Talent Acquisition Specialist at United Capital Financial Partners
Dallas, TX, US

Job description



Under general supervision, supports full life cycle recruiting including sourcing, networking, interviewing, and hiring. Works with hiring managers to onboard top talent across all positions throughout the organization and ensures a positive candidate experience. Develops and oversees hiring and talent acquisition programs as well as manages social media aspects of the recruiting process. Oversees and secures third-party staffing agreements and works with department heads on recruiting strategies to quickly fill positions.  




The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional position-specific duties and/or duties that are outside the specific functions that are listed.


  • Coordinates with Hiring Manager and Human Resources to develop job descriptions to ensure accuracy of essential job duties, qualifications, experience and skills are properly identified for each position within assigned area.

  • Drafts and posts ads for specific openings throughout the organization; reviews resumes and forwards viable candidates to hiring manager or HR Business Partner; schedules interviews.

  • Sources potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks).

  • Conducts pre-screening interviews as appropriate, schedules and participates in on-site interviews as required. Conducts post interview meetings with the hiring manager to select candidate for hire.

  • Conducts background checks, using Third Party resource when appropriate, including but not limited to credit checks, criminal conviction records, education and employment verification; advise AVP of Human Resources of results.

  • Identifies, implements and oversees solutions for applicant tracking.

  • Establishes talent pipelines for key positions.

  • Negotiates offers with candidates, prepares offer letters, and initiates the onboarding experience for all new hires.

  • Develops structure, processes and procedures around the recruitment and onboarding process

  • Maintains supply of New Hire packets, compliant in each state of operation.

  • Partners with Marketing to coordinate employer branding initiatives.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or related field combined with 3 years of Recruiting / Talent Acquisition experience, including full cycle recruiting, third party staffing agreements, general employment law compliance, in a multi-state environment OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Knowledge of:

  • Current federal, state, and local labor law for multiple states, including California;

  • Knowledge of federal and state protected leaves of absence laws;

  • Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) at an intermediate level; Google Apps is highly desired.

  • HR operations within the financial industry is a plus.


Required Skills in:


  • Providing exceptional customer service to field offices, departments, managers, and employees.

  • Effectively prioritizing and maintaining attention to detail within a fast-paced environment.

  • Monitoring and staying up to date regarding multi-state labor laws.

  • Accurately inputting, updating, and maintaining employee information in the Company’s (HRIS) system.

  • Compiling / extracting data and generating a variety of regular and human resource related reports.

  • Working independently and collaboratively to add value to the P&O Department.