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AVP, Talent (Talent Acquisition/HR)

Los Angeles, USA
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 31, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who We Are:

Aristotle is a family of employee‐owned investment management firms that collectively manage equity and fixed income strategies. Aristotle attracts and retains talented investment professionals through a culture focused on research, investment management and client success.

Aristotle's experienced corporate leadership team oversees a centralized support infrastructure to ensure that our distinct teams of investment professionals can focus on what they do best-adding value to client portfolios. The company's support infrastructure includes shared services such as finance, compliance, trading, operations, client communication, marketing, and distribution.

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The mission of the Aristotle Human Resources team is to ensure Aristotle is an employer of choice, offering the opportunity for talented individuals from diverse backgrounds to leverage their strengths, learn continuously, and grow and develop fulfilling careers that have a meaningful impact on our clients and our communities. We constantly look for ways to innovate and enhance the employee experience and simplify HR processes so our employees can focus on what they do best: delivering exceptional value to clients and shareholders.

We are seeking an experienced AVP, Talent to manage the essential full-cycle recruiting functions, internship program, onboarding through the first 90 days and other talent acquisition responsibilities of a growing investment management firm. You will have the opportunity to participate in developing a long-term recruiting strategy and having a tangible impact on business outcomes and candidates' experiences every day. This person must be located within commuting distance of our Newport Beach or Los Angeles office.

What You Will Do:
  • Recruit talented employees who share our values and exceed expectations through performance, accountability and collaboration
  • Collaborate with VP of Human Resources to design and implement overall short- and long-term recruiting strategy, including defining metrics for success
  • Develop and manage undergraduate and MBA internship programs and overall campus recruiting initiatives
  • Work with members of HR and Marketing departments on employer branding initiatives
  • Manage relationships and negotiate terms of agreements with external recruiters
  • Work with VP of HR and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Council to ensure recruiting practices are equitable and inclusive and attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Design effective job descriptions and compelling job ads
  • Guide hiring managers on best practices in candidate selection
  • Manage the onboarding process, including coordinating hiring managers, IT and Administration departments to ensure smooth integration
  • Manage the candidate and new hire experience up to their 90-day mark
  • Coordinate New Hire Lunches with a member of Executive leadership
  • Be an expert user of firm's Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Proactively cultivate talent pools to enhance recruitment pipeline
  • Source passive candidates using databases and social media
  • Coordinate interviews and manage outreach to candidates
  • Conduct phone screens and assessments of candidates
  • Keep up to date on innovations in recruitment methods and legislative implications
  • Assist with other general HR duties as necessary

What You Have:
  • Enthusiastic team player with passion for recruiting and employee experience
  • 7+ years of experience recruiting for all levels of roles from entry-level to executive
  • Experience with campus recruiting and internship programs
  • Experience working with external recruiters
  • Skilled at contract negotiation (offers with candidates and contracts with external recruiters and other vendors)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage a high volume of tasks, including managing 10+ open requisitions at a time on top of other projects and initiatives
  • Knowledge of Federal and California employment regulations and best practices (knowledge of Florida, Massachusetts and multi-state employment regulations a plus)
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS)
  • Hands-on experience with LinkedIn Recruiter and other sourcing tools
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • High integrity and ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience in investment management industry preferred
  • HR and/or Talent Acquisition certifications preferred
  • Generalist HR experience preferred

What We Have to Offer:
  • Robust Health, Dental, and Vision insurance for you and your dependents
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching
  • A culture that values inclusivity
  • Flexible Paid time off, including annual Employee Volunteer Day
  • Life, Critical Illness, Disability, and Accidental Injury Insurance
  • Paid Pregnancy Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Various Company events throughout the year
  • Employee Discount Program

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Is Aristotle Right for You?

At Aristotle we stand by our core values.
  • We place our clients' interests first.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We achieve excellence through accountability and collaboration.
  • We empower our employees.
  • We are respectful.
  • We value community

We are looking for exceptional individuals who are intelligent, enthusiastic, and curious, someone who will contribute to our expanding business. An ideal candidate would not limit their contribution to the provided job description but would help us surpass our goals by continually finding ways to improve themselves and the firm. If you would like the stability of a successful, established company and the growth opportunities of a dynamic environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

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