Acosta Sales & Marketing HRIS Analyst I in Irving, Texas


The HRIS Analyst I position partners with Payroll and Finance directors and their customers to analyze work process design and flow, improve processes and leverage the return on technological capabilities. The HRIS Analyst I builds project plans, ensures adherence to project schedules, maintains a systems orientation and can work effectively with peers to set technology priorities and conduct long-term planning. This position also serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional area and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Analyst I also supports Payroll enhancements, upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned.


  • Performs system maintenance, including the following tasks: assist in the review, testing and implementation of HRMS system enhancements, upgrades or patches. Collaborates with functional and technical staff to coordinate application of upgrade or fix. Documents process and results.

  • Provides technical production support, including; provide support for HRMS including, but not limited to, researching and resolving HRMS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; recommends solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.

  • Manages projects/process improvement, including the following tasks: apply change management experience to facilitate movement to new levels of quality. Identifies and understand issues, problems and opportunities. Compares data from different sources to draw conclusions. Uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or develops appropriate solutions. Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences. Uses this data to build project plans and ensure adherence to schedule and other specifications. Utilizes interpersonal skills when working with various customers and peers to accomplish project goals. Recommends process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy, which must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation. Understands and uses qualitative/quantitative measurement and data collection design principles.

  • Develops reports and queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools including PL SQL, SQL and SQR. Development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Helps maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.

  • Provide insight to 3rd party payroll vendors to ensure payroll accuracy and compliance in North America, where necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, MIS, computer science or related field or equivalent work experience. CPP certification a plus.

  • 3+ years of experience in HR/payroll systems, which may include ADP Payroll.

  • 3+ years of experience in system integration experience is a plus. System integration experience may include ADP, PeopleSoft and/or Sum Total.

  • 2+ years of experience in Ceridian payroll is a plus.

  • Advanced MS Access and Excel skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of SQR, SQL and/or PL/SQL required.

  • Strong understanding of payroll processes and data.

  • Strong understanding of HRIS database design, structure, functions and processes, and experience with database tools.

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to work with large amounts of data; facts, figures, and number crunching; interpret data, detect trends and analyze it to draw conclusions and recommend solutions.

  • Communication Skills: Ability to document and communication functional/technical business requirements. Ability to write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas.

  • Critical Thinking: Ability to look at the numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings.

  • Attention to Detail: Data is precise. Vigilance in analysis of data to come to correct conclusions is a must.

  • Math Skills: estimate numerical data.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2016-115522

Work City Irving

PCN Sourcing

Work State US - TX

US - FL - Jacksonville

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 75039

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +