People Business Partner | SmartAsset | $100-$125k | Remote (United States)

People Business Partner | SmartAsset | $100-$125k | Remote (United States)

100,000 - 125,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: August 9, 2024
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Job Description

About SmartAsset:

SmartAsset is an online destination for consumer-focused financial information and advice that powers SmartAdvisor, a national marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors. Reaching approximately 75 million people each month (as of Sept. 2021) through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset’s mission is to help people make smart financial decisions. Ranked on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ lists of fastest growing companies in 2021, SmartAsset closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator’s list of Top 100 Companies of all time and Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2020.

About The Job:

This year presents an exciting and interesting opportunity to scale people, processes, and develop management capability effectively in a constantly evolving business context. We’re looking for a passionate People Business Partner to be a trusted partner to our leaders and their teams, advising and coaching on all aspects of people management – Leadership Development, Organization Design, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, etc. This role will play a critical part in building management capability by educating and training managers on employee life cycle processes and people management.

With plans to grow across the company this year, there is an excellent opportunity for impact. You will join a People function that is also in a build mode and racing to get ahead of the needs of the business on the people front. It’s an exciting opportunity to lead and learn in a fast-paced setting with a group of smart and passionate people!


Strategic People Planning:

  • Lead the development and execution of People Strategies in alignment with organizational goals and overall business strategy.
  • Drive the integration of People initiatives with broader business objectives.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to optimize organizational effectiveness through strategic HR practices.

Employee Relations:

  • Serve as the first point of contact and a trusted advisor to employees (triaging and escalating when appropriate, providing guidance and support on a wide range of professional and personal issues.
  • Implement strategies to enhance employee experience and foster a culture of open communication and collaboration.
  • Develop and maintain effective channels for employee feedback and issue resolution, ensuring a positive work environment.

Talent Management:

  • Provide guidance to managers on career pathing and leveling, skill and professional development alongside the Director, People Business Partners.
  • Drive initiatives to attract, retain, and develop top talent, including talent acquisition, career development, and succession planning.
  • Partner with the Director, People Business Partners to assess and address talent needs and gaps.

Performance Management:

  • Collaborate with both the Director, People Business Partners and functional managers to design and implement performance management processes aligned with organizational objectives.
  • Provide coaching and support to managers on performance feedback, goal setting, and development planning.
  • Help foster a culture of continuous improvement and accountability through effective performance management practices.

Employee Engagement:

  • Develop and implement strategies that enhance employee engagement and promote a positive company culture.
  • Drive initiatives to gather and act upon employee feedback, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and values.
  • Foster open communication channels between leadership and employees, facilitating the development and execution of action plans based on valuable employee feedback
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to create a more inclusive workplace.

Learning and Development:

  • Assist with identifying and assessing organizational learning needs and develop strategies to address skill gaps and enhance employee capabilities.
  • Work with the Director, People Business Partners to design and deliver impactful learning programs that support professional growth and development.

Change Management:

  • Provide guidance and support to employees and managers during periods of change, fostering resilience and adaptability.

Data Analysis:

  • Identify trends and insights from People data to inform strategic initiatives and drive organizational performance.
  • Utilize advanced analytics and metrics to drive data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement.

Skills / Experience You Have:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years of previous HR/People Business Partner experience
  • Strong understanding of HR processes including management/leadership development, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Previous experience in designing and implementing management/leadership development programs and/or learning and development initiatives preferred
  • Business savvy; can quickly develop the business sense to offer relevant solutions
  • Highly adaptable, action-oriented, and solutions-focused.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that balances being assertive and humble – can overcome resistance and effectively manage change.
  • Ability to operate tactically and strategically, driving results.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.
  • A positive can-do attitude; can navigate through the challenges and find solutions and will adapts quickly to feedback

Available Benefits and Perks:

All roles at SmartAsset are currently and will remain remote – flexibility to work from anywhere in the Contiguous US.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision – multiple packages available based on your individualized needs
  • Life/AD&D Insurance – basic coverage at 100% company paid, additional supplemental available
  • Supplemental Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • FSA: Medical and Dependant Care
  • 401K
  • Equity packages for each role
  • Time Off: Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Financial Literacy Mentoring Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Home Office Stipend

SmartAsset is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, Washington, and New York City residents* $100,000-$125,000 base salary + RSUs + benefits.

Salary at SmartAsset is determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the contiguous United States.

Location: United States (Remote)