Senior Human Resources Business Partner (Operations)

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Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer.

Paylocity is an award-winning provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, offering the most complete platform for the modern workforce. The company has become one of the fastest-growing HCM software providers worldwide by offering an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses automate and streamline HR and payroll processes, attract and retain talent, and build a strong workplace culture.  

While traditional HR and payroll providers automate basic HR processes such as payroll and benefits administration, Paylocity goes further by developing tools that HR and businesses need to compete for talent and deliver against the expectations of the modern workforce. 

We give our employees what they need to succeed, including great benefits and perks! We offer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) match, as well as perks that support you, your family, and your finances. And if it’s career development you desire, we provide that, too! At Paylocity, people matter most and have always been at the heart of our business.  

There are jobs and then there are careers. Since 1997, Paylocity has been hiring talented people, giving them big challenges, and providing the right resources to help them succeed. Our award-winning culture ensures all employees feel truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves. While other companies talk about it, we make it happen. Join Paylocity and launch your career!  

Position Overview 

The Senior Human Resources Business Partner will strategically coach and consult with the functional business unit leadership to find the most effective address business needs. This individual will be responsible for deployment of HR programs and will serve as a consultant to all levels within the organization, serving as a business and employee advocate.  

The Sr. HR Business Partner will work directly with Director and VP level Leadership regarding change initiatives, performance decisions/actions, talent management and development, retention and engagement, employee communication, diversity and various other HR programs in support of achieving business goals. 

Primary Responsibilities  

The below represents the primary duties of the position, others may be assigned as needed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Collaborate with senior management to align HR objectives with the overall business strategy. 
  • Build strong relationships with business leaders to understand their needs and drive productivity through HR support and consultation 
  • Continuously develop business acumen to provide HR consultation that is tied to business objectives 
  • Develop and implement HR strategies, processes, and programs to support organizational goals. 
  • Lead initiatives related to organizational design, restructuring, and change management. 
  • Identify talent gaps and develop plans to address them through talent attraction, training, and succession planning. 
  • Foster a culture of employee engagement, inclusion, and diversity within the organization. 
  • Develop and implement performance management processes to proactively address performance and development needs. 
  • Co-design and facilitate leadership development programs to build managerial capabilities within the organization. 
  • Serve as an advisor to leadership and employees on HR-related issues and concerns. 
  • Mediate conflicts and facilitate resolution across multiple levels within the organization. 
  • Continuously improve HR processes and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. 
  • Partner with other functional areas such as Talent Management, Learning & Development, Finance, IT, and Operations to address cross-functional issues and initiatives. 
  • Act as a change agent within the organization, driving cultural and organizational change initiatives. 
  • Lead or participate in strategic HR projects such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, or new initiatives. 

Education and Experience 

  • 7+ years of experience across HR Generalist and Specialist areas & 3+ years supporting one or more executives (at the top 3 levels of an organization) 
  • Executive presence: resilience, consultative style, & ability to articulate complex ideas into simple terms 
  • Progressive approach to HR practices 
  • Experience supporting technology or digital organizations 
  • Experience leading or partnering with Org Design/Org Effectiveness, Talent Management, Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Total Rewards 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, HR, Behavioral Sciences or related field 
  • Well-developed industry knowledge, market insight, and proven enterprise thinking 
  • Demonstrable experience developing partnerships with business leaders, particularly in helping them manage significant organizational change during periods of realignment and growth 
  • Holding HR professional certifications (PHR or SHRM-CP) preferred 
  • Travel up to 25%

Paylocity is an equal-opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We recruit, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. At Paylocity, we believe diversity makes us better. 

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, culture, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion or spiritual belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. We actively cultivate these differences through our employee resource groups (ERGs), employee experiences, perspectives, talents, and approaches to drive innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. 

We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact accessibility@paylocity.com. 

This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position is $98,000- $135,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual bonus and restricted stock unit grant based on individual performance in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here . Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via www.paylocity.com/careers.


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At Paylocity, “We” is what makes us different. We are committed to fostering a culture that honors diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds, knowing that each makes us stronger and collectively unbeatable together. We actively cultivate these differences as we engage each other in driving innovation in the software and services we provide our customers. Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.