Careers Human Resources Associate


Position Title: Human Resources Associate
Employer: Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc.
Location: Carlsbad, California
Reporting to:  Sarah-Jane Martin, Associate General Counsel and Director of Human Resources
Date Posted: March 8, 2021     

Sprott Inc. is an alternative asset manager and a global leader in precious metal investments with $17.4 billion in assets under management. Sprott is dedicated to providing investors with specialized investment strategies that include exchange listed products, lending, managed equities and brokerage. We also partner with natural resource companies to meet their capital needs through our merchant banking and resource lending activities. Sprott is based in Toronto and has offices in New York, California, Connecticut, London and Vancouver.

Position Description

We are seeking a full-time employee who will be responsible for rendering services in the position of Human Resources Associate for all our U.S. employees.  This position will be based in our Carlsbad, California office and will collaborate with the Human Resources team based in Toronto, Canada.     

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date human resources files, records and documentation for all U.S. employees;
  • Ensuring compliance with Federal, State and local employment laws and ordinances;
  • Time tracking, including collecting time and attendance records and tracking paid time off;
  • Coordinating training sessions and seminars;
  • Assisting with U.S. recruitment, including preparing job postings, scheduling and assisting with interviews, performing reference/background checks and preparing employment agreements and other required documentation;
  • Assisting with the roll-out and implementation of new human resources programs;
  • Facilitating employee engagement and retention;
  • Onboarding and off boarding tasks;
  • Liaising with the payroll and benefits team in Toronto;
  • Updating policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance and best practice;
  • Facilitating the performance review process;
  • Collaborating with immigration counsel on employees statuses and eligibilities; and
  • Acting as the first point of contact for all U.S. employees with human resource related issues.

Position Requirements

  • A degree in human resources is preferred;
  • 5+ years of experience in human resources is required;
  • Knowledge of Federal and California employment laws and regulations required;
  • Knowledge of New York and Connecticut employment laws and regulations an asset;
  • Full understanding of human resources functions and best practices;
  • Effective human resource administration and people management skills;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills & organizational ability; and
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at  with the position title (Human Resources Associate) in the subject line.  Sprott is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sprott welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Please let us know if we can provide disability-related accommodations to support your participation in Sprott’s recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates as determined by Sprott will be contacted. Sprott does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or phone calls.


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