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Dow Jones HR Compliance Manager in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

About the Role/Position:

The HR Compliance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day execution of all compliance tasks related to the employee lifecycle; including but not limited to employment law (AAP, EEO, FCC, signage and documentation), training, proactive audits of compliance activities across Human Resources, and special compliance projects. This role also ensures enterprise wide policies and processes related to employee compliance are outlined, updated and reviewed regularly. The role reports to the VP, Strategic Initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Develop and report KPI's to measure and monitor HR compliance areas.

  • Coordinate the annual development and monitoring of the Affirmative Action Plan for US locations and coordinate OFCCP compliance

  • Serve as the Affirmative Action Plan Administrator

  • Assist with the preparation and submission of annual EEO-1, VETS 4212 and other government compliance filings as needed & EEO code audits

  • Assist with internal HR-related compliance audits, including of overtime eligibility under the FLSA and similar state and local laws

  • Main point of contact on all audits and data requests from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

  • Assist in the delivery of training to HR employees regarding equal employment, affirmative action, policy, and legislative changes.

  • Provide support to the various HR Centers of Excellence to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Maintain and track all HR related policies, including approvals and communications for any updates or new releases.

  • Coordinate with Legal to ensure all HR policies and practices are in compliance with federal and state regulations.

  • Ensure that company systems are configured and designed to comply with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and regulations and are also aligned with HR policies.

  • Manage projects and/or contribute technical expertise to project teams on a periodic basis including annual E&Y severance plan & retirement audits

  • Oversee processes for I-9's, eVerify, Unemployment Claims (verifications and appeals), Employment Verifications

  • Coordinate with outside vendor to ensure compliance with all government-required notices and posting

  • Monitor and respond to calls and emails received to general HR inquiries on the HR Hotline.

  • Create new job profiles assigning EEO, union and FLSA codes

  • Assist with HR-related responses to vendor and customer questionnaires or surveys


  • Minimum five (5) years of HR policy, procedure and/or compliance or audit work.

  • Experience with federal contractor and/or unionized workforces preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline.

  • Understanding of employment laws, regulations, and executive orders enforced by the OFCCP, EEOC, and other agencies

  • Demonstrated experience and/or understanding of full employee lifecycle (recruiting - termination)

  • Strong project management, analytical, and complex problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to build strong business relationships with internal customers, external agencies, and vendors

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in Google Suite and Workday desired

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 28670