Associate Principal, Workday Analyst

| Chicago

Summary

Reporting to the Director, Enterprise Technology Solutions, this position is responsible for supporting, maintaining, and implementing new functionality in Workday HCM and other HR technologies. The Lead Workday Analyst will serve in the capacity of a hands on techno-functional lead responsible for recommending and implementing solutions, business processes, reports, dashboards and configuration to maximize organizational and business performance. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

  • Partner with internal business users and stakeholders to prioritize and develop requirements for implementing new features and functionality including, but not limited to, Core HCM, Benefits, Recruiting, Compensation, Talent, Performance, Time Reporting and Learning Management
  • Recommend solutions taking into account priorities, tradeoffs, and best practices while driving alignment among SMEs and stakeholders
  • Build and execute detailed implementation plans including estimation, design, build, test, deploy, and support
  • Research and implement new capabilities within Workday
  • Support troubleshooting and escalations across the business, vendors, and information technology
  • Manage Workday releases, identifying impact and enhancement opportunities, and communicating appropriately
  • Support regression testing and introduction of required changes as new Workday releases are introduced
  • Provide support for the Workday system including, but not limited to, research and resolution of system issues, user support, and scheduled activities
  • Create and maintain reports for ongoing business needs
  • Analyze security needs in Workday and implement security solutions according to best practice and in compliance with OCC’s standards and guidelines
  • Lead day-to-day activities and delivery schedule of implementation partners engaged for various initiatives, when applicable
  • Build upon/maintain professional relationships with key colleagues and vendors to ensure that the services and solutions provided meet the current and future needs of OCC
  • Manage and communicate status reports and other key metrics
  • Maintain documentation and process related requirements
  • Assist with compliance and regulatory related activities
  • Perform other duties as required
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Lead and supervise the delivery of implementation partners and consultants for project related work, when applicable

Qualifications:

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • Strong customer orientation and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, confidential environment
  • Understanding of systems development life cycle (SDLC), including proven experience in implementing HR software applications
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Must maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Consistent in performance and practices ethical, professional behavior
  • Experience operating within an Agile delivery team
  • Works well independently, yet is cooperative in working with team members

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency with MS word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio is preferred
  • Experience with implementing and configuring Workday business processes
  • Deep understanding of Workday data and structure, reporting, dashboards, and EIBs, strongly preferred
  • Experience with Workday Security Administration, strongly preferred
  • Workday functional expertise and familiarity with technical offerings such as integrations and Core Connectors is preferred
Education and/or Experience:
  • Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of seven (7) years' experience working with HR technologies as a technical/functional expert with a clear understanding of core HR business practices, processes, and terminology
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience implementing, enhancing, and supporting Workday to address business problems and requirements in multiple functional areas (human capital management, compensation, benefits, recruiting, performance management, talent, time reporting, and learning)
  • Experience implementing and supporting Workday Learning a plus
  • Experience enhancing and supporting Workday Recruiting a plus
  • Familiarity with functional areas of Human Resources (i.e., recruiting, benefits, training, compensation planning, performance, succession planning)
Certificates or Licenses:
  • Workday certification, strongly preferred

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OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.
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