Payroll HRIS Analyst

Payroll HRIS Analyst

Payroll HRIS Analyst




White Plains

Employment Type



$85000 - $0

Job Description:

* 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.

Job Requirements:


* 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

* Provide expertise for developing designing options and engaging with functional areas such as HCM, Compensation, Payroll, and future product direction

* Possess knowledge of current reporting functionality such as Dashboards, Discovery Boards, People Analytics, Worksheets, and Workday APIs

* Advise firm on standards and leading practices in Workday report design and development

* Test new and existing functionality of calculated fields and reports within Workday

* 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