Goodwill of Denver

  • HRIS Analyst

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/2/2018 2:39 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview


    The HR Information Systems (HRIS) Analyst is a senior level position within the HRIS business structure. This position is a matrix position between the Information Technology (IT) and Human Resource (HR) departments. The role of the HRIS analyst is to partner with HR management to analyze work process design and flow, improve processes and leverage the return on technological capabilities. This position serves as the technical point-of-contact for the HR functional area and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, adhering to change management protocols, report writing and analyzing data flow for process improvement opportunities. Other responsibilities include building and ensuring adherence to project plans and schedules, work effectively with peers to set technology priorities to ensure corporate business goals. This position will complete the following duties personally:



    • Serves as HRIS functional team expert providing expertise in the HR and Payroll system components.
    • Champions HR objectives and initiatives and serves as an integral member of the HR team.
    • Prioritizes HR objectives and goals and aligns systems to ensure objectives are met.
    • Monitors system performance against service level agreements and benchmarks and makes appropriate changes where necessary.
    • Consults with the HR system users to understand business case for system changes, process improvements, interfaces (internal and external), or enhancements; evaluates their needs; documents scope and objectives of proposed changes; creates project plan and works with IT and HR to test and implement approved changes.
    • Investigates and analyzes system problems and develops and implements solutions in partnership with HR system users and IT; includes expert advice with developing functional requirements specifications and test scripts; and testing and implementing system changes and enhancements.
    • Assist with the creation and maintenance of standard reports within the HR and Payroll systems and responds to requests for additional ad hoc reporting needs within those systems. Collaborates with IT to create data sets for reporting across multiple databases. Responsible for working with external partners to maintain system performance and integrity.
    • Ensure adherence to the IT change management process for system implementation within HRIS systems.
    • Conducts regular meeting(s) with IT and HR staff to identify and resolve issues and address potential system enhancements and upgrades.
    • Maintains system security for HRIS user access.
    • Conducts root cause analysis and resolution of system issues; identifies opportunities to create change management and assist in the development of training tools for HRIS end users.
    • Collaborates with the HR training department to help maintain training documentation and standard operating procedures for end user adoption and functionality changes.
    • Recommends system modifications and upgrades based on efficiency of current system and user needs.
    • Maintains awareness of current trends in HRMS system technology with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies.
    • Performs any other duties as required or assigned.



    • Strong knowledge of HR system requirements, structures, configurations, implementation, and maintenance.
    • Functional knowledge of various HR disciplines and their data needs.
    • Strong analytical skills; ability to collect and analyze data and present findings. Knowledge of BI reporting writing (Tableau, Power BI) desired.
    • Strong project management and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively with minimal supervision.
    • Experience with implementation and management of small to medium cloud ERP solutions highly desired.
    • Strong customer service and inter-personal skills; ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Human Resources, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or related field is required; and a minimum of 5 years Information Systems experience in a non-profit, retail or human services environment.


    Project Management methodologies & SDLC skills required. Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems implementation and management. Knowledge with Tableau or another BI tool is desired.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office suite; HR Actions, and other human resource systems; MS Outlook email system; the ability to create and edit MS PowerPoint presentations.



    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Strong customer relationship and team building experience. Project management experience.



    Ability to pass a criminal background search, pre-employment drug screen, and E-verify. Must have a clear Colorado driver’s license in order to drive on Goodwill business.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The employee will be working from Corporate Headquarters in a general office environment with moderate noise level. Travel will be approximately 10% of the time.


    Works flexible schedules, overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays if required.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The employee may regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, or handle; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 


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