HR Operations and Systems Associate

Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: New York

Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Vice President of HR Operations & Systems
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

This position will work primarily with the Vice President of HR Operations & Systems (directly) and the Senior MD of HR (indirectly).  They will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day HRIS operations including processing employee transactions in the PeopleSoft HR system, responding to employee inquiries, participating in system enhancement projects, generating reports and interface files, and engaging in activities that are typical of a business analyst.

This individual will take a lead role in payroll processing, data integrity and maintenance, PeopleSoft end user training and a variety of other HR activities.

This position will work heavily with the PeopleSoft HR system and will act as backup to VP of HR Operations & Systems.

Primary duties/responsibilities

  • Process employee new hires, terminations, transfers, etc. in PeopleSoft
  • New employee on-boarding and orientation, which includes training end users on HR Online and the Employee Portal
  • Respond to requests for HR data and/or services; ad hoc reporting using PeopleSoft
  • Employee record keeping (data entry) and reporting; benefits and payroll interface transmission
  • Upload and download data files to/from PeopleSoft and a variety of benefit and payroll vendors
  • Participate in PeopleSoft system enhancement projects, which includes testing, training, documenting, etc.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding benefits, timekeeping, compensation, etc.
  • Troubleshooting, investigating, research, problem solving
  • Spearhead process improvements which involve thinking analytically and creatively
  • Assist in annual processes such as open enrollment, performance evaluations, promotions, and year-end compensation planning
  • Compliance reporting, e.g., EEOC annual report
  • Ad hoc HR reporting

Specific skills, competencies, resources and/or software/technology used on the job

  • Strong technical skills, including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility and a willingness to assume tasks outside of core responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees across the organization. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills – patience, persistence, and good humor
  • Strong organization skills, with attention to detail

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

  • Minimum five years’ experience using PeopleSoft HRIS (current version 9.2) or similar HRIS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field


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