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4 Jan 2024

Full-Time Human Resources Business Data Analyst

hruwkc – Posted by hruwkc Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

United Way United Way of King County is committed to working for a racially just community where all people have homes, students graduate, and families are financially stable. We believe that having staff, volunteers, and supporters that represent diverse backgrounds will allow us to better accomplish our mission. We continue to work diligently to ensure that the field of philanthropy is welcoming to diverse communities. We strive to have a diverse staff and particularly encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color to apply and be part of our team.


Our culture fosters collaboration, teamwork, open communication, leadership, integrity, and accountability.


Job Summary:


  • The Human Resource (HR) Business Analyst will collect, compile, and analyze HR data, metrics, and statistics, and apply this data to make recommendations related to payroll, recruitment, retention, and legal compliance.  This role will work side by side with the Chief HR Officer and Human Resources Payroll/Wellness Manager on payroll and benefits function.
  • Assist and coordinate with the HR Team while maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices.
  • Work with Financial Operations to ensure efficient, timely and error-free employee benefits and payroll processes and transactions.
  • Work with the HR Team and may interact with current and former employees, as well as external employers, vendors on confidential and sensitive matters.


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The pay range for this job is $87,400 – $96,600 with eligibility to earn 3% after successfully completing the employee’s six-month onboarding period.


  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 32 days of PTO (including holidays)
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Subsidized Transit Pass (Orca Card)

Essential Duties:

  • Support the continuing transformation of HR and Payroll via HR process implementation and the continuous technological improvements.
  • Play an active role in helping to dismantle systemic racism at United Way.
  • This includes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and general Human Resources practices to further enhance the organization’s culture, mission, and values, people programs and overall employee experience.
  • Assist in the administration and execution of human resource programs, initiatives, and ongoing review of HR and Payroll responsibilities.
  • Work with Human Resources Team to create personal, departmental, and organizational goals and guides.


    Business Analyst:

  • Respond and reply to employees affected by payroll changes and adjustments.
  • Collect and compile HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management, and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources.
  • Analyze data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, equity, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Prepare reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to senior leadership.
  • Identify and recommend reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.
  • Based on metrics and analysis, make recommendations for policies and activities to improve the organizational culture including suggestions to attract and hire qualified candidates, to motivate and retain employees, to address staffing issues, and to maintain legal compliance.
  • Facilitate implementation of new training, development, recruiting, and other related initiatives.
  • Conduct compensation and classification audits to ensure that jobs are properly classified as exempt or nonexempt.
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations and best practices.



  • Support the Payroll/Wellness Manager on all functions related to maintaining benefits, including acting as quality check partner to the manager in calculating employee paychecks, withholding taxes, and any other deductions, as well as a maintaining accurate payroll records, procedures on when payroll issues arise.
  • Assist in the review, updates, and maintenance of all Leave of Absence policies to ensure legal compliance and proper distribution and integration with all other departments.
  • Assist with employee surveys, census, and other research and demographic efforts required to collect accurate quotes from benefit providers.
  • This role will function as coverage/back-up for the Payroll/Wellness Manager as outlined in Succession Planning. Process payroll, including but not limited to, tracking, and implementing any payroll changes and updates. Collaborate with HR and ensure all changes are processed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Understand compensation trends and calculate market rates and recruiting points with that information.
  • Calculate and provide information to candidates, management, and employees on total compensation inclusive of medical, vision, and dental insurance, time off, and all other benefits offered.
  • The position may participate in internal or external audits.              Maintain records to ensure compliance and legal requirements are met.
  • Maintain current knowledge of and compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and best practices, including, but not limited to, ADA, FMLA, Workers Compensation, Compensation, Leaves, FLSA, PSST, WAPFML, ACA, OSHA, EPA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Taxation
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in payroll, human resources, talent management, and employment law; assist other HR staff to carry out the same.
  • Assist in updates and maintenance of policies and employee handbook and procedures as needed to remain in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Assist with unemployment claims, employment verifications, garnishments, levies, and workers’ compensation claims.


Human Resources:

  • Provide support when necessary to other team members in other areas of HR functions.
  • Assist Human Resources Department in creating logs or lists of duties with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure appropriate coverage and streamlined transitions as outlined in Succession Planning.
  • Support new-hire and benefits orientation. Assist in tracking service awards and performance review due dates and related compensation changes.
  • May guide and/or assist with performance, benefit, and compensation review and evaluation processes.
  • Backup for Human Resources Administrative Assistant inbox duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal laws involving employment, HR, and HR policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field or experience equivalency.
  • At least three years of experience in related areas such as job classification and compensation, payroll/benefits experience, recruitment, selection, training, and/or equal opportunity compliance preferred.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.

Education and/or Experience:


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business management, human resource management, or a related field is preferred. Two to four years’ office administrative experience is required. At least two years’ experience working in a Human Resources or related environment is preferred. S/PHR certification a plus.


Additional Information:


United Way of King County is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:


  • Opportunities to work with smart, passionate, and enthusiastic team members and volunteers.
  • Ongoing collaboration with diverse staff and other constituents
  • A desirable culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
  • Exciting and challenging work
  • Opportunities to help solve the community’s toughest problems.
  • Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience.
  • Many other benefits that we are happy to discuss with you.
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How to Apply

Please click here to apply online via the following linkYou will be asked to upload your resume and provide a cover letter as well as complete the United Way of King County application.

  ***Applicants MUST apply at the United Way of King County Career Center to be considered for this position.  Click here to access the Career Center to apply.***

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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