Sr. SAP HRIS Analyst

Location: Downers Grove, Illinois Salary: US$70000 - US$95000 per annum
Sector: Pharma & Health Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/057331_1546878540

Our globally renowned client based just outside of Chicago is actively seeking a mid-senior level SAP HRIS Analyst on a permanent and full time basis. Interviews will begin next week, so apply ASAP to secure a spot!

Essential Functions:

  • Develops, implements and modifies system requirements as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains reports to meet management requests and needs for human resources related information for various levels / individuals.
  • Under the general direction of the Sr. Mgr. HRIS & Payroll Systems, will have opportunities to lead initiatives for the implementation of various HRIS / payroll system initiatives, as assigned.
  • Responsible for processes within the organization's HRIS and Payroll systems.
  • Responsible for auditing HR data and the accuracy of information provided to Management and HR
  • Analyzes work process design and recommends improvements to maximize technological capabilities.
  • Supports system upgrades, patches, user acceptance testing and other technical projects as assigned.
  • Collaborating with HR subject matter experts to recommend and implement process improvements for efficiency and productivity increases.
  • Develops and provides end-users with training and tools that increase efficiencies in the handling of HR data and activities, including on any new processes or functionality launched.
  • Provides SAP support for Talent Acquisition, ensuring the Success Factors integration performs as expected.
  • Provides SAP support for compensation and performance management processes and procedures ensuring all timelines and deliverables are met.
  • Serves as a point of contact for assigned SAP processes - Key User who coordinates training, issue resolution and system development to meet local needs and corporate requirements
  • Performs day-to-day business activities, and executes other projects or activities as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of HRIS / Payroll software and systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the HR function and understanding how systems enhance the HR function.
  • Demonstrates an analytical mind for determining how system processes can be made more efficient.
  • Exhibits strong business communication skills including oral and written communications, presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Work effectively in a multi-nation team environment, interfacing with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas and technologies quickly.
  • Uses good business judgment; effectively plans and accomplishes goals while exhibiting critical thinking.
  • Proactive work style; proven self-starter with the ability to achieve results with minimal supervision; strong orientation and track record of making positive improvements.
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information accordingly.
  • Team player with ability to influence & persuade through strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Intermediate / Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (V-lookups, If-Statements) & PowerPoint (graphs).
  • Decision Making / Problem Solving: Give at least 3 examples of the types of decisions this job will typically make without higher level approval.
  • Determine how best to develop and construct data and OM structures within the system. (PA actions, Organizational structures, positions, qualifications, etc.)
  • Based on experience, make recommendations to HRIS Mgmt. & global HRIS regarding efficiency solutions.
  • Determine how best to audit the data within and across HR systems. (both internally & externally)


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5 years related experience with global ERP HRIS / payroll systems including self-service and portal technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Years of experience: 5 years or more ERP HRIS / payroll systems
  • Specialized training in: SAP HR / payroll systems, Organizational Mgmt. & Personnel Admin Maintenance
  • SAP/ADP Knowledge