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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Workday Analyst (Can sit in most US offices) in New York, New York

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with more than 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking anHRIS Workday Analyst,reporting to the HR Analytics and Systems Manager. This position can be located in most US offices. The HRIS Workday Analyst will be responsible for maintaining and optimizing Workday for Morgan Lewis. As an established Workday customer, we are continuously enhancing existing functionality, adding new modules, and assisting our end users in order for the Firm to maximize Workday's capabilities. Our current Workday modules include HCM, Recruiting, Talent & Performance, Advanced Compensation, Time Tracking, and Absence. This position will play a lead role in the implementation and support of additional modules and enhancements to current modules. This position will work in a highly collaborative environment with internal teams to gather and validate business requirements and recommend solutions.

A hybrid work opportunity is available for this position.

Job Responsibilities

Participates in the ongoing requirements gathering, design, test, deployment, and maintenance of Workday configuration for new functionality or enhancements.

Troubleshoots and resolves production support issues and resolves defects timely and with exceptional customer service.

Effectively collaborates with teams such as HR, Benefits, Payroll, IT, Recruiting, Finance and others to provide support for requests such as enhancements, defects, and new functionality.

Consults with Firm stakeholders to understand business processes, goals and enhancement opportunities in order to provide technology solutions.

Provides support for Workday, including researching, identifying, and resolving complex Workday issues, unexpected results and process flaws. Proactively seeks feedback from appropriate parties on suggested solutions.

Serves as lead for one or more Workday functional areas (i.e. Recruiting, Time & Absence, Payroll, Benefits, Advanced Compensation etc.).

Recommends best practices to ensure optimal use of Workday based on knowledge of Firm processes and technology.

Continuously increases technical and industry trend knowledge by participating in Workday Community and other forums, including on-line discussions, brainstorms, voting, training, webinars etc.

Frequently provides status updates on any work or projects assigned.

Performs complex data uploads into Workday utilizing Enterprise Interface Builders (EIBs).

Participates in Workday's bi-annual releases.

System Analysis/Management

Assists the HR Centers of Excellence and other HR teams with the process flows, data analysis, configuration and EIB loads associated with annual and off cycle events such as performance evaluations, merit increases, bonus payments, and job structure enhancements.

Collaborates with Information Technology to develop and implement new or enhanced technology (i.e. interfaces, outsourced vendor arrangements, system integration) and manages support.

Prepares test plans and scripts; executes test scripts; oversees and supports user acceptance testing.

Develops user procedures, guidelines, and documentations.

Assists with software implementation and upgrades as necessary.

System Support

Provides level 2 support for all HR system modules (HR, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence, Advanced Compensation Benefits, Recruiting, Talent & Performance) including, but not limited to, researching, identifying, and resolving complex Workday issues, unexpected results and process flaws.

Coordinates with Firm IT to resolve application issues.

Actively participates in user acceptance testing and documentation.

Assists end-users and internal teams on Workday related issues.

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university.

Minimum 3+ years of directly related HRIS and Workday experience, preferably in a professional services industry or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in Workday implementation, configuration and support, specifically in the Workday functional area of Talent and Performance module required.

Other Workday module experience preferred in any of the following: Advanced Compensation, Recruiting, Onboarding, Payroll, or Benefits. Payroll or Benefits functional area experience highly desirable.

Candidates must also have advanced skills in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills (including grammar and punctuation), as well as strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

The successful candidate will possess effective problem solving and time management skills, the ability to multitask, independent decision-making, discretion and judgment.

The position is best suited for individuals who are self-motivated and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Customer service oriented with a demonstrated desire to exceed expectations and deliver an excellent experience.

Exceptional analytical skills and capabilities.

Ability to consult with stakeholders and identify metrics and interpretation needed in deliverables.

Self-motivated with a focus on driving results and strong sense of accountability.

Ability to communicate best practices, methods and processes.

Ability to lead large-scale projects.

Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential.

Proven record of setting delivery commitments and meeting expectations.

Ability to critically think and have an analytical mindset with a strong ability to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve system issues.

Ability to manage multiple, high priority tasks and adjust to shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines.

Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on a team.

Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new systems and processes through instruction and self-training.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting "Careers."


COVID-19: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP requires its personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.