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HRIS Specialist

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Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2024

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The HRIS Specialist will have the opportunity to support multiple modules in A&M’s Workday solution and product suite. The current module supported by A&M include:  HCM, Recruiting, Performance, Payroll, and Benefits. The HRIS Analyst will provide Workday configuration support to all product workstreams; however, may have specific focus on workstreams at peak times based on business need. 

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum 3-year work experience with Workday.

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

  • Proven record of setting delivery commitments and meeting expectations.

  • Analytical mindset with 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 to learn new systems and processes.

  • Ability to work within a team environment with global team members and time-zones.

  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training.

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

Job Duties:

  • Participate in the ongoing design, configuration and reporting for Workday HCM, Recruiting, Talent and Performance, Payroll and Benefits.

  • Perform Workday Functional Lead responsibilities as needed such as leading design sessions, configuring and unit testing, and supporting end to end testing.

  • Partner and build relationships with end-user stakeholders to advance Workday adoption and ease of use.

  • Research problems. Identify opportunities and seek opinions and feedback on suggested solutions.

  • Provide Workday end- user support; develop and maintain associated user support procedures, guidelines and documentation.

  • Frequently provide status updates on ‘in progress’ work items or projects assigned.

  • Participate in analyzing, testing, and adopting functionality from bi-annual Workday releases.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, HRIS, Business Administration, IT/IS, MIS or related field preferred.

  • Knowledge of HR processes (from previous assignments, roles, experience in HR – i.e., responsibility in new hires, terminations, leaves of absences, employee benefits, immigration, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of the following Workday modules : Benefits, Payroll, Compensation, Advanced Compensation, Absence, Performance, Talent, and/or Integrations.

  • Working knowledge of ERP or accounting systems.

  • Familiar with QA and testing procedures.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel.

The salary range is $70000- $90000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.


Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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