagement and development.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures. Update policies, procedures, and employee handbooks as required.
  • Identify and resolve employee relations issues. Provide guidance to managers and mediate workplace conflict resolution.
  • Assist CCO with compliance related filings.
  • Coordinate payroll with Finance.
  • Plan Administrator for Group Health Benefits Plan
  • Maintain Human Resource Information System records and provide various monthly reports and dashboards for management.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all employee records in compliance with provincial requirements
  • Manage employee performance reviews.
  • Coordinate training and development programs
  • Conduct exit interviews and analyse data. Make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Ad hoc projects relating to the HR function, as requested by Head of HR.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Human Resources certification preferred (CHRP or CPHR)
  • 5+ years of experience as an HR Generalist
  • Systems literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Strong initiative and judgement skills
  • Good knowledge of provincial employment laws and regulations (ESA)
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Benefits & Perks:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Package including medical, dental, GRSP
  • 30 days paid time off each year including Vacation and Holidays
  • Service Recognition Days
  • Company sponsored professional development
  • Wellness program (e.g. office yoga sessions, meditation, group activities, inter-office competitions)
  • Sponsored charity day events and volunteering opportunities

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Remote /Toronto, ON

Work authorization: Must be eligible to work in Canada

Albourne is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.

Albourne Partners (Canada) Limited (“APCA”) is in full compliance with the AODA.  APCA will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please contact HR

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