Grant Thornton LLP HR Business Partner (Manager) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

The Human Resources Manager (HRM) serves as the HR/Talent business partner to the Market Managing Partner/Office Managing Partner or National SL/ functional leader. The HRM is responsible for collaborating with the National People & Culture operational and functional areas (HR Operations, Compensation/Benefits, National Talent Acquisition, Strategic Learning, Employee Relations, and Diversity & Inclusion) CMOE’s, and the Regional HR/Talent Director to design and deliver on a high-performing, business-aligned people agenda. The HRM is also responsible for providing distinctive service to their business clients, employees and partners within the market/office/group.

The HRM works with Partners/Functional Leaders and Regional HR/Talent Director to address human development needs within the various offices and ensures that appropriate learning and development solutions are delivered to meet these needs. The HRM is responsible for “high touch” people experiences, such as new hire onboarding, performance management, retention practices, employee issues, and general talent programs for the region. This role is critical in executing all “people” initiatives, providing exceptional internal support, and driving a high-performance culture within our People & Culture Community and our Firm.


Core Responsibilities: * Become knowledgeable and supportive of the strategy of the firm, regional practices, and the business priorities of the market, office or practice. * Uses data and metrics to make critical decisions; identifies patterns and reports findings & trends. * Proactively interacts with the line Partners or functional leaders to strategically identify market, office or functional HR/ Talent goals and objectives to ensure they are consistent with the business goals of the firm/office/practice. * Supports the execution of the firm strategy by co-designing and implementing a business-aligned people agenda that delivers measurable value to the business and an exceptional experience to the employees. * Drives national HR/Talent policies, procedures, and practices and ensures they are implemented successfully at all levels. * Oversees the market/ local office execution of all general HR/Talent programs including the following: performance management, training, employment law compliance, compensation and benefits administration, new hire orientation/onboarding, employee relations, and retention. * Oversees HR/Talent risk management issues, conducts investigations of workplace policy violations, and monitors AAP / EEO and other regulatory compliance. * Partners with hiring managers/partners and Campus/EH Talent Acquisition to ensure top talent is sourced and selected for critical hiring needs. * Manages, mentors, and coaches local office and or market/office HR/Talent staff.

The ideal candidate will be: * A business-minded people leader with several years of increasingly responsible HR/Talent positions with demonstrated ability to thrive in a culture that is collaborative, service-oriented, and consultative. * A functional HR/Talent specialist who delivers services with a pragmatic approach to business partnership and operations. * An outstanding coach and mentor with engaging and approachable personality. Will have experience working successfully with all levels of staff, from front-line through senior executive. * Experience in prioritization and negotiation with demonstrated ability to be effective in supporting multiple business leaders/ partners working across different business units. * Highly collaborative and action-oriented, with strong influencing skills; someone who is a change agent who can build collaborative relationships across a matrixed organization. * Confident and strong personal initiative as someone who is willing to get out in the field, roll up their sleeves, and do whatever it takes to get the job done. * Operationally focused with ability to think strategically and deliver tactically. * Metrics-focused with ability and history of using analytics to solve problems and develop solutions.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess: * Bachelor’s degree in related field * PHR or SPHR certification and prior HR/Talent consulting experience preferred * Demonstrated experience in implementing HR/Talent strategies. * Demonstrated experience in defining and implementing detailed HR/Talent business processes. * Strong verbal and written communication & presentation skills. * A reputation for discretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, strong attention to detail and common sense. * Past experience functioning as an HR/Talent Manager within an HRBP model, ideally in a matrixed environment within a services industry. * Experience in managing, mentoring and developing a team of HR/Talent practitioners * Solid PC skills with proficiency in MS Office. * Ability to travel on occasion to service client base. Benefits:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visitwww.gt.com.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000 employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Title: HR Business Partner (Manager)

Location: MN-Minneapolis

Requisition ID: 040123