Job ID: 2022-15944 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Information Technology
The Senior HRIS Business Analyst supports the service delivery of Human Resources Systems, including the current PeopleSoft HCM system and will participate and lead portions of the ERP readiness project and eventual ERP cloud migration project. This role supports and works with other HR systems, and produces reports and data analytics using IBM Cognos Analytics, PeopleSoft Query and Tableau. The Senior Business Analyst works within the Office of Human Resources, HRIS department and works on HRIS projects, playing a critical role in the implementation of process improvement initiatives, system enhancements, and delivery of production support tasks for the Universityâ™s HCM systems. The role has overall responsibility for HR processes impacting campus departments and employees, including the annual merit increase process, data uploads, absence management configuration and processing, employee and manager self-service, system security and external audits and risk compliance. The Senior Business Analyst conducts business process analysis, requirements gathering, systems maintenance/upgrades, coordinates functional testing coordination, user security, interface administration and configuration of the PeopleSoft HCM system. The Senior Business Analyst ensures that Human Resources systems are integrated, cohesive and supportive of technology needs and objectives which includes the integrity, safekeeping and compliant management of all employee data. This position reports to the Manager, HRIS.
The successful candidate should have broad experience with ERP cloud systems, implementations and migrating to cloud products. The role will be involved in current and future state business process mapping and improvements as we anticipate a migration away from PeopleSoft HCM to a cloud system such as Oracle Cloud or Workday. The candidate is expected to be an integral part of the cloud systems migration, as well as current production support, system configuration, troubleshooting, security administration, integration and interfaces with third party systems. Experience with Oracle Cloud or Workday ERP is a plus.
HCM Project and process improvement:
Develops process improvements or re-engineers and recommends changes; develops business requirements, integrates new systems and processes with existing ones; and partners with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided meet the long-term business strategies.
Collaborates closely with systems users and business owners to identify and prioritize requests, key initiatives and corresponding system enhancements. Stays current with the HR product road map, and works with users and business owners to adopt new functionality.
Serves as subject matter expert for PeopleSoft and other HCM systems. Applies knowledge to maintain effective system utilization and accuracy.
Leads or participates in multiple projects that streamline current HR processes and continually identifies opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness. Manages project scope; adjusts schedules when necessary; determines daily priorities; ensures efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; follows proper escalation paths; and manages customer relationships.
Manages resources in accordance with project schedule. Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level;
Communicates process and systems changes to other areas within HR.
Develops and maintains user procedures, guidelines and documentation.
Recommends process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy.
HCM Production support, maintenance and operations:
Overall responsibility for HR initiatives including the annual merit increase process and other salary increases or data uploads. Responsible for the absence and extended absence modules of PeopleSoft HCM and serves as subject matter expert within HRIS. Works closely with the OIT and Finance & Treasury Projects and Payroll teams to ensure that absences and leaves are accurate and absences are finalized according to the payroll schedules. Cross-train and work with others in HRIS to provide production support, training and respond to questions related to absence data.
Manages system implementations, upgrades, enhancements, data integration and configuration of PeopleSoft Human Resources core setup tables, including absences rules and configuration tables, department, job codes, salary plans and custom HR tables. Tests enhancements and fixes, conducts user acceptance testing and signs off on projects ready to migrate to production environment.
Leads testing efforts and ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
Ensures the resolution of production issues by working directly with users and the Office of Information Technology (OIT).
Collaborates with OIT and Finance and Treasury teams, analysts, and vendors to ensure complete integration of solutions across systems and areas. Provide subject matter expertise of the absence management systems and its biweekly and monthly processing.
Serves as department security administrator and works with OIT to implement security changes to userâ™s profiles. Participates in internal and external systems and data audits
Training, documentation and reporting:
Develops and maintains up-to-date functional documentation, standard operating procedures and system documentation. Develops and maintains user guides and training material as needed.
Uses data and analysis to identify trends, and utilize reports and dashboards to provide reporting users with regularly scheduled reports, conduct ad hoc reporting that informs, measures and enhances human resources offerings, leadership effectiveness and business outcomes.
Provides the necessary training to support end user needs.
BA/BS or related work experience
5+ years HRIS business analyst experience and functional Human Resources knowledge
Human Resources Systems ERP implementations and upgrade experience within PeopleSoft HCM or systems migrations to other ERP or cloud systems
Business process design/re-engineering and implementation experience
Ability to manage multiple projects
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Experience in SDLC for HCM projects
Experience with cloud product integrations with PeopleSoft
Experience with Oracle Cloud or Workday ERP
Experience configuring and supporting compensation planning systems and PeopleSoft Absence Management module configuration and administration
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