HR Compliance Analyst

Asbury Park, NJ 07712, USA ● Boston, MA, USA ● Fort Myers, FL, USA ● Manhattan, New York, NY, USA ● McLean, VA, USA ● Memphis, TN, USA ● Milwaukee, WI, USA ● Nashville, TN, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● Rochester, NY, USA ● Springfield, MO, USA ● Tucson, AZ, USA ● Virtual Req #17264
Friday, August 20, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com

HR Compliance Analyst

Department Purpose

People Operations is the administration function supporting and driving a suite of processes and compliance tasks across the employee life cycle.

 

Gannett Co., Inc. is seeking an HR Compliance Analyst, People Operations with experience in serving multi-layered, complex organizations. This People professional will report to the Manager, People Operations, and will drive the development and execution of HR related compliance tasks and reporting.



Job Purpose

This HR Compliance Analyst role will design and conduct thorough audit reviews of people operational processes utilizing various testing methods to detect compliance exceptions related processes. In addition, the HR Compliance Analyst will develop and deliver HR compliance training to the People Team or a specific HR function because of an identified compliance risk or on an as needed basis. 



This role will act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting projects for the People Team and ensures that all compliance related legal and regulatory requirements are addressed prior to implementation and execution. This individual must be results oriented and self-driven; proactively identifying and analyzing potential risk areas for the HR department. 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 



Independently lead HR Compliance Reviews/ Testing to identify risks to the company and instances of non-compliance with internal processes or federal and/or state laws and regulations. Leverage subject matter expertise to develop and recommend remediation plans for identified issues. Manage internal compliance with HR Compliance Review/Testing schedule and recommend changes/alterations to the HR Compliance Manager, when necessary. 

Support and execute the unemployment claims process and partner with vendor; support case management escalation; maintain process document and train HR Business Partners for case responses and hearing requirements 

Support and execute the I9 verification process and partner with vendor; support case management escalation; maintain process document and train HR Business Partners and site verifiers for vendor platform; key point of contact and knowledge base for I9 process and immigration/visa requirements; drive process improvements across integrated teams 

Proactively monitor business processes with a focus on compliance with legal and/or regulatory requirements to identify opportunities for improvement or areas of deficiency. Cultivate suggested improvement and/or remediation initiatives when necessary. 

Support responses for documentation requests from HR, Payroll, Legal, Internal/External Auditors or Regulatory Agencies

Champion and lead efforts around personnel file archive/retention including maintaining digital and physical records; develop and lead regular audits and reporting, while ensuring accuracy and compliance for all records in conjunction with record retention policies and related initiatives.

Lead and facilitate HR special projects.  

Drive positive Team culture through communications, proactive collaboration and demonstration of company values. 

 

Qualifications

 

 

Bachelor’s degree

Human Resources experience preferred, with emphasis on HR operations, policies, compliance, and generalist role.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Advanced proficiency in Excel required

Strong time-management skills; highly organized and able to multi-task, prioritize and be resourceful

Ability to proactively anticipate problems, identify opportunities and confidently define solutions to address business needs

Motivated professional with mindset for continuous improvement and development, and customer focus; collaborative work style across Teams and solution oriented

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Other details

  • Job Family International - India
  • Job Function ReachLocal
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Asbury Park, NJ 07712, USA
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Fort Myers, FL, USA
  • Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Springfield, MO, USA
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Virtual