• Associate, HR Risk & Compliance

    BlackRockWilmington, DE 19893

    Job #1465564232

  • Description

    About this role

    Do you want to be part of a team that values your insight? The HR Risk & Compliance team provides direction to the Human Resources organization through central messaging, informative reporting, governance structure design, and open communication across the organization. We prepare and provide direction on processes, practices and policies to BlackRock senior management and employees across HR. Our team leads performance and risk measurement and reporting, policy maintenance, and management of risk self -assessments and audits. We collaborate with the functional teams within Human Resources to develop and action critical initiatives that drive us to meet the firm's objectives and mitigate human capital risk. Our team is high-touch and dedicated to working together for optimal results. We want you to be a part of our continued efforts to support the firm!

    BlackRock's HR Risk & Compliance team is responsible for managing global compliance programs designed to identify, assess, monitor and mitigate human capital risks in the regions where we do business.

    This Associate will be an integral member of BlackRock's HR Risk & Compliance team, supporting the management of key HR risk programs. This includes performing risk assessments and due diligence on escalated operating errors and control failures; producing analysis and reporting to ensure identification and mitigation of risks across HR functions; monitoring the effectiveness of controls designed to meet regulatory and legal obligations; updating policies and trainings designed to mitigate enterprise risk; and supporting on focused projects.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Identify, assess, and monitor known and emerging risks, measure internal control effectiveness, and develop and collaborate with functional owners to remediate identified risk issues.

    • Monitor/manage operating incidents using escalation platforms; perform due diligence risk assessments to analyze root cause and log/track operating incidents and prepare thematic risk analysis based on operating incident data.

    • Manage HR Information Security controls relating to termination and transfer of employees; perform due diligence and engage stakeholders to identify root cause; prepare monthly reporting relating to late terminations/transfers.

    • Monitor/manage Third-Party HR Risk Reviews using Third-Party Risk Management platform; review specified vendor responses to Due Diligence Questionnaires and determine appropriateness of responses provided; flag/report inadequate responses utilizing established review protocols.

    • Draft and review communications (including training content and quick reference guides) relating to key HR risk programs.

    • Support the management of responding to external client and regulator inquiries relating to HR data, processes and policies.

    • Support governance of HR policies in the policy library, to ensure timely and regular review of HR policies, guidelines and standards.

    • Provide risk partner consultative support throughout the remediation of risks and issues identified via audits and risk reviews.

    • Manage other HR risk and compliance related projects as needs arise.

    The successful candidate is organized, able to think critically, demonstrates attention to detail, is highly effective at communicating analysis, recommendations and conclusions both verbally and written, adaptable and able to prioritize in periods of ambiguity, and can positively collaborate and build trust with internal stakeholders at various levels across the organization. Basic knowledge of human resources processes, risk/compliance management concepts, and/or employment laws is strongly preferred.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ years of experience in an HR, compliance, or risk management role

    • Bachelor's degree

    • MS Office proficiency, especially Excel and PowerPoint

    • Experience with HR processes and functions and/or developing HR policies, guidelines and procedures

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Problem solver, able to troubleshoot issues independently or escalate when necessary; sense of accountability and sound professional judgment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in a related area (MBA or JD)

    • Experience working in a global, large-scale, complex, and fast-paced environment

    • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment and drive forward results

    • Experience building cross-functional partnerships and influencing stakeholders across the organization to act without having a direct reporting relationship

    • Proven analytical capabilities; experience with large amounts of data and in developing audit reports, metrics, and reporting mechanisms

    • Experience with privacy and other regulatory compliance programs in human resources functions (e.g., right to work, equal employment, wage and hour, etc.)

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    About BlackRock

    BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit ~~~/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: ~~~/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

    BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.