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1 May 2022

Full-Time Workday HRIS Analyst – Absence, Time and Report Writer

Black Knight Financial Services – Posted by BKInc2018 Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.


Manages and supports one or more Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) functional areas as part of the global Workday HCM and integrated technology solutions. The HRIS Analyst provides global HR systems administration, including business process configuration, reporting development, and integration manageme nt. This position works closely with HR staff, business leaders and associates to effectively meet the business needs.


HR Systems Administration:

  • Manages one or more Workday HCM functional areas to ensure business processes, configuration and reporting meets business needs.
  • Stays up-to-date on Workday capabilities of assigned functional areas and interconnections with other functional areas in HCM and/or Finance through Workday Community, product documentation, product roadmap, new functionality, customer alerts, weekly service updates, bi-annual releases, networking with internal contacts and other Workday customers, and testing in a non-production
  • Determines appropriate system configuration changes required to meet business needs based on user requirements and best practices. Provides new and innovative alternative solutions to Workday HCM system and application challenges when appropriate. Configures and tests those changes in a non-production tenant, documents the configuration changes, verifies the requesting user tests and signs off on the changes, and implements them in the production tenant.
  • Develops and shares custom reports, dashboards, scorecards and calculated fields for users, maximizing efficiency by reusing existing reports and training users as needed.
  • Writes and executes thorough functional test plans and test scenarios to ensure that Workday HCM system changes are working properly, existing processes remain unaffected and the needs of the users are met.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex production systems issues.
  • Provides Workday HCM support for Black Knight employees, management and contingent workers through group mailboxes and help desk telephone calls. May also provide in-person support to members of the HR department.
  • Ensures systems quality and data accuracy via regular audits of data; adheres to all change management and SOX controls for proper process and protocols.
  • Manages the setup and data elements of foundational structures in Workday to drive position management, department, location and organization structures.
  • Monitors HR system security and security controls to ensure appropriate access to HCM functionality for users, and monitors appropriate data security. May administer HR system security and security controls.
  • May develop and support integrations between HCM system (Workday) and other internal and/or external systems.
  • Generates standard audit reports on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis.
  • Trains internal users, support personnel, and/or HR team members on Workday system changes and/or new procedures. Assists users within HR as needed to enable them to more effectively utilize all HR systems.
  • Serves as a functional backup for other Workday HCM functional areas as needed.

Project Management and Governance:

  • Supports HRIS and project managers in the implementation of HRIS roadmap initiatives by executing necessary project tasks and adhering to timelines and quality expectations.
  • Manages small to large projects, including development of project plans, facilitating team meetings, and driving to successful completion of projects.
  • Provides insight and recommendations on best practices for configuration of HCM system (Workday) and new HR tools and systems to meet identified business requirements.
  • Estimates effort required for configuration, testing and support related to proposed enhancements or projects.
  • Conducts unit testing for all configuration done as part of a project, and participates in user acceptance testing as a test coordinator.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or other related degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.


  • Experience configuring, supporting, and administering HRIS systems (Workday is preferred)
  • Experience using recognized best practices to configure and administer Workday HCM functional areas and security to meet user requirements is preferred
  • Knowledge of Workday’s Time and Absence Management preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in Workday Report Writer
  • Knowledge of creating Workday calculated fields
  • Experience in test planning and in developing and executing test scenarios with system implementations and upgrades
  • Experience with identifying or validating system incidents and solutions
  • Knowledge of human resources principles, practices and processes
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations that affect human resources
  • Strong customer service, analytical and organizational skills with the ability to solve problems creatively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within all levels of the company
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with expertise in MS Excel


Advanced role. Professional role that works under minimal direction with high level of proficiency. Manages one or more functional areas of Workday HCM system to meet business needs. Provides advanced functional support for the implementation, maintenance and upgrade of Workday HCM modules. Develops large, complex reports and dashboards. Works on multiple projects as a project leader or frequently as the subject matter expert. Works on projects/issues of medium to high complexity that require demonstrated knowledge across all areas of HR. Coaches and mentors more junior staff. Routinely researches and resolves functional issues and educates or trains functional users. Works under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment. May consult with senior peers on certain projects. Typically requires seven (7) or more years of demonstrated HRIS, payroll analysis, or data analysis experience.

Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees’ diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight’s commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

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