HRIS Business Analyst

Posted 03 May 2023
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Contract

Job Description

HRIS Business Analyst

Location: Oklahoma City


The HRIS Business Analyst is responsible for driving employee engagement through quality and reliable HR technology. This includes delivering and supporting solutions that minimize administrative burden and help leaders to manage their business. A successful HRIS Business Analyst provides HR systems expertise and consultation to the HR Centers of Excellence (COEs) e.g., Benefits, Learning, Payroll, Recruiting, etc., while planning and driving the agenda for system improvements, in addition to supporting ongoing system operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Align HRIS solutions to support HR strategies.

  • Develop relationships with HR functional clients and Technology team members. Acquire an intimate understanding of their strategies and issues.

  • Train end users (HR COEs) to use HR systems in an efficient manner.

  • Gather and document functional requirements using functional nomenclature.

  • Translate functional requirements to IT teams using technical nomenclature, and vice versa.

  • Participate in meetings with IT teams to advocate for functional requirements and develop a technical understanding of HR systems.

  • Communicate regularly with clients with a focus on explaining issues and solutions in plain terms, provide meaningful updates, and drive decisions as needed.

  • Identify gaps and propose solutions or enhancements to address current issues and emerging needs.

  • Support HRIS projects through plan, design, test, and release phases.

  • Communicate issues and changes to HRIS counterparts and leadership regularly.

  • Work with IT counterparts to address issues and bring a full complement of understanding to clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable business field preferred.

  • Five years of related HRIS professional experience as a HRIS business analyst.

  • Candidate must have experience with HR systems.

    • 3+ years’ experience configuring and training with SAP HCM required.

    • 3+ years’ experience configuring and training with SuccessFactors required.

  • Excellent verbal, oral and written communication/influence skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Self-sufficient, must work with minimal instruction/supervision