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HRIS Analyst, Workday (Remote/Any Ballard Location)

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Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with more than 600 attorneys in 15 offices, is seeking a HRIS Analyst to leverage firm technology towards improving business productivity. The chosen candidate will serve as a subject matter expert on business process configuration, security, reporting, and integration development. The candidate should have a working knowledge with all modules of Workday, including but not limited to Recruiting and Onboarding, HCM, Benefits, Time and Absence, Payroll, and Advance Compensation.  This position is located in Philadelphia but will consider remote options if in a state with a Ballard presence.

The HRIS Analyst will possess strong business analysis, development and critical thinking skills with highly efficient problem-solving skills. This position will play a role in implementing and maintaining Workday initiatives; support upgrades and user acceptance testing, and provide other technical and process related support as assigned. This position is part of the HRIS team and is expected to work in a collaborative environment with all functional areas of the Human Resources and Payroll departments.

Required Skills

Applicants should have critical thinking skills, the aptitude to translate business needs into technical solutions, and analyze all of the current electronic resources to make sound recommendations for efficient solutions. Excellent organizational, communication, good judgement and problem solving skills, along with the ability to maintain the confidentiality of data and exercise discretion. Strong business and work ethic required.

Required Experience

A minimum of 3 years of Workday business process and configuration responsibility with demonstrated integration knowledge and strong custom reporting experience preferably in a law firm or professional services environment. Knowledge of other reporting tools, such as SQL Reporting Services and/or PowerBi dashboard reporting and analytics tool a plus. A strong level of proficiency with Excel and a working knowledge of human resources processes and HRIS applications is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

Ballard Spahr offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; and a generous paid time off program. Additional benefits provided are health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.  The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $110,000 but negotiable depending upon experience and location.  

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.

Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Job Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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