Director, Human Resources

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Human Resources
Senior Manager/Supervisor

Who We Are:

With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Boston and Sarasota, 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 Director, of Human Resources, acts as a strategic advisor and partner to Aristotle's leadership regarding personnel matters, oversees the human resources functions of the firm, and provides strong leadership and mentorship to the human resources staff. This role requires an enthusiastic leader who is excited to help shape HR strategy for a growing firm, a strong project manager and executor with a demonstrated history of getting large initiatives across the finish line, and an empathetic people manager who will inspire the team to continue their development journeys.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and implement an HR plan that aligns with the strategic plan of the Company, resulting in innovative best practices and policies that will service the full range of the Company's HR needs to help build a high-performing culture of success, accountability, transparency, and collaboration.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations across the multiple U.S. states where Aristotle has an employee presence, including staying up to date on COVID-19 regulations.
  • Proactively manage and resolve employee relations issues; ensure manager and employee compliance with Company policies and procedures; partner with legal counsel as needed.
  • Build a culture that cultivates talent, enhances learning and development, inspires the employees, and Aristotle becomes an employer of choice.
  • Provides education and communication regarding changes in organization human resource policies and procedures and ensures proper compliance.
  • Partner with managers and team leads to address day-to-day HR matters such as employee relations, talent acquisition, performance management and training.
  • Design implement and maintain performance goal setting, related feedback processes and assessment tools to facilitate the achievement of company objectives.
  • Working with members of the HR team, continue to build out learning and development programs to support the workforce.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to organize their optimal organizational structure and human capital requirements.
  • Leads the implementation and maintenance of HR-related diversity, equity and inclusion activities throughout the Company, collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to create programs and policies that create understanding and respect of DEI concerns, including the consistent and fair application of HR policies.
  • Provide oversight for the talent management strategy including workforce planning, talent acquisition and development, and succession/pipeline management.
  • Measure and monitor industry and internal trends and the impact of key HR metrics and dashboards.
  • Evaluate HR technology and provide recommendations to drive system and process improvement.
  • Oversight of payroll processing and benefits administration.
  • Manage and provide mentorship and development to the human resources team.

What You Have:

  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in employment law, performance management, compensation, organization development, recruitment, employee relations, safety, employee engagement, and employee development.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop HR best practices and to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the executive management team that provides overall company leadership and direction, as well as working with all levels of an organization.
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee and manager coaching skills.
  • High level of written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Office365 environment. Must include knowledge of Word, Excel and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).
  • Excellent project management skills, strong analytical skills, and high level of attention to detail.
  • Self-managed, self-motivated, and comfortable operating in a changing environment.
  • Ability to protect the organization by keeping information confidential.
  • Degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organization Development or a related field, or equivalent experience, senior-level HR Certification such as SPHR or SHRM-SCP is a plus.
  • 7+ years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions in a professional services firm, preferably for an investment management company.  
  • Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations, continuing HR education, and ongoing community involvement, 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
  • 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.

Compensation Range: $210,000.00 - $225,000.00, plus discretionary bonus.

This is a hybrid role, preference is to be located within commuting distance of our Los Angeles or Newport Beach office.

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.


Note: The above description identifies the essential job functions and skills needed by the person or persons assigned to this position. These job functions and skills are not intended to be a complete and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. The information contained herein is subject to change at the company's discretion. No phone calls. No agencies or recruiters.

Aristotle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Aristotle will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. 

Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC, and Aristotle Atlantic Partners, LLC are affiliated organizations. Each is an independent investment adviser separately registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about each adviser including the investment strategies, fees and objectives can be found in their ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.


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