HR Compliance Analyst
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.
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HR Compliance Analyst
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.
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.
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Drive positive Team culture through communications, proactive collaboration and demonstration of company values.
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
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- Job Function ReachLocal
- Pay Type Hourly
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