Promontory Financial Group, LLC

Human Resources Specialist

Job Location CA-ON-Markham
# of Openings
Human Resources


Firm Overview

Promontory Financial Group Canada, an IBM Company, offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for and commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. We are looking for exceptional individuals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.

Promontory Financial Group Canada, an IBM Company, is a leading risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm focusing on the financial services industry. Our professionals possess unparalleled experience and insight gained through roles in the financial services industry, government, regulatory agencies, and law enforcement, and excel at helping our clients manage risks resolve critical issues in today’s heightened regulatory climate.


Position Overview

Reporting to a Human Resources Business Partner, the Human Resources Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the human resources function for 100+ employees in our Markham location, including, but not limited to: talent acquisition, new hire onboarding, payroll, benefits inquiries and staff departures and off-boarding.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the staffing requisition process, including internal and external job postings; execute sourcing strategy for all positions to ensure appropriate applicant quality and quantity.
  • Screen resumes for fit, manage the interview process, coordinate and participate in open-house interview days.
  • Partner with management on the candidate selection process, salary recommendations and draft and extend offers of employment.
  • Facilitate the new hire onboarding process, working with both managers and candidates to ensure timely completion of all process steps.
  • Report weekly new hires to internal teams, including IT and Finance, for successful on boarding
  • Monitor headcount against open requirements and maintain employee rosters.
  • Serve as primary contact for HR-related inquires and problem resolution.
  • Coordinate benefits and payroll administration with outsource providers.
  • Process payroll and payroll changes.
  • Assist in facilitating the performance management process.
  • Coordinates all aspects of employee off-boarding activities and paperwork.
  • Prepare human resources management reporting and weekly updates.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Five (5) or more years of human resources experience with a focus on staffing and recruitment.  Experience with high volume staffing strongly preferred.
  • General knowledge/proficiency in benefits, payroll, employee relations, performance management and Canadian employment law.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management.  
  • Strong customer-focus orientation and follow-up.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.


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