Senior Compliance Manager - HR Compliance Policies, Monitoring and Reporting

Date:  May 24, 2024

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


Our mission is to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, create the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We own and operate the most renowned destination resorts in the world as well as regional and local ski areas outside major cities, and connect them all through one unrivaled network. We are looking for ambitious leaders, innovators and creators to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Senior Manager Compliance - HR Compliance Policies, Monitoring and Reporting


Vail Resorts is looking for a Senior Manager Compliance - HR Compliance Policies, Monitoring and Reporting, reporting to the Vice President Compliance. This individual is responsible for monitoring changes to all labor employment regulations, updating and/or creating new policies and monitoring and reporting on HR compliance controls and metrics. This individual will design HR compliance risk assessments, and support the HR Compliance team and functions with risk assessment execution, risk prioritization and development of controls to drive compliance with regulations. The Sr. Manager Compliance also leads reporting of municipal, state and federal labor employment reporting requirements. This position works collaboratively with Labor Employment Law, HR Compliance and HR functions to align on priorities and drive compliance throughout the organization, and has one direct report. This individual is a member of the Compliance Leadership Team and supports broader compliance initiatives, as needed.


Job Specifications

  • Outlet: Hybrid - Broomfield
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time
  • The budgeted range starts at $99,900 - $135,120 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes the HR Compliance Policies, Monitoring and Reporting strategy and annual work plan, aligned with legal regulatory requirements and risks.
  • Prepares and executes on a prioritized list of initiatives for each fiscal year.
  • Develops and implements an HR Compliance Risk Assessment, aligned to the enterprise risk model.
  • Conducts regulatory horizon scanning on a continuous basis to identify changes in federal, state, provincial and local regulations and employment laws that affect the company.
  • Responsible for HR Compliance policy updates and/or development to support regulatory changes.
  • Partners with HR Compliance and HR functions to drive policy changes and consults on process, procedure and control development.
  • Owns the Company’s Team Member Handbook and updates.
  • Develops and maintains HR Compliance monitoring and auditing plan.
  • Conducts compliance audits on HR compliance policies and procedures and drafts audit reports on results and remediation recommendations. Monitors known risks, internal control effectiveness, and the remediation of process deficiencies.
  • Identifies and discusses emerging compliance issues with leadership and develops and presents compliance reporting to stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Partners with the HR Compliance, Legal and Business Operations Teams to prioritize and respond to regulatory compliance matters.
  • Supports compliance training drafting and delivery.
  • Manages team in accordance with Company’s talent philosophy and values.
  • As a member of the Compliance Leadership Team, supports broader compliance initiatives, as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • JD preferred
  • At least 7+ years in a HR Compliance, Auditing, Labor Employment or Consulting with at least 4+ years of experience focused on HR compliance, employment law, employee relations or related functional expertise.
  • Experience leading multi-functional teams with members that are not direct reports.
  • 2 years’ experience and success in supervising and motivating team members.
  • Clear and concise oral and written English language communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Practical and creative problem analysis and resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong executive “presence” and the ability to quickly gain the confidence of clients, enhanced by a strong sense of team and outstanding people skills.
  • Integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values, including proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments and prioritize work assignments as needed to meet client needs.
  • A high level of passion and self-motivation.

Preferred Skills

  • PHR /SPHR or SHRM-CP, preferred
  • JD, preferred
  • Proficient in MS Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint and Tableau
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience working in Teams and SmartSheets a plus


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $99,900 - $135,120 + annual bonus. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Vail Resorts offers a ‘Hybrid’ work environment for Broomfield-based roles where employees must live within 50 miles of the Broomfield office and work on-site Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and have flexibility to work off-site on Mondays and Fridays.


Please note that the ability to work in person or off-site, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work or off-site work at any time in its sole discretion. 


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  499956
Reference Date: 02/01/2024 
Job Code Function: Compliance 
Job Type: Hybrid- Broomfield 

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