humanresources | Workday HCM Analyst in Chicago, IL

Workday HCM Analyst

  • FRG Technology Consulting
  • $87,405.00 - 176,500.00 / Year *
  • Chicago, IL 60290
  • Full-Time



The Senior HR Technology Analyst is responsible for complex analysis, design, development and implementation of Workday HCM system, policies, and related processes. The Sr. Analyst collaborates with and advises enterprise users, technical staff, HR subject matter experts and HR business partners on system design decisions, user experience, complex issue resolution, and process design. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, HR Technology & Operations.

Principal Accountabilities: What the Workday Analyst does!

*Partners with HR and Technology teams to lead Workday HCM system related projects, including system releases/upgrades, enhancement packages, and process redesign.

*Conducts system and process analysis throughout implementation lifecycles and for on-going support and scalability of Workday HCM and supporting integrations.

*Advises HR teams, including subject matter experts and leadership, on strategic and ad-hoc HR technology requests. Provides best practice information for efficacy and compliance purposes.

*Manages Workday HCM system configuration and security, as well as system process flow maps. Facilitates configuration evaluation and review with sub-administrators to ensure consistency, efficient use of each Workday modules and innovative use of technology.

*Manages Workday HCM supporting data integrations and system authentication, ensuring system stability, security compliance and expeditious resolution for high impact issues.

*Conducts and/or facilitates complex Workday HCM system testing, identifies discrepancies and formulates remediation plan. Serves as partner to Global Assurance, Financial Controls and Corporate Compliance to document, test and remediate compliance related matters.

*Leads design and process development with leading edge technologies to support the global HR team, ensuring country-specific compliance to local regulatory standards. *Develops and presents HR Technology related communications and training.

Qualifications: What you Need!

*BS/BA degree required; Human Resources, Business Administration or Business Information systems required

*3+ years of experience in Workday HR technology function or comparable role (experiences considered will vary)

*3+ years of experience with Workday HCM experience required, specifically with Core HR, Time Tracking, Benefits/Absence, Recruiting or Performance/Talent. Only proven track records are considered!

*Advanced Excel experience required

*Cornerstone, Microsoft Visio and Appian/BPM systems experience preferred

*Strong communications skills, written and verbal

*Flexible, with the desire to lead multiple projects and prioritize tasks as necessary

*Strong organization, customer service and time management skills

*Desire to work in fast- paced and dynamic team environment


Workday Core HCM Experience
Associated topics: administrator, associate director, chief human resource officer, director, guide, guidance, head, lead, leader, senior director


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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