Senior Analyst, Workday at Morningstar

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The Role: As a senior member of our People Technology/HRIS team, the Senior Workday Analyst plays a key role in guiding the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of our core HR system, Workday. You’ll help define the long-term (next 12-18 months) and near-term (next quarter) Workday roadmap by consulting with HR stakeholders to understand needs and priorities, representing what’s possible within the constraints of Workday capabilities, and ultimately designing solutions and translating those solutions to requirements and plans for implementation.

 

With our internal HRIS team distributed geographically, you’ll be the critical link between our HR domain leaders (rewards, talent management, recruiting, etc.) in our Chicago headquarters and our Workday configuration and integration experts located mostly in Asia. And as the “face” of Workday to our Chicago users and stakeholders, you’ll be a first line of local support helping to educate, triage problems, and respond to time-sensitive inquiries.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary subject matter expert for Workday to optimize system design and configuration-- understanding and interpreting end user needs to translate into system requirements, and creating and managing documentation used for end user adoption and training.
  • Design and prototype solutions, present options, lead design workshops as needed
  • Organize project plans and manage project deadlines, testing activities, and contracts with other team members to stay on schedule and execute implementations and upgrades.
  • Lead the Workday effort in support of annual HR programs such as performance management, promotions, compensation, and open enrollment, including requirements gathering and documentation, configuration, testing, and implementation.
  • Manage large HRIS projects, including implementation of new functionality and modules as needed.
  • Support development and management of the HRIS roadmap, including maintaining relationships with key stakeholders across HR and the business
  • Research and resolve HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flaws, perform scheduled activities, and recommend solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Keeps current on HR/Workday system trends and process best practices. Maintain visibility on Workday Community and local User Groups to keep abreast of new features, product defects, and advocate for desired enhancements

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years of Workday-specific experience
  • Experience with Benefits, Payroll, and/or Advanced Compensation a plus
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Good project management skills/experience
  • Familiarity with the agile development process
  • Highly organized but adaptable to changing priorities and requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication
  • Process oriented, and experience with process improvement initiatives (LEAN a plus)
  • Proven ability to uphold the highest regard for confidentiality
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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Morningstar Benefits Overview

Morningstar is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Our benefits are designed to invest in your -- and your family's well-being, including investments in your health and financial future.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
The safety of our employees is very important to us. We have been operating remotely due to COVID-19.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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