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HR Operations Specialist

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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HR Operations Specialist



IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.


We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.


Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented HR Ops Specialist to join our dynamic Human Resources team. The HR Ops Specialist will play a crucial role in managing and executing various HR operational activities, ensuring smooth HR processes, and supporting the overall HR function. The ideal candidate should possess excellent problem-solving skills, a solid understanding of HR processes, and a passion for delivering exceptional service.


HR Systems and Data Management:

  • Assist with the maintenance and integrity of HR systems and databases, ensuring accurate and up-to-date employee records, including personal information, employment history, benefits, and performance data.
  • Collaborate with the HRIS team to identify system enhancements, resolve technical issues, and optimize HR processes through automation.

Benefits & Leave Administration:

  • Assist in the administration of employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and wellness initiatives.
  • Collaborate with external vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure smooth benefits enrollment, changes, and communications.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource for employees, providing guidance and counseling regarding various types of leaves of absence, including medical, family, and disability leaves.
  • Review and process leave requests from employees and relevant stakeholders to manage the leave process effectively and ensure Workday is updated accordingly for tracking.

Employee Lifecycle Management:

  • Coordinate and administer various HR processes related to the employee lifecycle, including onboarding, offboarding, transfers, promotions, and employee status changes.
  • Ensure compliance with local labor laws, company policies, and HR best practices throughout the employee lifecycle.
  • Facilitate the documentation and distribution of HR-related materials, such as employment contracts, offer letters, and HR policies.

HR Operations Support:

  • Serve as a point of contact for HR-related inquiries and provide timely assistance to employees, managers, and external stakeholders.
  • Support HR programs and initiatives, such as performance management, and employee engagement surveys.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of HR processes and procedures, identifying areas for streamlining and efficiency gains.

Compliance and Policy Adherence:

  • Stay up-to-date with local labor laws and regulations, ensuring HR practices and policies are compliant.
  • Collaborate with the HR team to review, develop, and update HR policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with legal requirements and best practices.
  • Conduct periodic audits and assessments to ensure adherence to policies and guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in HR Operations or a similar HR support role.
  • Strong knowledge of HR processes, policies, and best practices.
  • Workday HRIS experience required
  • Familiarity with HR systems and tools; experience with HRIS implementation is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with professionalism and discretion.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • HR certifications (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) are preferred.


To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

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