HRIS Workday Specialist

Manhattan, New York Permanent USD40 - USD45 per hour Hybrid working
  • Hybrid Role - Based in New York
  • Elite Global Law Firm

About Our Client

A reputable and well established global law firm, headquartered in Manhattan.

Job Description


  • This role requires maintenance of templates, training documents, data entry and Workday HRIS system support
  • Provide administrative and project support for the HRIS team, including maintaining all HRIS records and files
  • Ensure greater HR team feels comfortable using HRIS system for updating new hire information, changing payroll & benefits and / or performing additional HR tasks
  • Audit employee initiated changes in system for accuracy; troubleshoot basic user system questions
  • Liaise between HRIS system architects, HR and employees during Workday implementation process
  • Provide regularly status updates; review transaction results; assess system performance & accuracy
  • Serve as the point of contact for system usage, access, testing and escalation requests
  • Provide administrative support for testing during each Workday release phase; provide updates on priorities, changes in documentation, enhancement processes and key issues to address
  • Regular communicate with HRIS Manager and firm wide senior leadership

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 2+ years of HRIS administrative assistance experience
  • Experience coming from a law firm - highly desirable
  • Previous industry experience with Workday
  • Strong Data entry and reporting skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and writing
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities, while handling sensitive matters and maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

What's on Offer

  • Highly desirable hourly rate
  • A true temp to perm position after probation period
  • Typical work schedule Monday - Friday 9:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Hybrid 4 days in office (Fridays work from home)
  • Fantastic benefits one converted perm
  • Accrual of remote bank days
  • Highly collaborative team and culture driven firm
  • Room for growth at a prestigious firm
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
Organizational Development
Business Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Leigh Sullivan
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Job Nature
Hybrid working