Human Resources Business Partner at ThinkMarkets

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ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in providing multi-asset trading solutions to thousands of clients around the world. With our flagship ThinkTrader platform, we allow our clients to trade the world 24-hours a day. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry by allowing access to global markets and thousands of products to allow our clients to trade the world in the palm of their hand. We use the latest technologies to give traders seamless access to our proprietary trading platforms. Our Chicago office is in the heart of the financial district in the Loop, and is made up by our Leadership, IT, Analytics, and R&D teams.  

We are seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to join our rapidly growing global workforce in Chicago. This individual will have a critical role in our company culture by recruiting, hiring, retaining, and developing the best and brightest talent along with organizing and implementing global benefits and policies. The right candidate will be a strong communicator and problem solver, highly organized, with an enthusiastic passion for their role in a fast-paced, rapidly growing company.
Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive strategies to attract, develop, engage, and retain strong and diverse talent while working with HR team and leadership
  • Research and maintain employment & compliance updates white collaborating with the Legal Department every step of the way in the quickly-evolving business model
  • Partner with Leadership, Recruiters, and HR team to develop holistic, strategic interview and workforce plans and support the full execution of those plans
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risk, and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Responsible for providing HR leadership for activities such as employee relations consulting, talent management initiatives, organizational development initiatives, change management, conflict management, equal opportunity/affirmative action, diversity and inclusion initiatives, leader consulting, and HR communications, etc.
  • Translate organizational needs into actionable and trackable plans to achieve organizational goals and strategies
  • Identify and deliver leadership development training
  • Coach and support Team Leaders on Annual Performance Check-In processes
  • Interpret, draft, and implement global benefit procedures while working closely with company leadership to develop streamlined policies
  • Understand our business holistically, be proactive in support of managers and employees as related to HR matters and provide HR policy guidance and interpretation
  • Manage open enrollment, understand and support benefits administration, and be the point person on our team to assist our employees
  • Prepare and maintain compliant personnel files for audit reviews and record keeping
  • Manage distribution of semi-monthly payroll and annual W-2’s

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree with 4+ years of experience working in Human Resources
  • Financial Services, Capital Markets, and/or Trading experience is preferred
  • Experience in administering payroll, benefit plans, and HR operations focusing on employee experience
  • Proven experience with HRIS management tools, ATS software, and payroll software (Greenhouse, BambooHR, ADP RUN, ADP Celergo, ADP Workforce Now, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, time management, attention to detail, and overall positive attitude
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and observe the highest degree of confidentiality

*Please attach a cover letter along with your resume*

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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Ashley

Executive Assistant to the CEO

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Head of Options

What makes someone successful on your team?

Above all, having passion for what you do will make an individual successful in any position! Specifically here at ThinkMarkets, we value a collaborative and innovative mindset to make our team run the most efficiently.

Theresa

Human Resources Associate

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At ThinkMarkets, ideation that challenges the norm and status quo is embraced! We prioritize growth and innovation to drive the business forward. As a Marketing Team, our mission is to bring the brand personality to life across the globe with a lean methodology that enables ThinkMarkets to proactively and constantly drive progress and efficiency.

Rich

Head of Performance Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

It's amazing to design a web-based trading platform, providing users with the most effortless and exciting trading experience! I enjoy collaborating with a team of professional and smart co-workers, whose expertise in different domains solve user problems, fuel creativity, gain industry value, and shoot for more exciting outcomes for the company!

Athens

UI/UX Designer

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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