Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

HRIS Specialist – Temp in Manchester, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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Job Description

HRIS Specialist- Temp

The HRIS Specialist is a key resource in our execution of the Recruiting, Onboarding, Benefits, Compensation, and Training processes that are executed through Workday, Bob’s Human Resources system. The HRIS Specialist will assist with HRIS execution, issue resolution, end user guidance, and execution of ongoing processes and reporting. This is a temporary position, with the potential opportunity to become a permanent employee.


  • Provide end users and business partners assistance with inquiries and troubleshooting of errors or issues
  • Validate that processes are being executed as expected (proper outcomes, timely execution, etc.)
  • Update, validate, and correct employee records or business processes to ensure proper and timely outcomes
  • Generate and execute basic reports or queries and provide summaries of data for use in analysis or decision making
  • Support of strategic HRIS initiatives in the form of business process testing, end user documentation, and roll-out communication/issue resolution

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of HRIS, payroll, or systems experience involving process execution, data management, issue resolution, and end-user customer service
  • Strong service orientation and accountability to problem resolution and end user support
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to audit data and recognize data issues and inconsistencies
  • Ability to research, test, and propose solutions and recommendations in service of the execution
  • of basic Workday business processes
  • Strong process orientation. Ability to understand execution steps and related dependencies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency and acumen with Microsoft Excel
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated judgement and discretion in managing confidential data and processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct Experience as a user and/or admin of the Workday system
  • Bachelor Degree in  IT/Systems, Finance, or Human Resources

Supervisory Responsibility

  • The HRIS Specialist is an individual contributor and does not have any direct reports

Work Environment

  • Position resides at Bobs’ Headquarters in Manchester, CT
  • Excellent training, coaching and development provided
  • High level of collaboration with various business partners within and outside of the Bobs’ HR Department. 
  • Ongoing phone, email and report monitoring communication with business partners. 

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.