HR Manager // Irvine

Location: Irvine

Position Type: Administrative

Haskell & White LLP has been providing exceptional Audit and Tax services to valued clients for over 30 years. We deliver top-tier results with the utmost accuracy. Our business is strong in an essential industry, and we have been continuing to grow. As such, we are looking to hire our first in-house HR Manager. We are searching for an energetic and focused professional to join our team and contribute to our organization’s ongoing success. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive pay, excellent benefits, and emphasis on work-life balance which makes our firm a unique setting for professional development and job satisfaction.

The HR Manager will lead and manage all functions of human resources encompassing employee relations, onboarding, retention programs and initiatives, performance appraisals and compliance with legal and regulatory agencies and company policies/directives. This role will also be instrumental in helping to further develop an engaged, high-performing culture.

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $95,000 – $110,000, depending on experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Provide strategic direction to build and develop a high-performing culture through talent management, employee reviews, training, and coaching
  • Staying up-to-date on labor laws and ensuring company compliance with federal and state laws, including those related to COVID-19 when applicable
  • Protect the interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations to minimize risk
  • Direct compliance reviews of employee handbook and assist in revising or developing other company policies and procedures
  • Coach and train managers in their communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities with the employees who report to them; make certain that managers know how to honestly, ethically and legally communicate with employees.
  • Advise and manage programs to attract and retain top talent including on-boarding, retention and development
  • Engage with employees to assess and develop ways to improve employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale, motivation and retention.
  • Act as liaison between employees and upper management to assist and manage employee relations issues
  • With the assistance of the CFO, obtain cost-effective, employee-serving benefits; monitor benefits environment for options and cost savings.


  • 5+ years HR experience supporting operational management with solid knowledge of all facets of HR, preferably in a service environment.
  • Previous experience working on small HR teams or solo highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related degree preferred
  • Significant knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Proven experience drafting and administering company employment policies; ability to recognize and initiate process improvement opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated success working with all levels in an organization
  • High level of proficiency with Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills with proven ability to work independently to drive initiatives
  • Strong project management, time management and leadership skills
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong organization skills; detail-oriented with consistent follow up

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