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Corporate Director of HRIS (Workday) Systems

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Regional Office - Irving, TX, Irving, TX



Posted October 12, 2017 R-130633

The Director of HCM/HRIS is responsible for the configuration, administration, security, maintenance and operational support of the Human Capital system (Workday).  This position also works with and manages the HRIS team to develop and install automated and/or implement manual processes that are consistently executed, support efficiency within company business platforms and ensure compliance to required payroll, employment and operational needs. 

Position is also responsible for ongoing, daily support of HRIS end users, as well as assisting with development and testing of additional modifications and modules in the system to gain business efficiency and compliance.  Operational support includes acquisitions and dispositions, and certain compliance reporting.

This position will work closely with the Director IT Business Lead HR & Payroll to provide support & functional expertise on projects.

Job Accountability & Expectations include but are not limited to:•    Deploy HRIS team and manage detailed work plans of HRIS support, aligning internal resources for both administrative projects (such as minimum wage and union loads, quarterly reporting, annual compliance reporting such as EEO-1, audits), weekly or daily integration support and troubleshooting, and end-user ticket support issues. •    Review weekly and bi-annual upgrade modifications from Workday, identifying HCM change impact, developing and conducting test plans, including any downstream or cross disciplinary impact; collaborate with subject matter experts in other modules (Recruiting, Talent Management etc.) to ensure coordinated testing and roll out efforts. •    Collaborate with internal process teams such as payroll, accounting, talent acquisition and IT to identify and establish system requirements, security needs, perform fit/gap assessment, and providing workflow and business process design analysis to ensure ROI, administration performance and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.•    Collaborate with IT on projects which include new module implementation, developing integrations, Enhancing Business Process and advanced reporting needs•    Develop custom reports as needed to support business initiatives of field locations and/or corporate, and using such reports internally to ensure data integrity of system; develop meaningful status and statistical reports regarding system support issues to inform training needs of end users, modify and/or develop training materials and provide the necessary training to meet those needs.•    Actively participate as company-wide Workday subject matter expert on cross-functional teams, committees, project teams etc.; lead change efforts to help enhance and optimize system so that it is being utilized at fullest capacity.•    Other projects as assigned as by Director IT Business Lead HR & Payroll.

Required Skills and Abilities:•    Strong analytical, decision-making and organizational abilities. This includes the ability to identify issues and bring about resolution.•    Deep knowledge of database structure and reporting development•    Working knowledge of payroll practices, employment law and tax requirements.•    Proven project management skills, including sound judgment and ability to balance multiple priorities while remaining customer focused.•    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills.•    Required Knowledge: Working knowledge of HRIS systems (Workday preferred), payroll systems (ADP EV5 preferred), support ticketing systems (Connectwise preferred), and Windows-based products/Microsoft products (e.g., Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint).•    Preferred Knowledge: exposure to timekeeping systems (ADP Timesaver preferred).

Education & Experience:Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.•    Minimum 5-7 years of experience with Workday HCM. •    Experience with Workday implementation, integrations, administration, business process set-up and maintenance, reporting etc. •    Experience leading a HRIS support teams required. •    Ideal candidate with have both Workday consulting and in house experience in a highly complex, multi-location, multi-state environment with at least 15,000 associates.

Travel required:Time to time as required to support human resources and payroll departments. 

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Interstate Hotels & Resorts Regional Office - Irving, TX

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