The HR Technology Lead, Payroll & Timekeeping is responsible for performing business analysis and supporting HR technology systems. In this role you will support a range of projects, involving business acquisitions, designing system enhancements and supporting all HR systems. You will research and resolve complex issues and work directly with resources in other HR teams and Technology.Know how to troubleshoot PeopleSoft employee setup as it relates to timekeeping The HR Technology Lead, Payroll & Timekeeping is responsible for performing business analysis and supporting HR technology systems. In this role you will support a range of projects, involving business acquisitions, designing system enhancements and supporting all HR systems. You will research and resolve complex issues and work directly with resources in other HR teams and Technology.
Your primary focus as the HR Technology Lead, Payroll & Timekeeping Primary will be Payroll, Timekeeping, and Absence Management systems for the Cox Automotive People Solutions Operations team.
Lead multiple medium to large projects; develop project definition in partnership with business sponsors; includes identifying scope, constraints, deliverables, and timelines; leading project implementations, facilitating project status meetings and ensuring status updates are complete.
Make recommendations regarding the design and development of new and/or modified systems, software and hardware; install new modules/programs; perform testing, system maintenance, training, and problem solving.
Perform best practice analysis to determine the root cause of problems and issues; recommend and implement the best overall solution.
Act as a subject matter expert, partnering with key business users in all aspects of analysis, design and testing for system integration with HR systems.
Develop critical working relationships with internal business owners and associated functional workstreams to understand enterprise requirements and contribute to application and process improvements.
Own relationship with customers and drive input into strategic roadmap for all things HR and Compliance, including but not limited to systems supporting areas such as Self Service, HR, Compliance, Security, Benefits, Leaves, and Case Management.
Configure new or modify existing applications to meet changing requirements.
Identify problems; serve as liaison with application vendors on problem resolution, application changes, and new functionality implementation.
Work with the Training department to develop end user training material for current and new functionality and/or processes.
Make recommendations for process improvements utilizing existing and new HR technology to improve the effectiveness of Human Resources operations.
Identify opportunities for improving the effectiveness of HR processes, systems, and reports.
Assist with review, evaluation, and implementation of revised Human Resources policies and procedures as they relate to HR technology.
Support communication/change management activities for projects and enhancements based on business needs.
Develop queries/reports for projects and ongoing business needs. Understand advanced metric reporting and be able to deliver with minimal direction.
Translate and document non-technical requirements into technical concepts with a comprehensive understanding of HR applications and technical interdependencies. Exercise good judgment in use of standards and technical documentation. Identify and include associated controls.
Identify, remove and resolve key barriers/issues through innovative solutions.
Continually assess business needs; recommend and implement measures that will ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded by enhancing system capability and performance.
Manage issues resolution and coordinate problem resolution with HR or Technology.
Create and deliver presentations on specific system-related topics.
Provide functional guidance, advice and/or training to less-experienced HRMS staff.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Understand and interpret basic payroll concepts such as: earning code and tax calculations, shift rules, state specific overtime calculations and variant business setups.
Understand financial implications of different types of pay such as: commission pay, bonus pay, piece and flag pay, flat pay etc.
Be proficient at analysis and creation of timekeeping to payroll system data load files
Stay abreast on CAI payroll processes and data entry practices
Hands on experience with PeopleSoft Time and Labor
Experience reading and interpreting basic PeopleSoft, Time and Labor and Kronos Payroll and finance reports
Know how to troubleshoot PeopleSoft employee setup as it relates to timekeeping
Bachelor's degree in human resources, information technology or a related field or equivalent combination of related professional experience and education
7 years' experience with HR technologies
3 experience with PeopleSoft HRMS
3 years of experience 8.0 or above Kronos knowledge including basic configuration interpretation and ability to read and interpret Kronos terms.
Hands on experience leading full cycle payroll and timekeeping projects
Advanced knowledge of organization's current technologies and practices
Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical functional teams
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, customer service orientation
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization
Strong analytical and time management skills, effectively managing work flow and ability to manage multiple projects and timelines
Ability to take initiative to identify and anticipate client needs, make recommendations, and implement actions
Project management experience with the ability to understand project management tools and processes