HRIS Analyst - Workday

HRIS Analyst - Workday
CT, Stamford

Job Description

HRIS/Workday Analyst


  • Workday implementation experience 
    • At least 1 module of workday, preferably HCM. Recruitment or Benefits is desirable too. 
  • Someone like this (Lauren pulled her in from HR to HRIS role at Sunland -- 


  • Must have HRIS experience - ideally workday
  • Must be able to do some configuration works with a partner for some configuration but would like to bring more of that in-house
  • Must understand business processes (HR/benefits/payroll) 
  • Must be a critical thinker (doesn't just follow directions, assesses requests/scenarios/system capabilities before actioning requests) 


  • Execute a variety of activities within Workday HCM, including testing upgrades, road-map initiatives and other business-as-usual processes.
  • Conduct testing in Workday Sandbox environments for areas where business process changes may need to occur, or where configuration changes are required by the business.
  • Collaborate with various HR functional areas, Payroll and IT department on system change management, data audits and HR data processing.
  • Provide data entry support for various HR driven or initiated business processes, including, but not limited to supervisory organization changes, job profile creation and other data updates.
  • Analyze, validate and audit system data, ensuring data accuracy, legal and SOX compliance.
  • Proactively manage pending system transactions and follow-up with end-users and/or respective HR team members to complete transactions accurately and within required deadlines for payroll,
  • Monitor and handle system delegation setups for task reassignments, and flag areas of concern to management for auditing purposes.
  • Work in partnership with HR team and Payroll to ensure payroll interface timelines are adhered to and payroll interfaces from Workday are run on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Ensure integrations to/from Workday are operational and received by carriers based on scheduled runs, and review/partner with HR subject matter experts to audit feedback files received from carriers.
  • Run a variety of reports for the HR team and the senior management, including employee master data reports, executive dashboards, recruiting dashboards, etc.
  • Provide direction and feedback to end-users on Workday issues through monitoring of the Workday Support Inbox and other avenues of escalation.
  • Create and/or maintain various Workday/HRIS process workflows.


  • 5+ years of related HRIS/HR experience.
  • Workday HCM experience preferred.
  • Payroll experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team-oriented, but also able to work well independently.
  • Able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Bachelor degree required.

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