Job #: 3214

Title: Workday Analyst


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $100,000 to $125,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 months ago

    Skadden is looking for a Senior HRIS Data Analyst to provide technical support to the Professional Staff Human Resources function firm-wide, focusing on global human capital data analytics. This position will plan, design, and deliver ad hoc analyses and analytical projects that answer key HR-related questions using Workday reporting resources. Additionally, this position:

    Provides Workday technical support to the Human Resources function firm wide.
    Analyzes large data sets to identify issues or trends. Communicates data findings and action items to management.
    Performs data extraction, report generation, and data visualization; will utilize Workday dashboards once implemented.
    Works closely with the HRIS and IT teams on future implementations, ongoing design, support and maintenance of Workday.
    Serves as a subject matter expert on Workday capabilities.
    Reviews, tests, and implements bi-annual Workday releases and other system releases.
    Assist with daily troubleshooting of Workday issues and making updates to configuration to continually improve system.
    Works closely with IT departments in coordinating and testing of enhancements to HRIS systems.
    Collaborates with the HRIS team to ensure accuracy in HR data systems including compensation, titles, compliance, and other related matters.
    Works closely with and supports the Sr. HRIS Analyst and the HRIS Project Supervisor on recruitment, performance management and absence management processes.
    Handles ad hoc compensation reporting as requested.
    Assists with completing market equity analysis, as needed.
    Analyzes existing HR data management processes and develops methods to improve and streamline processes.
    Configures, tests and implements business processes in Workday, as needed.
    Collaborates and assists on short- and long-term HRIS projects.
    Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
    Performs data entry as needed.

    Working knowledge of an integrated HRIS system, PC databases and spreadsheets (Workday, Crystal Reports, MS Office Suite) with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
    Working knowledge of advanced Excel functions
    Knowledge of database structure
    Strong project management skills
    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
    Minimum of four years HRIS experience, inclusive of Workday experience​

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