ParenteBeard is ranked
among the top 25 accounting firms in the U.S. With
over 1,000 professionals, the firm is a leader in providing CPA
and business advisory services to small businesses, middle market
companies, nonprofits and SEC registrants. As an independent member
of Baker Tilly International, ParenteBeard is proud to provide the
highest level of service to clients nationally and
The firm is currently in
search of a Vice President of Human Resources to join the team.
This is a professional position
requiring a deep and broad understanding of the human resource
function and the ability to independently provide human resources
services to internal clients. Supervises HR staff in a team
environment; p lans, coordinates, and
directs professional staff recruitment activities, policy and
procedure development, performance management, compensation
administration and employment law and regulation
Job Duties and
1. Manage the strategic direction of the firm’s
human resources initiatives through planning, coordination and
resource budgeting. Develop and manage the HR resource
2. Interface with the firm leadership team,
practice and business unit leaders, Regional Managing Partners and HR
staff to ensure that the HR needs of the firm are clearly identified
3. Collaborate, support and implement
initiatives for improving the workplace environment from a
satisfaction perspective. To include development and
participation in employee and Best Places to work surveys.
4. Manage the performance management (MAP) process
including compensation, rewards and performance coach
development. Continually improve the system through on-going
assessment of outcomes and team member satisfaction.
5. Oversee all general human resources
management responsibilities including policy and procedure
development, review, updates and maintenance.
Ensure compliance with all
relevant employment laws and regulation. Manage
employment-related claims and actions (EEOC, PHRC, other state
agencies); interface with EPLI carrier and legal counsel; develop
severance and release agreements and negotiation of terms.
Oversee FMLA administration.
6. Working with the Talent Acquisition team,
oversee professional staff recruitment, including college recruiting,
internship process, new hire criteria and licensing requirements
7. Interface with the Director of L & D
providing planning support and implementation assistance.
8. Collaboration with our Employee Benefits
Consultant and service provider regarding the employee health and
welfare plan and wellness program.
9. Consult with Regional Managing Partners, HR
team and others on employee matters and sensitive human resources
issues including internal complaints, policy violation, etc.
Respond to inquiries through EthicsPoint.
10. Develop and maintain initiatives
that create engagement of team members and enhance their professional
and personal experience with the firm such as wellness programs, team
member events, etc.
11. In conjunction with the Diversity
Council, coordinate and manage the human resources aspects of the
Diversity & Inclusion initiative.
Working with the
marketing and communications team, assist in planning and
implementing team member meetings.
13. Assist in planning and implementation of the
succession management process.
14. Draft all partner, team member and leadership team
communications from the human resources group.
flexible benefit plan includes health/dental insurance,
disability/life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401K plan and
In addition, qualified candidates must
have advanced computer skills and a valid driver’s
- Master’s degree in human resources, business
administration or related field
- SPHR certification
- Minimum of 10 years experience
in a relevant human resources position with responsibility for
management of the HR function and a professional HR team, preferably
in a public accounting or professional services
- Demonstrated interpersonal skill and emotional intelligence,
with ability to interface with team members at all levels; effective
verbal and written communications skills; resiliency and ability to
manage multiple priorities within a matrix management
- Working knowledge of HRIS, performance management and other