Staff Business System Analyst - Workday Payroll (Remote Eligible)

Position Description:

Okta has an opening for a Staff Business Systems Analyst (Workday and Global Payroll) within the Business Technology Team based in our San Francisco headquarters.  Working closely with the Director of Business Technology, you will be a key member of the Workday technology team focused on delivering an exceptional end-user experience.  You will also work across departments and geographies, interacting with our partners in Payroll, IT, and Finance globally.  If you are passionate about problem-solving and driving transformation through automation, then we are looking for you!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help our team ensure data accuracy and seamless ongoing enhancements of new Workday features and functionality including Global Payroll, Time Tracking, Security functions and features; be the primary point of contact for data gathering, testing, and communication with key stakeholders and internal Business Systems teams
  • Perform the following on an engagement: understand business requirements, configure the solution, demonstrate the configurations through the development of testing systems, assist the business in testing the solution
  • Be comfortable and confident with gathering configuration requirements and problem solving with business stakeholders
  • Assist with broadening internal knowledge of Workday configuration through hands on training to cross-functional teams
  • Provide a proactive interface between Payroll client groups and the Workday team to ensure effective coordination and delivery of Workday implementations
  • Build reports to support Domestic and International Payroll, Benefits, Compensation and other areas of Workday and our global systems
  • Ability to be problem solve and propose multiple solutions for business requirements
  • Manage Workday upgrades/newly defined, functional & regional configurations

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years Workday Payroll and Time Tracking experience
  • Be proficient in Payroll, Time Tracking, Benefits, Security Administration, Business Process Configuration, and Report Writer
  • Ability and desire to learn about and expand your expertise to encompass new areas of Workday
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast paced environment and effectively collaborate across teams
  • Strong project management skills to oversee complex projects
  • Strong analytical, multitasking and interpersonal skills required
  • Exceptional people skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both a technical audience and business users

Preferred Skills:

  • International Payroll implementation experience
  • Workday HCM experience
  • Workday Financials/Expense/Procurement experience
  • EIBs and calculated fields a plus
  • Hands-on experience with SaaS Applicant Tracking System preferred.
  • Hands-on experience developing and enhancing custom reports and dashboards in SaaS or enterprise systems.
  • Integration deployment experience a plus

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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