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HRIS Analyst

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a HRIS Analyst to join our dynamic team in New York, Boston or Orange County. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

As an HRIS Analyst, you will be responsible for developing solutions and providing management with database administration that ensures the best possible user experience through table setup, systems monitoring, system enhancements and problem solving for HR processing. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Contributing with the review, planning, testing, implementation, and training for HRMS upgrades and updates
  • Configuring the Firm’s HRMS platforms in relation to HR, Benefits Administration, Performance Review, Compensation, and Self Service Modules.
  • Maintaining and updating HRMS system as a functional user. Ensuring table configurations are correct and complete and feeding to other downstream systems are working properly.
  • Reviewing existing system configurations and processes to identify areas where the PeopleSoft user experience can be improved. Engaging all users of the system to identify optimal set-up and configuration from a user perspective.
  • As needed, uses knowledge of query tools and PeopleSoft table structure to write complex queries to retrieve both current and historical data in system testing and at the request of management on both a regular and ad hoc basis
About You

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience working with internal clients and the Human Resources Service Team to identify opportunities and create system-based solutions that improve business process
  • Knowledge and proficiency with PeopleSoft Query tools, and Business Objects
  • Basic understanding of design thinking
And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field
  • Certification in PeopleSoft HR, Benefit Administration, and Payroll Interface modules
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in Human Resources Information Systems and Human Resources Administration
  • A minimum of two (2) years Technical/Functional experience with PeopleSoft HR, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration and payroll Applications
Compensation & Benefits

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also receive a generous and competitive total compensation package. The salary range for this role is $85,000 - $95,000 and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, and location. Discretionary bonuses may be awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance — and profit-sharing partnership contributions to 401(k) accounts may be given based on firm performance.

Latham's comprehensive and best-in-class benefits support employees through every stage of life:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Generous 401(k) plan and firm-paid basic life and disability insurance
  • Extensive resources for parents and caregivers
  • Family building and fertility resources
  • And much more!
In addition, employees receive:

  • At least 11 paid holidays per year and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Ongoing professional development and career support, including bespoke training and leadership development programs, firm-paid access to LinkedIn Learning courses, and career coaching.
  • Peer networking, mentoring, and professional support through our eight global staff affinity groups.
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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