Senior HR Process Optimization and Compliance Analyst

San Mateo, CA
Human Resources
About Snowflake

Snowflake is growing fast and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We’re passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture! We’re also looking for people with a growth mindset and the pragmatic insight to solve for today while building for the future. And as a Snowflake employee, you will be accountable for supporting and enabling diversity and belonging.

Snowflake started with a clear vision: make modern data warehousing effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Because traditional on-premises and cloud solutions struggle with this, Snowflake developed an innovative product with a new built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions.

Under the direction of the Director, HR Business Operations, the Sr. HR Process Optimization and Compliance Analyst will provide support for new initiatives related to Human Resources compliance programs, including researching, tracking and reporting on current federal, state and local employment legislation and developing processes to ensure compliance with applicable employment laws. The individual will also provide operational support for existing programs, such as immigration, contingent workforce, I9 and background check compliance. The ideal candidate is processed driven, detail-oriented, and skilled at partnering with various individuals at all levels within the organization.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

    • Lead digital transformation efforts for HR organization through HR capabilities mapping with a focus on compliance and other regulating bodies to ensure company audit readiness
    • Provide process design, visualization and analysis while providing recommended solutions for improvement
    • Facilitate the translation of business needs into actionable processes while documenting/recording the future state
    • Create and drive the HR process improvement road map
    • Remain abreast of regulatory/legal changes impacting existing compliance programs and partners with our internal Legal, IT, and HR teams
    • Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; review, interpret and recommend policies. Provide policy interpretation and guidance to both field and corporate business partners
    • Monitor and audit HR policy exceptions or issues
    • Assist in maintaining employee handbook and policies and procedures manual
    • Develop and deliver internal training and compliance bulletins to ensure consistency in the application of HR policies, procedures, and practices across the organization
    • Assist the HR reporting team in EEOC and Bureau of Labor Statistics filings;
    • Support other functional areas within the HR Shared Services department with all compliance-related issues (i.e. Benefits, I9 compliance, background checks, contingent workforce, etc…) 
    • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Requirements & Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience strongly preferred.  Master’s degree a plus
    • Minimum of 5+ years direct experience working with regulating agencies implementing compliance-focused process improvement initiatives with 1+ years direct experience with completing, reviewing and auditing the Form I9
    • Working knowledge of current federal, state and local statutes including but not limited to EEOC, affirmative action, FMLA, FLSA and immigration regulations and guidelines, USERRA, ERISA, OFCCP Audits, GDPR, SOP creation, SOX controls, and remediation
    • Ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with general supervision
    • Experienced in the G-Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and process mapping tools is a must
    • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Detail and service-oriented and ability to interact with multiple individuals of all levels within the company
    • Prior experience with startups is highly preferred
    • Strong ability to handle sensitive matters diplomatically, tactfully and with utmost discretion
    • Proven ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.