PeopleSoft Analyst

Company Name:
MDI Group
MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 20 years of expertise in finding "best fit" IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract position:
PeopleSoft Analyst
5 month contract
Carrollton, Texas
Position Summary:
The Senior HRIS Analyst provides functional PeopleSoft expertise support to end-users regarding the HR/Benefits/Payroll modules as well as the Benefits Administration application. Responsibilities also include the diagnosis and resolution of errors and issues that occur with data, setups, processes, events, interfaces etc. The Sr HRIS Analyst is also responsible for designing queries and reports, end-user training, configuration and table maintenance and plays a key role in various projects as well as lead small projects. This position supports several core functional areas and acts as a liaison between end-users and internal information technology partners. This position also provides back up support to Ceridian/Dayforce Saas solution for Canadian Payroll as well as to the online enrollment solution for Benefits.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct HRIS' fit/gap analysis and recommend new functionality
Write unit testing test scripts for functionality and programs/processes and reports
Execute unit testing of new functionality, existing functional and customizations
Document business processes, functionality, data conversion and system validation
Execute table configuration if applicable
Provide daily support and guide users during user testing
Work with IT Development to troubleshoot/resolve issues
Essential Functions:
Maintain in-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft core HCM application and Benefits Administration to provide full functional support to end users.
Manage table setups and configuration including, but not limited to, departments, job codes, companies, pay groups, leave plans, benefits plans, eligibility rules, etc,
Act as liaison with IT and functional users in creating and testing new programs, improvements, and implementing processes.
Troubleshoot and resolve errors and problems as they relate to Payroll, Benefits, HR, Benefits Administration or any other custom or delivered process, interface job or module in use by the company. Test and recommend resolutions to users.
Administer business rules within PeopleSoft HCM application.
Serve as key functional team member for upgrades, application of bundles, and tax updates to the HCM applications.
Coordinate testing to ensure that interrelated data and processes are thoroughly tested as well as to ensure proper testing is completed, so that required specifications are met with efficient, accurate, and quality information.
Provide insight of application capabilities and limitations for PeopleSoft users to effectively manage expectations.
Conduct audits to ensure data integrity. Communicate data issues to the data owners for resolution.
Work with IT and users to provide successful, reliable interfaces between HR system and external vendors.
Utilize HCM reporting tools to develop specialized HR reports on a scheduled or ad-hoc basis and meet deadlines for ongoing monthly reporting.
Utilize Excel and other applications to manipulate, analyze, and logically present data to end users at any level of the organization
Develop and provide user training for PeopleSoft, both as a result of upgrades and on an ongoing basis.
Manage small projects such as implementation of new functionality within PeopleSoft.
Act as a back-up to HRIS Manager for security administration.
Provide analysis and interpretation of report data as required.
Work on special projects assigned.
Job Requirements:
Maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
Read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other employees
Lead through ability to influence and motivate at all levels
Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other employees
Multi-task and prioritize workload
Work within the appropriate level of independence
Function in a fast-paced environment
If applicable, ability to travel for meetings with customers, vendors, other employees, and/or other business necessities
Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, or related area or equivalent work experience
5 -8 years PeopleSoft HCM experience, using version 8.3 or higher and Ceridian/Dayforce knowledge a plus
Strong business knowledge in HR functions and processes such as HR, Benefits, Payroll, and Compensation
Strong understanding of PeopleSoft Payroll, Benefits, and HR Modules as well as the Benefits Administration application
Requires a strong understanding of a relational database
Experience writing complex queries using PeopleSoft Query Manager
Extensive knowledge of report writing and ability to create reports
Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to work independently on projects of high complexity with minimal supervision
Experience developing and executing test scripts for various system changes such as bundles, enhancements, upgrades, tax updates, etc.
Advanced knowledge and use of Excel
Experience administering PeopleSoft security a plus
Requires strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
Must be a self-directed with a positive attitude and high energy level
Must be able to multi-task within a flexible work environment
Ability to adapt to changes and continuously meet deadlines
Results-driven, business-oriented mindset focused on adding value and arriving at creative solutions to complex and challenging problems
Excellent relationship-building skills, both internally and externally
Strong critical and conceptual thinking ability coupled with qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills with the ability to motivate employees at all levels and influence without authority
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Outstanding customer service skills and focus
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate to various audiences
Demonstrate ability to use creativity and resourcefulness
Ability to work effectively with partners from varied and diverse backgrounds and at all levels of the organization
Edward Cusack
Sr. Technical Recruiter
MDI Group
O :: 214.231.7486
A :: 1701 Legacy Dr. Suite 1200
Frisco, TX 75034

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