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Company: Panda Restaurant Group
Location: Rosemead, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Summary of Job Description:

The Manager, HR Compliance is responsible for ensuring the company's I-9/E-Verify, pre-employment background checking, LOA, reasonable accommodation and PTO compliance policies and processes comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This position researches and monitors changes in HR compliance requirements and informs the company.  The Manager, HR Compliance audits relevant HR functions and Operations to ensure they are following established policies and processes in compliance with the most current laws and regulations. This position manages a compliance team of professionals responsible for administering the various compliance areas, coaching and developing associates to enhance their performance.

You'll get a chance to:

  • Manage the company's HR compliance policies and programs, including I-9 and E-Verify compliance, pre-employment background checking, LOA, reasonable accommodation, PTO, etc.  
  • Effectively works with Legal, outside counsel, and other departments on compliance-related issues and on any external audits conducted by government officials.  
  • Inform leadership of any changes requiring modification of company policies and processes.  
  • Provide support on compliance-related litigation issues.
  • Audit HR functions and Operations to ensure they are following established policies and processes in compliance with the most current laws and regulations. 
  • Provide guidance to the team on compliance-related litigation or government audits.  
  • Provide guidance and training to the Support Center Leaders and Operations on compliance-related issues and processes and implements corrective action plans to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Manage a compliance team of professionals responsible for administering I-9, E-Verify, pre-employment background checking, LOA, reasonable accommodation, and PTO.  
  • Responsible for coaching and developing Compliance associates and enhancing their performance.
  • Work on ad hoc project teams to address any deficiencies in HR compliance identified and develop or modify policies and processes to ensure ongoing compliance.  
  • Conduct benchmarking to learn and adopt best practices. 
  • Develop an efficient and prompt systematic monitoring methodology for various compliance areas and builds a long-term internal control framework for both Operations and Support Center.

How we reward you:

  • Hybrid Work schedule
  • 401K with company match
  • Yearly bonus opportunity*
  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance *
  • On-site fitness center, biometric screen, and flu shot clinic
  • Discounts at Panda restaurants, theme parks, and gym memberships
  • Paid time off starting at 15 days with 7 federal holidays*
  • Continuous education assistance and scholarships*
  • Income protection including Disability, Life and AD&D insurance*
  • Bereavement leave*

*Benefits available for eligible permanent full time associates


Your background and experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business administration and/or HR
  • Minimum five years of HR experience with increasing management responsibility, preferably in a retail/hospitality environment
  • Successful completion of initial and periodically required trainings.
  • Obtaining a valid Food Handler's Card within 30 days of employment is a requirement of this position.

Panda Strong since 1983

Founded in Glendale, California, we are now the largest family-owned American Chinese Restaurant concept in America. With close to 2,000 locations globally, we continue our mission of delivering exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives. Whether it's impacting our team or the communities we work in, we're proud to be an organization that embraces family values.

You're wanted here

We value diversity in all forms and know the strength it brings. Workplace equality allows for creative ideas to blossom, diverse points of view to be heard, and improves overall happiness. We like the sound of that.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and any other basis protected by the laws which apply where we operate. Panda provides accommodations for disabilities and religious observance purposes as required by law.

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