30 days old
2018-03-212018-04-20

Senior HRIS Analyst

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Senior HRIS Analyst will be responsible for providing expert functional and technical support and guidance in the utilization of global HR systems. Partner with HR business to optimize HR application configurations and drive adoption of global best practices and standards. Responsible for providing proactive project management oversight and leading HR technology initiatives. Provide third-tier support for Human Resources and serve as a technical point-of-contact and subject matter expert ensuring the trustworthiness of information over its life cycle, testing of system changes, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Perform analysis into root cause of problems, develop and implement efficient solutions and ensure proper governance is implemented to prevent reoccurrence. Act as a liaison between HR, IT, Finance, and other internal functions regarding process improvement projects and building/updating system interfaces to work seamlessly. Foster productive working relationships with internal and external business partners while providing first-class service and support.

  • Work effectively with business users, IT developers and external vendors to translate business needs into detailed requirements
  • Manage projects, issue tracking, monitoring of target dates, and sponsor communication as required
  • Lead upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned
  • Support business teams by facilitating requirements-gathering efforts, configuring systems to business specifications, and translating technical requirements for developers
  • Develop complex Firm wide reports using PeopleSoft Query/SQL and perform rapid and complex data analysis on large data sets using Excel
  • Compile and present HR data in a clear and concise manner to assist Firm leadership in identification of key workforce trends and opportunities
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in HRIS with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies
  • Document and develop data integrity protocols and help maintain data integrity in the systems by analyzing data, creating and running various audits
  • Identify and resolve process inefficiencies
  • Assist supervisor in developing standard operating procedures and guidelines

Requirements

  • Comprehensive understanding of PeopleSoft HCM v9.2 (Core HR, Time & Labor, Absence Mgt. and Benefits Administration)
  • High-level analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to analyze complex information structures involving multiple layers of data and workflows
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of projects and strategies
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to present data in a logical, concise manner
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities in a high-pressure environment
  • High professional standards for customer service, confidentiality, and quality of work
  • Ability to work independently and self-manage tasks on small projects; ability to serve on large internal/external project teams for enterprise initiatives.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with data models, table layouts and design concepts using SQL (Structured Query Language) for reporting and data analysis
  • Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in HR or a related field is required, and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience working with PeopleSoft, including the ability to create sophisticated queries, is also required. 

Experience in a law firm or professional services environment is strongly preferred.  The Senior HR Information Systems Analyst must have excellent judgment, problem-solving, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and build positive working relationships. In addition, candidates must be self-motivated, organized, and able to effectively prioritize competing demands on time. 

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