HR Workday Specialist
We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.
PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities. Position Description:
•Maintaining Workday system (including addressing issues raised by the business and developing additional configurations)
•Supporting HR and broader firm needs related to HCM, Benefits, Payroll, Learning, Performance, Time and Absence, Recruiting, among other modules.
•Configurations to Workday system, security and reports
•Ensures all configurations in Workday are made to the system based on signed off requirements from the business and assists testers in vetting updates and configuration changes.
•Reviews data to ensure integrity and completeness; edits input documents for accuracy and monitors output for system problems.
•Administers system security ensuring users access matches business requirements and approvals received. Reviews and validates security changes for new functionality builds.
•Reviews Workday documentation related to weekly and semi-annual system upgrades, evaluates impact of updates based on current configuration and roadmap, and trains and communicates business users to effectively use the system after upgrades.
•Acts as consultant regarding system capabilities within HR team, troubleshoots issues and liaises with broader team to ensure new functionality builds and updates meet needs.
•Tracks system errors and inquiries, analyzing data to identify trends; and reports findings and recommendations for improvement.
•Acts as liaison with Business Stakeholders on all system-related issues.
•Revises and executes production schedules for routine and specific report requests and turnaround documents and prepares ad hoc reports as requested.
•Maintains up-to-date User Manual and distributes to appropriate personnel.
•Trains HR users in system functionality and data entry
•Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies. Position Requirements:
•5 Years of hands-on Workday configuration experience.
•Experience working within a corporate HRIS department with a good understanding of HR practices and reporting needs.
•Discipline to work with highly confidential information and ability to critically analyze data for accuracy and effectiveness.
•Ability to identify and accommodate numerous and varied user needs.
•Show of initiative and timeliness, with some cases in a sense of urgency.
•Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to support HR relative to HRIS issues
•Ability to work independently and have significant attention to detail. Benefits:
PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Life insurance and travel coverage
- 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
- Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
- Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office