HR Business Partner

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 120,000-140,000 Annually
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About Clear Street:

Clear Street is modernizing the brokerage ecosystem. Founded in 2018, Clear Street is a diversified financial services firm replacing the legacy infrastructure used across capital markets.

We started from scratch by building a completely cloud-native clearing and custody system designed for today’s complex, global market. Clear Street’s proprietary prime brokerage platform adds significant efficiency to the market, while focusing on minimizing risk, redundancy, and cost for clients. Our goal is to create a single source-of-truth platform for every asset class, in every country, and in any currency.

By combining highly-skilled product and engineering talent with seasoned finance professionals, we’re building the essentials to compete in today’s fast-paced markets.

The Team:

The People team is a small team of highly motivated and collaborative individuals on a mission to create and evolve a world class HR function here at Clear Street.  As Clear Street grows, our team is scaling the infrastructure that touches every aspect of the employee lifecycle. The team is currently composed of People Operations professionals that look after a variety of HR functions and Recruiting.  As we continue to evolve how we deliver for our employees, we are adding our first HR Business Partner (HRBP) to the People team.  

The Role:

The HRBP will partner with client groups at Clear Street that are passionate about our mission and our people.  We want to continue to build a collaborative culture and that starts with our people.  The role will focus on delivering a wide range of HR services to our internal client groups that will help our leadership drive outstanding results through our most valuable asset.  


  • Partner with managers on organizational planning, performance management, employee engagement and development, team effectiveness, and developing best practices to promote employee engagement
  • Support and coach managers in the areas of employee relations and other employment-related workplace issues
  • Serve as a main point of contact for employees and management to address and resolve workplace issues, conflicts, and concerns fairly and objectively
  • Manage the full 90 day onboarding program – from preboarding, induction and 30 / 90 day check ins.
  • Manage all aspects of employee learning and development, including planning and delivering programs to ensure employee development and competency.
  • Facilitate and drive key annual processes including goal setting and performance review process, promotion and talent management.
  • Participate in HR cross-functional and global projects
  • Work with the Chief People Officer to execute on new and ongoing initiatives such as performance management and goal setting. 
  • Provide regular reports on key HR metrics, identifying trends and recommending action plans as needed.
  • Partner with People Operations to help assess and manage immigration cases for employees
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned


  • At least four (4) years working in human resources, specifically employee relations and learning and development within a FinTech or financial services firm
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred
  • Prior experience interacting with both senior leadership and their teams, should have a strong desire to be client facing as well as tactical
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, negotiation, conflict resolution, and organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills along with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity and discretion
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize for dealing with competing priorities
  • Thorough understanding of state laws concerning labor relations
  • Certification in HR or a related field (e.g., PHR, SHRM-CP)
  • Values being in the office and working with team and stakeholders, thrives in a highly visible role
  • Experience working at a company that has at least 500+ employees across more than one location in both the US and globally

We Offer: 

The Base Salary Range for this role is $120,000 - $140,000. This range is representative of the starting base salaries for this role at Clear Street. Where a candidate falls in this range will be based on job related factors such as relevant experience, skills, and location. This range represents Base Salary only, which is just one element of Clear Street's total compensation. The range stated does not include other factors of total compensation such as bonuses or equity.

At Clear Street, we offer competitive compensation packages, company equity, 401k matching, gender neutral parental leave, and full medical, dental and vision insurance. Our belief has always been that we are better as a business when we are all together in person. As such, beginning on January 2, 2023, we are requiring employees to be in the office 4 days per week. In-office benefits include lunch stipends, fully stocked kitchens, happy hours, a great location, and amazing views.

Our top priority is our people. We’re continuously investing in a culture that promotes collaboration. We help each other through challenges and celebrate each other's successes. We believe that modern workplaces succeed by virtue of having high-performance workforces that are diverse — in ideas, in cultures, and in experiences. We put in the effort to make such a workplace a daily reality and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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Located in the heart of the Financial District with entrances to the Oculus.

An Insider's view of Clear Street

What are some social events your company does?

The Women's Club of Clear Street is a monthly employee resource group where we provide a time for the women and allies of our company to connect and engage in meaningful discussion. We're really trying to create a support network for the current and future women of Clear Street.


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How does the company support your career growth?

At Clear Street, everyone wants to succeed both individually and as a company. I have the rare opportunity to work towards building a business from the ground up. Plus, I’m working alongside some of the best people in the industry.


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What are Clear Street Perks + Benefits

Clear Street Benefits Overview

In addition to a startup culture with collaborative teammates and advancement opportunities, there are many other great perks when you join Clear Street. Employees receive competitive incentive packages, a 401k match, and options for full medical, dental and vision insurance. We also offer generous vacation time and flexible work schedules. For those working in our New York, San Diego, Tampa, and Chicago offices, perks include a lunch stipend, fully stocked kitchens, happy hours and amazing views.

Partners with nonprofits
Clear Street has partnered with Non Profits such as Dress for Success, Feed the Frontlines, and Code Nation.
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Documented equal pay policy
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Clear Street employees can contribute up to an FSA.
Disability insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental insurance
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of expenses, annually.
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
We host a Wellness Week in the 4 World Trade Center Office. We also have Yoga series where we host yoga at 5 pm in the 4 World Trade Center Office.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Clear Street matches contributions of up to 2% of our employees' salaries.
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
$18 in Doordash credit and catered lunch on Fridays.
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
We provide free breakfast options daily. Employees are also given $15 per day to order lunch through our Seamless account Monday through Thursday. On Friday, we offer a pizza lunch, enjoyed together.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Mother's room
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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