HRIS Operations Analyst

Job Description

This entry level HRIS position will primarily be responsible for day-to-day HRIS administrative support tasks to ensure compliance and accuracy of data entry into our HCM system (Workday). This position will also provide level 1 production support, assist in HRIS testing and handle general deduction set ups. The successful candidate will have general knowledge and experience in HRIS.

  • Help ensure overall data accuracy (via proactive and ah-hoc review)
  • Develop Workday HCM production support skillsets to include user support, system support, monitoring end-user data input, identifying control opportunities and implementing solutions, and resolving user issues.
  • Analyze transactions to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the downstream impacts to other Workday modules.
  • Responsible for resolving production support tickets as well as analyzing and reporting of production support efforts.
  • Responsible for accurately processing general deduction transactions for business units using Workday HCM.
  • Uphold exceptional data quality and integrity standards by establishing and maintaining processing controls and data integrity audits.
  • Assist in identifying and resolving technical or process issues impacting HR data integrity.
  • Participate in the semi-annual Workday system update process, implementation of new functionality and various HCM projects.
  • Provide back up support in processing employment and income verifications accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Continue to grow knowledge base and skill set by partnering with HRIS Analysts on common objectives.

  • Required: 2 years of experience in an HR transactional processing
  • Preferred: 2+ years of HRIS Experience
  • Preferred: Experience in Workday HCM
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of HR functions
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, macros) to include proficiency in spreadsheet analysis
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain data and findings to a non-technical audience.
  • Must be detail oriented with high degree of accuracy and have the ability to multi-task
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.


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