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Workday HRIS Analyst
McKinney,  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on August 14, 2022
Job Id #55892 Posted April 27, 2022

Job Description
Workday HRIS Analyst position is primarily responsible for partnering with the Senior HRIS Analyst to support and maintain the HRIS system, Workday in addition to supporting other systems supported by the HR department. This role serves as a technical point-of-contact for Human Resources and assists with enhancing current configuration, building new configuration, ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Responsible for creating HR reports, modeling, and projections that provide valuable insights to company leaders and aid in their decision making process.

• Evaluates and recognizes the organization’s internal business needs and identifies opportunities to best utilize the HRIS system to solve challenges and streamline processes. Makes recommendations and works diligently with the Senior HRIS Analyst and internal partners to provide solutions to meet system and business needs while consistently seeking ways to remove administrative effort from front end users. Documents processes for administrators and end users.
• Maintains HRIS system including configuration and design, maintenance, testing, and other related functions.
• Provides support for Senior HRIS Analyst including researching and resolving system problems, performing scheduled activities, and recommending solutions or alternate methods to improve work flow. 
• Designs, maintains, and supports a variety of complex reports and queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Develops standard and ad hoc reports to meet ongoing customer needs. Maintains data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data and assists with internal and external auditor inquiries and resolution of any issues encountered.
• Performs meaningful analysis and provides analysis and reporting to management to serve as a tool for decision making. Uses analytical rigor to interpret quantitative and qualitative information and draw conclusions in a logical, systematic way to present recommendations to management.
• Participates and leads special projects to improve efficiency within the department by utilizing the HRIS system. Recommends process improvements, innovative solutions, and procedure changes to management.
• Builds and cultivates strong and effective working relationships with HR Business Partners, Payroll, and Benefits and other internal customers.
• Participates in HR departmental goals, objectives, and projects to ensure an effective, sustainable, people strategy over the long-term.
• Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals.  Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. 
• Participates in staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Work Experience 
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer information systems or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of related systems or analyst experience preferred.
• Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or SHRM-CP preferred
• Experience with Workday software

Technical/Functional Competencies
• Exceptional quantitative, analytical, data mining, and project management skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of people across the organization through all channels including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication.
• Strong initiative in the development and timely completion of projects and deadlines.
• Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements.
• Strong leadership skills, exhibits sound and ethical judgment.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality guidelines.
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills. Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, lookups, etc.)
• Good problem-solving and decision making skills with ability to work well under pressure.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Able and willing to continue personal development.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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