Job #: 1801

Title: HRIS Analyst


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $75,000 to $100,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    Sr. HRIS Analyst – Payroll

    Creates and updates payroll procedures and provides analysis of payroll operations, globally. Responsible for the implementation, verification and support of all software upgrades to Workday and other systems supporting payroll.  Instrumental in the design, implementation and support of new Workday Payroll functionality, particularly around both internal and external integrations.  Performs Workday system analysis and consulting with technology team members and other stakeholders to offer solutions using best practices.  Provides functional support to the technical team in systems development and resolves production issues and defects reported to ensure timeliness of wage payments.  Provides system expertise, addresses risks and issues through effective contingency plans, proper escalation; prepares project schedules, and ensures requirements are addressed during enhancements/process re-engineering.  Develops systems standards and procedures to promote efficiency and effectiveness.  Responsible for Workday Payroll Integrations and error log as the Workday Pro (Payroll).  Responsible for  various interfaces such as time tracking, check printing, W2 and tax filing.  Assists with employee training and work performance during upgrade testing and on special projects.  Responsible for updating and maintaining all facets of Tax component of payroll software system.   Responsible for W2 process including updating, reconciliation and distribution to all applicable attorneys and professional staff firm-wide.  Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.  Manages Firm resources responsibly.  Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Thorough working knowledge of Workday Payroll processing with strong technical abilities to create custom reports, research out-of-balances, troubleshoot issues
    Thorough working knowledge with Workday implementation, support and maintenance projects
    Knowledge of state and federal wage and tax laws and overtime requirements
    Intermediate to Advanced skills in Excel (VLOOKUP, Formulas, Pivots)
    Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, strong analytical and communication skills
    Excellent project management skills and the ability to collaborate with management and others in the company
    Ability to lead a team of resources in support of both project and production environment
    Makes sound decisions on routine matters in support of immediate work group’s goals
    Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
    Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    Demonstrates close attention to detail
    Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
    Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
    Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
    Ability to organize and prioritize work
    Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
    Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
    Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
    Flexibility to travel
    Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

    Bachelor’s Degree
    A minimum of four years related HRIS and Payroll (at a public company with multi-state payroll) experience with a minimum of two years’ Workday experience



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