HR Business Partner
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in HR, engagement, learning & development, or similar
  • SHRM or PHR certification preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher level of education; or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding organizational skills, close attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task are must-haves
  • Strong data reporting and analytics skills and track record of deriving valuable insights from data
  • Proactive problem-solver capable of identifying issues, generating solutions and executing on them
  • Can work independently while also being a team player with a can-do attitude
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Partner with senior leaders across multiple departments to:
  • Develop and own employee engagement and learning & development initiatives within those departments
  • Assist with managing performance and coaching managers within those departments
  • Conduct stay interviews and assist in conducting roundtables
  • Ideate and strategize ways to improve the employee experience
  • Compile and analyze data to support HR, recruitment and senior management
  • Collaborate on employee engagement initiatives, including our wellness program, social events and more
  • Own other HR processes and initiatives as needed, such as the company newsletter, introductory reviews, and global data reporting
  • Receive and address employee inquiries regarding company policies and procedures
  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve our HR processes
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
Akuna Capital

201-500 employees

Trading firm specializing in derivatives market-making
Company Overview
Akuna Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives market making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to cutting-edge technology.
  • Generous Paid Leave Policies - Vacation leave starting at 20 days per year that increases based on tenure, flexible sick leave, primary carer’s leave starting at 12 weeks, and volunteer time off.
  • Medical & Retirement Packages - 100% coverage of monthly premiums for employees enrolled in Akuna’s BlueCross BlueShield offerings and dental and vision plans, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.
  • Wellness & Inclusion - Our employees have access to complimentary fitness and mindfulness events both in-person and virtually, as well as an in-building gym in our Chicago office. Additionally, our employee-led Culture Committee works together to continue building a healthy, positive, and inclusive work environment.
  • Continuing Education - We are proud to offer firm-wide classes through our Akuna U program, access to webinars, digital books, and case studies via Safari, opportunities to attend conferences, and tuition reimbursements to make sure you keep learning!
  • Social Events - We host happy hours, team outings and poker nights, sponsor a variety of employee-led clubs and sports teams, and offer volunteer opportunities to all employees.
  • Kitchen & Games Room - Catch up over a coffee made to order by our in-house barista and grab a bite to eat in our stocked kitchen, or challenge a fellow coworker to a friendly ping pong match in our games room!
  • Referral Bonuses - We want to reward you for helping us grow our awesome, hard-working team.
Company Core Values
  • Rapid innovation through new technologies
  • Collaborative flow of knowledge
  • A thirst for individual growth and opportunity