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HR Compliance Specialist

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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RKT Holdings is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we’ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you’ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you’re at in your career. You’ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Companies has to offer!

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, risk management or related field
  • 5 years’ of experience supporting human resources and/or employment law matters
  • 3 years’ of experience devising compliance strategies and increasing the knowledge level of other key stakeholders through training and presentations
  • Ability to determine data needed and understand the sensitive nature of the information being requested and shared
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment practices, and federal and multi-state employment laws, including an understanding of the state/municipal regulatory framework required to ensure corporate compliance with employment laws
  • Skill at distilling abstract concepts into clear, simple terms coupled with effective advice

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor of Law (JD)
  • 2 of experience in HR compliance, employment law or related field
  • Human Resources background with audit experience
  • Understanding of HR systems from a compliance perspective
  • Experienced in creating standard operating procedures and process documents for testing Human Capital Management systems.

Job Summary

As an HR Compliance Specialist, you'll ensure adherence to laws and regulations across various HR functions. You'll partner with legal and HR experts to develop and oversee compliance and risk mitigation strategies towards the fostering of a culture of organizational compliance and ethics.


  • Establish and execute periodic audits of existing HR policies, ensuring remediation where potential compliance issues arise
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments of HR processes, documentation and practices to identify areas of non-compliance or potential risk and develop strategies to mitigate risks
  • Coordinate with internal counsel and senior leadership to develop and implement compliance testing or auditing procedures
  • Implement audit processes across the Human Resource function, ensuring ongoing periodic review of existing and new processes built across the team
  • Facilitate any change in procedures and/or systems in support of federal, state, and municipal or other jurisdictional requirements
  • Partner with internal counsel to monitor changes in employment laws, regulations and industry standards to ensure our policies and practices remain compliant
  • Consult with counsel to understand legal requirements based on new and/or existing laws and communicate any necessary updates to relevant stakeholders
  • Provide guidance on risk management practices to relevant stakeholders on the HR team
  • Develop policies, practices and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization
  • Oversee the development of compliance-related training sessions on a variety of HR compliance requirements, ethical standards and best practices
  • Drive initiatives that address regulatory requirements that are aligned with team member life cycle events including recruiting, onboarding, team member development, team member experience, and off-boarding (team member moves and departures)
  • Manage document retention compliance and workflows.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records related to HR Compliance activities including conducting audits, creating/updating policies/handbooks and practices, tracking to ensure required training is assigned and completed, and submitting required government reports
  • Assist on employment-related legal team projects, as needed

Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.

Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group. We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members.

Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We offer opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search, application for employment, or interview, please visit our FAQ page at for details on how to contact our team.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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