Job Req #: 19-02367
Job Description: Workday Configuration Analyst
Location: Greenwood Village, CO
Position Type: FTE/Direct Hire
The Ascent Services Group is looking for a Workday Configuration Analyst to join one of our clients in South Denver for a permanent position. The ideal candidate will have a background supporting Workday portals with direct experience supporting the payroll configuration.
Based out of our client’s home office, in Greenwood Village, CO, the Support and Development Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting HR and Legal applications, processes, and projects. The Support and Development Systems Analyst will be the primary support point ensuring data accuracy and a seamless implementation of Workday features i.e. Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, Talent Management, Security functions and features; assist the team with data gathering, testing, and communication throughout the implementation. In addition, this position will support Kronos time and attendance functions, and external learning management and talent acquisition systems and their integrations. The incumbent will work closely with the IT Business Relationship Director to ensure proactive support and maintenance of all applications, testing system changes as part of go-live activities, creating supporting documentation, and identifying business process needs for maintaining and sharing information.
Perform functional consulting with Payroll, HR, Talent, Legal and Restaurant Operations as well as other departments to understand current and future demands
Gather, document, validate requirements, and translate requirements into system designs followed by testing the developed functionality
Act as a Functional Expert and Power User to the organization in all Payroll/HCM applications including Workday and Kronos
Demonstrate ability to pay persistent attention to detail, while maintaining an overall view of the situation and the “big picture”
Ensure documentation is current on all new and existing HR and Legal applications and processes
Load, manipulate, audit, and report on data and make complex mass changes, conversions, or other direct data updates to data, as considered necessary. Establish and monitor processes to assess the quality of data and monitor the use of data throughout the organization
Propose, document, and implement new or revised processes to improve data integrity and promote the consistent use of data
Assist with broadening internal knowledge of Workday configuration through knowledge transfer training and documentation
Actively participate in the Workday Community, training and regional user groups to ensure awareness of current trends and innovation
Act as tier one - three support for end-users who are experiencing difficulties in using HR/Legal systems. Research and identify the root causes for problems and own their resolution
Provide frequent and clear communications regarding the status of initiatives, keeping stakeholders informed of changes and work that is in progress
Be resourceful in a fast-paced environment
1. What are the NEED’s to have of this position?
a. Workday or other HRIS platform configuration experience
b. Security, business process configuration highly preferred
c. Enjoy working with HR via IT
2. What are the NICE to haves of this position?
a. Payroll configuration experience/desire to learn this
b. Agile, sprint environment
3. What does a typical day in the life look like?
a. Combo of ticket support and project works
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in related field
5 – 7 years HR Systems experience-Workday preferred
Minimum of 2 years of Workday configuration experience
Workday payroll configuration expertise highly desirable
Proven reporting and analytical skills
Broad experience with multiple HRIS systems, including HR, Payroll, Time and Attendance and other ERP applications. Workday, Kronos Workforce Timekeeper 7.0 or higher preferred
Strong knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources and payroll functions.
Consulting or Services experience and a demonstrated ability to apply systems knowledge to solve business issues within HR/Payroll practices.
Knowledge of process re-engineering and change management is preferred.
Able to work independently and excel in a collaborative environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with Workday modules – HCM, Recruiting, Onboarding, Compensation, Performance, Talent, and Benefits preferred
Excellent customer service skills including timely and well thought-out problem resolution
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with all levels of employees and management with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both a technical audience and business users
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple requests
Ability to work in a diverse, fast paced environment and effectively collaborate across teams
Solid Technical Skills Thorough knowledge and understanding of all HR Processes and Workflow
Working knowledge of Workday report writing, EIBs and calculated fields a plus
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