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Senior HR Compliance Manager

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #410

POSITION: Senior Compliance Manager (Human Resources) – Remote to start!

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $190K; Competitive Performance-Based Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; Competitive 401K with firm contribution; and much more!

LOCATION: New York, New York

THE ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm

SUMMARY: The Senior HR Compliance Manager will be responsible for managing compliance efforts associated with Human Resources, including analysis and coordination of compliance with local, state, federal and international legislation.


  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on federal, state and local employment regulations
  • Advise firm leadership on potential changes to firm policy in order to maintain compliance
  • Collaborate with firm labor and employment attorneys to craft policy changes
  • Prepare compliance analysis and impact analyses for attorneys
  • Ensure buy-in from internal stakeholders on proposed firm policy changes
  • Oversee and manage implementation of changes to HR and other firm processes to ensure compliance
  • Collaborate with several teams across multiple/all offices, including HR departments in other offices, Attorney Development and Recruitment
  • Draft employee handbook policies, updating handbook and text to reflect changes
  • Work collaboratively with global offices to ensure compliance with local regulations pertaining to human resources
  • Streamline systems by creating uniformity when possible across the firm
  • Oversee and manage annual harassment training, reviewing potential training courses in conjunction with firm labor attorneys
  • Oversee training rollout by collaborating with the IT department and Attorney Development
  • Retain and document training materials for each annual training, and maintain records on employee compliance/attendance
  • Prepare compensation data for firm annual pay equity review and provide analysis
  • Support affinity groups and diversity activities, including data analysis
  • Prepare records and provide analysis for audits
  • Develop goals for the compliance group and propose improvements and changes to hit those targets
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends related to HR and employment practices
  • Monitor attendance, OT, and expense reports
  • Oversee employee performance and provide guidance to employees to manage unsatisfactory performance
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Bachelors is required, JD or Master’s Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of HR compliance experience required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with HRIS system data and reporting
  • Experience creating employee handbooks
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously, with a strong ability to prioritize, organize and work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels, firm management, and attorneys
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Able to use discretion and exercise sound judgment
  • Able to maintain the utmost confidentiality
  • Able to work extended hours to complete projects, as needed