Workday HRIS Analyst

Workday HRIS Analyst Job Description Template

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


  • Use the Workday Community site to troubleshoot and identify ways to better utilize the system;
  • Prepare and deliver Workday reports to stakeholders across the company;
  • Primary contact for all Workday questions, issue resolution and password resets;
  • Primary liaison with third party technical support to manage all support needs. Must be able to provide specific directions to technical support;
  • Performer in Workday configuration and testing process;
  • Continually researches, tests and stays up-to-date on all Workday updates, fixes and capabilities;
  • Supports critical system maintenance and operational tasks within Workday;
  • Ensures that our internal customers issues and requests are addressed within documented SLA’s;
  • Understands and translates the priorities of the business while integrating HR value proposition and strategies to meet the needs of the business;
  • Partners with HR Tech to deliver and test system integrations;
  • Manages configuration of the Workday system while providing Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to partner teams;
  • Maintains up to date documentation and controls;
  • Proficient in creating and updating simple integrations, configurations and loading of data via the appropriate system method (e.g. EIB);
  • Identify functional gaps in existing processes or operations when business needs change and provide solutions;
  • Evaluate incoming requests from HR, Finance, IT and other groups, identify appropriate solutions and execute on them.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience;
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification;
  • Experience designing, testing, deploying, and supporting Time, and Absence functionality in a complex environment;
  • Minimum of 3+ years of focused Workday HCM configuration experience within multiple disciplines (HCM, Time and Absence and Compensation preferred);
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel expertise;
  • PHR or SHRM certification preferred;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and ability to interface directly with company leaders;
  • Minimum of 2-3 years HRIS software and systems experience required, 1 year specifically in Workday enterprise system;
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to consistently provide accurate data;
  • Possesses a strong work ethic for working with and maintaining confidential information;
  • Experience performing data loads and audits of complicated data;
  • Ability to prioritize work and deliver in a fast-paced environment;
  • Functional working knowledge of HR and Payroll processes a plus;
  • Troubleshoot HRIS issues and errors;
  • Workday reporting functionality; report writer calculated fields.