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Robert Half HRIS Analyst in Aurora, Illinois


Robert Half is working with a client in the western suburbs near Aurora to add an HRIS Analyst to the team to assist with evaluating, designing and deploying Ceridian/Dayforce. This role will ensure Ceridian/Dayforce is configured in line with the client's needs. The HRIS Analyst will assist in the planning and lead the design, set-up/configuration, implementation and on-going support throughout the contract period. Contract is approximately 6 months and will be hybrid.


• Build an in-depth understanding of the internal stakeholders’ current and future business needs and the relationship of interdependent project work stream.

• Lead the evaluation of the current system and create a project plan of improvements and recommendations of changes to be made and/or additional modules needed.

• Map requirements to standard Ceridian/Dayforce business processes and drive execution of planned activities to ensure solutions are delivered on-time and in line with interdependent project workstreams.

• Recommend Ceridian/Dayforce configuration for requirements that cannot be accommodated by standard, out-of-the-box functionality.

• Develop and maintain the necessary plans for solutioning workshops, business process definition, configuration, testing and training support - including key tasks, milestones, and deliverables – aligned with delivering the overall solution.

• Monitors and recommends solutions for improving the efficiency of data collection and reporting procedures.

• Support the project issue and risk identification, troubleshooting, decision-making, mitigation, and escalation processes to ensure quick and effective problem resolution.

• Support the transfer of relevant Ceridian/Dayforce product knowledge to target internal stakeholders’ resources.

• Provide support for the maintenance of system interfaces.

• Reviews data input, output and reports to ensure the accuracy of data in HRIS.

• Provides end user support; may lead process improvements where relevant.

• Recommend additional technology solutions as needed.



• BA/BS in Information Technology, Systems Engineering, or other related field or 5+ years of prior relevant experience.

• 5+ years of experience leading HR projects including system configuration and/or implementation.

• 5+ years of experience in solution and data architecture, working with highly scalable systems a plus.

• 2+ years of experience configuring and implementing HRIS solutions, Ceridian/Dayforce a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Ability to identify risks and propose mitigation strategies.

• Proficiency with solution diagramming and modeling, process modeling, data modeling using various modeling tools.

• Experience documenting solution architectures using standard templates and summarizing the architectures for non-technical users in PowerPoint and MS Word documents.

• Ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing.

• Adaptability and a willingness to learn new skills, technologies, and frameworks

• Strong communication skills.

• Business Process Improvement – Knowledge of and ability to use methods for identifying, evaluating, introducing, and implementing more efficient approaches to performing business related activities.

• HR: Policies, Standards and Procedures – Knowledge of and ability to uphold the organization's and industry's standards, procedures, and policies regarding human resources management.

• HRIS Operations – Knowledge of and ability to operate HRIS for different HR tasks, projects, and processes.

• HR Operations – Knowledge of and ability to implement HR related tasks, processes, and projects to ensure that day-to-day operations run smoothly.

Ceridian, Dayforce, HRIS Analysis, HRIS Conversion, HRIS Implementation, HRIS reporting, HRIS System, HRIS - Human Resources Info Systems, HRIS Database, Administrative procedures, Desktop administration

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