Talent Operations Associate


Irvine, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 01/04/2021
  • Website: acorns.com
  • Company Address: 19900 MacArthur Blvd Suite 400, Irvine, CA, 92612

About Acorns

Acorns is a finance company that allows individuals to round up purchases and automatically invest the change. The proprietary financial engine allows customers to round up spare change from everyday purchases and invest these sub-dollar amounts into a professionally managed portfolio of index funds. One needs to connect any credit or debit card and a checking account, then spend money as usually to watch its portfolio grow with the market.

Job Description

At Acorns, we're building a different kind of investing experience - one that looks after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming. The Acorns team is passionate about pursuing our mission and living our values. It all begins with Heart. Our Heart leads us in everything we do. It allows us to make bold decisions, build trust, grow and find a way. Come find your place at Acorns and join us in the revolution. 

Acorns is seeking a Talent Operations Associate to join the Talent Acquisition team. As our Operations Associate, you’ll contribute to the overall success of the talent team by supporting all aspects of the recruiting process including: scheduling, general logistics and vendor management, and analysis of core recruitment data. 

You will play a critical role in providing a world-class candidate experience in addition to leveraging HR and talent insights to drive operational efficiencies.

This role has the option to be remote or based in our Irvine office.

You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionately about Acorns' mission, vision and values, please apply.  

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Gain a strong understanding of Acorns’ talent acquisition strategy. 
  • Learn our applicant tracking system, Greenhouse, including: requisition approval, formating interview panels, and moving candidates through appropriate workflows. 
  • Partner with recruiters and hiring team to coordinate phone screens, virtual interview panels, and interview debriefs. 
  • Become acquainted with Talent Acquisition’s KPIs, data, and reporting needs. 

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Oversee all scheduling coordination and logistics for candidate interviews. 
  • Perform administrative tasks and manage ad hoc situations related to recruitment initiatives, events, and programs.
  • Empower strategic recruiting decisions by providing ongoing reporting and insights to hiring teams, HR, and recruitment leaders. 

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Be an ambassador for the Talent Acquisition team and Acorns. 
  • Become a subject matter expert on Talent Acquisition metrics and data; Demonstrate a deep understanding of innovative reporting and performance insights that align with business needs.
  • Collaborate on special projects to drive the Talent team forward in exceeding goals and ensuring we hire exceptional talent. 

What you will bring to Acorns:

  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-through
  • An analytical eye, with a love for gleaning insights from data
  • The ability to execute on a diverse set of tasks with a high level of excellence and urgency
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for people and being part of a highly engaged team
  • Prior experience working within HR or Talent Acquisition a plus

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Corporate gym access
  • Daily breakfast, weekly team lunches, and an endless supply of snacks
  • Numerous career possibilities that allow you to grow with Acorns
  • Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission and our customers.
  • The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.

About Acorns:

Acorns is the leading micro-investing app in the U.S. It allows users to round up their daily purchases and automatically Invest the Change® into a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds offered by some of the world's top asset managers (including Vanguard and BlackRock). Founded in Newport Beach, Calif., by father and son team Walter and Jeff Cruttenden, Acorns provides a simple entry-point using the Acorns app on iPhone or Android. Customers accumulate fractional shares in one of five portfolios constructed by world-renowned Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns' smart portfolio algorithms automatically work in the background of life, helping users build wealth naturally, pennies at a time. From Acorns mighty oaks do grow.

Mission: With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing. 

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Acorns believes diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental obligations that strengthen our team. We need a diverse, multi-disciplinary team to build a meaningful company and culture.


  1. Lead with heart
  2. Make bold decisions 
  3. Always build trust
  4. Never stop growing 
  5. Advance our society

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