HRIS Analyst

HRIS Analyst I evaluates, analyzes, and maintains company Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). Assists in identifying new HR needs and the software products to fulfill these needs. Being a HRIS Analyst I makes alterations to existing programs to gather and report data as necessary. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Additionally, HRIS Analyst I typically reports to Manager. The HRIS Analyst I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a HRIS Analyst I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

HRIS Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a HRIS Analyst to join our team.


  • Perform other duties as necessary;
  • Maintain close coordination with Functional Owners; work with relevant leads to balance workload across resources/technology and application;
  • Perform weekly maintenance of all HR PeopleSoft modules and vendor interfaces/data extracts;
  • Prepare and executes tests to ensure that modifications to the system are adequately tested prior to implementation;
  • Run In-system diagnostics;
  • Analyze metrics and perform case trend analysis. Generate reports for the business and support leadership based on this analysis;
  • Coordinate with Release Manager for release changes to production;
  • Intake and log support cases into an electronic ticketing system (ServiceNow);
  • Maintain and develop the HRIS procedures manual and distribution of all changes to the appropriate teams;
  • Identify opportunities for system enhancements;
  • Develop and maintain reports to support analytical and business needs;
  • Partner with internal departments and third party clients to complete cross functionality testing and auditing;
  • Develop user documentation and conduct training for new users and new functionality;
  • Responsible for driving innovation and process improvement to support long term human resources business goals and process improvement;
  • Serve as help desk for HRIS requests (detect, troubleshoot and resolve issues).


  • Four years of progressive human resources experience which includes experiences in human capital management implementations or systems;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field;
  • Professionalism while managing high priority and escalated support cases;
  • Workday experience required;
  • Flexibility and ability to handle changing environments and priorities;
  • Weekly Audit of pending transactions and reaching out to Team Members to prevent transactions from becoming stale;
  • Microsoft Excel experience required;
  • Strong analytical and communication skills;
  • Familiarity with Global HCM applications;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills;
  • Conduct application workflow assessments, review tests results, and implement process improvements;
  • Organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task in fast paced environment;
  • Must be a team player;
  • Strong/proficient experience with Microsoft Excel required (e.g. pivot tables, vlookups, conditional formulas, data tables, etc.);
  • 5+ years HRIS related/ HR Data Analytics experience.