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Senior Workday Systems Analyst

Company: The Hanover Research Council
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 9, 2024

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Senior Workday Systems Analyst

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Hanover Research - Senior Workday Systems Analyst Arlington, VA Remote Opportunity Hanover Research is seeking a Senior Workday Systems Analyst to provide development and support for multiple recently implemented Workday (WD) modules along with others on the roadmap to be implemented. You'll serve as a technical lead and main point-of-contact for Workday capabilities across multiple teams including Finance and The People Team (Human Resources) to meet the company's organizational and operational business needs. Along with helping users with system configurations, troubleshooting, testing, upgrades, reports, systems enhancements and administration, and other projects as assigned.


  • Serve as the HRIS partner supporting designated WD HCM areas in Workday, such as WD Financials, Adaptive Planning, Core HCM, Benefits, Advanced Compensation, People Analytics, Benefits, Talent Optimization, Recruiting and more.
  • Provide consultation to the People Team (HR) and Accounting Team, building domain knowledge, gathering requirements, providing solutions and impact analysis
  • Act as a subject matter expert and offer consulting services to internal stakeholders on Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) best practices
  • Configure, create, and build Workday Advanced Reports, Dashboards, Calculated Fields, Security, Business Processes, EIBs, and Reports as a Service that support date driven decision making
  • Performs Workday administrative functions including implementation of new modules, security maintenance, business process configuration, tenant configuration, data loads, user management, integrations, feature testing and upgrades
  • Perform hands on configuration and updates (ranging from BP updates, security, new plans, custom validations, and condition rules) to the various Workday modules as needed to resolve issues and enhance feature requests
  • Serve as subject matter expert on current and upcoming Workday capabilities
  • Coach power users on Workday functionality and ensure they are using Workday to the fullest
  • Serve as PM for future phase implementations (benefits, performance, T&E, etc.)
  • Be the primary point of contact for WD customer support, implementation partners, and other support as needed
  • Evaluate releases and functionality to identify opportunities to improve and optimize the use of Workday
  • Work closely with HR, Payroll, Finance, IT, and other teams to roll out sustainable solutions
  • Assist in testing of integrations, security, and annual events
  • Maintain inbound and outbound integrations with internal systems and outside vendors
  • Make sure projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Maintain master data values in Workday (ex: Job Profile, Job Family, Job Group, Roles, Custom Organization Types, Positions, Locations)
  • Participate in scheduled and ad-hoc training to improve policy and process acumen
  • Ensure that integrations are functioning as expected and create/run Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB) as necessary
  • Support Legal compliance and reporting requirements such as; EEO, AAP, OFCCP reporting requirements
  • Make recommendations to improve current programs and processes by maintain awareness of industry trends, knowledge, and best practices


    • 5+ years of configuration experience with the Workday product suite, with expertise in following product/process areas:
    • Nice to have (but not required) Workday Core Financials, Procurement, Adaptive Planning, Integrations using WD studio
    • Experience in coordinating and leading cross-functional team projects independently
    • Advanced report writer and dashboard experience
    • Proven experience creating a diverse range of complex calculated fields
    • Proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel skills; VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, advanced formulas
    • Experience developing and supporting complex eligibility, validation, and condition rules, would be highly desirable
    • Workday certifications are a plusEducation
      • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Sciences, Human Resource Management, or a related fields is preferred but not requiredLocation
        Office is located in Arlington, Virginia
        Remote option available #LI-Remote #Remote Benefits
        Starting at 18+ days Paid Time Off15 paid holidays including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Juneteenth, and Indigenous People's Day, and personal holidays401(K) employer matching programComprehensive health and dental benefits packageHealth and wellness packages with discounts to local gymAnnual company-wide day of service and monthly events partnering with local organizations such as KidPower, Martha's Kitchen, DC SPCACommunity service opportunitiesUnlimited snacks and beverages Compensation Hanover Research strives to create compensation and benefits programs that are competitive, equitable and fair. The compensation range for this role at the company is $110,000 - 130,000. With a potential year end discretionary bonus. Please note that the base salary offered is contingent on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Our base pay range is determined by the role and the market. Hanover believes in supporting our team's overall well-being now and in the future. We provide retirement benefits and 401K matching to help you plan ahead, wellness benefits to keep you healthy, medical coverage to lift you up if you or your dependents get sick, and paid time away to rejuvenate. You can learn more about our benefits on our Hanover Research Careers page or please talk to your Recruiter to learn more.
        About Hanover Research
        Founded in 2003, Hanover Research is a global research and analytics firm that delivers market intelligence through a unique, fixed-fee model to more than 1,000 clients. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Hanover employs high-caliber market researchers, analysts, and account executives to provide a service that is revolutionary in its combination of flexibility and affordability. Hanover was named a Top 50 Market Research Firm by the American Marketing Association from 2015 to 2021. To learn more about Hanover Research, visit Hanover Values
        • Business Building - We build our business quickly and intelligently and we help our clients do the same
        • Thought Leadership and Innovation - We strive constantly to deliver better information in a better way
        • Service - To our clients and our community, service is our guiding principle
        • Leadership and Mentorship - Our talent is our greatest asset, and we hope to help our people be their best
        • Firm Citizenship - We are optimists who believe there are endless possibilities for our company and ourselves How to Apply If you are interested in the prospect of working for a dynamic, fast-growing company, we encourage you to submit your resume and any other supporting materials by applying to the job here on current openings page. Hanover strives to be accessible to all users and job seekers. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance in accessing our website or completing a job application, please contact Hanover Research at 202-559-0050 or via email All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.

Keywords: The Hanover Research Council, Arlington , Senior Workday Systems Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Arlington, Virginia

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