Human Resources Compliance Specialist

Virtual Req #597
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Aquent is doing great things and here’s your opportunity to be a part of it! We’re hiring a Human Resources Compliance Specialist.

The HR Compliance function supports Aquent’s dedication to maintaining a fair and inclusive workplace. 

Our next compliance specialist will be responsible for ensuring that HR policies and practices comply with applicable global, federal, state, and local laws. You will work closely with Employee Relations, HR Business Partners, Legal and other departments to ensure compliance is met for items such as record keeping, audits and government reports and for the overall culture of fairness, trust and alignment with Aquent’s mission and vision. 

You’ll work from home in a supportive environment with colleagues who cheer on your successes and help you with your challenges.

This role is best suited for someone with 3-6 years of corporate HR compliance experience. 

Primary Objectives

  • Ensure the organization is providing a compliant and safe environment for all employees, vendors and clients while partnering with all internal groups to support our business goals and objectives.

  • Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor policies and programs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, including OFCCP Compliance, EEO, Vets and AAP.

  • Manage and oversee Human Resource compliance functions and services, consistent with federal and (multi)state laws/regulations, and company priorities, policies and procedures 

  • Conduct periodic audits of current systems, procedures, policies, and workflows to ensure efficiencies and legal compliance; develop processes that improve department and end-user efficiency and enhance overall HR productivity 

  • Implement and review data integrity audit functions and execute actions to improve the accuracy of data input into the system of record 

  • Manage all HR policy guidelines, handbooks, and procedures to ensure accuracy and timeliness of changes on an annual or as-needed basis

  • Manage response preparation, reporting and ongoing compliance reviews for government agency audits.

  • Manage unemployment and workers' compensation programs nationwide

  • Job classification reviews for FLSA guidelines

  • Partner with Employee Relations in policy development and documentation

  • Headcount tracking for reporting and analytics

  • Manage Employment files and record retention policies

  • Serve as SME for compliance-related training with the direction of Employee Relations

  • Assist with other projects and responsibilities as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in an applicable HR role.

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator

  • Proven leadership, organizational planning and problem solving skills

  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

  • Knowledge and prior experience of employment law.


  • Staffing experience and HRIS management are strongly preferred. 

  • Prior management experience 

  • Google or Microsoft Office Experience (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Ceridian Dayforce

  • Experience managing and reporting on Affirmative Action Plans, EEO1 and Veterans 

Why work for Aquent?

  • Great company culture. Our commitment to personal growth, creativity, and continual learning is one of our core values.

  • Industry reputation. We're the world's largest design and staffing firm and have local, national, and global recognition.

  • Individualistic approach. Aquent encourages you to add a personal touch to your work. We don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach to staffing.  

  • Work/life balance. Aquent understands the importance of life outside the workplace and fosters an environment that allows for a healthy balance.

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, generous 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, $8k in yearly lifelong learning funds, paid sick days, paid vacation, and more.

  • Vacation when you need it. Unusually generous and flexible vacation is offered; we believe in rewarding hard work as you achieve your goals!

  • Free use of the company's Hawaii and Florida beach houses.

The role is considered remote and can be supported from a number of locations that cover standard US working time zones.  There will be cases where in-person team meetings or attending conferences would be required.

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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