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HRIS Manager

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Apr 30, 2022

Full time



The incumbent will lead and manage the global payroll system consolidation resulting from Merger and Acquisition activity.  Position will be responsible for working with local HR and Payroll resources to develop business cases within countries to drive towards a single payroll system within a country.  The incumbent will have responsibility for interfaces between the global HR System, Workday, and local payroll and Time & Attendance systems.  Position will also have responsibility for the development and oversight of Power BI Dashboards.

Position will have management responsibilities for all interfaces globally.  Scope of interfaces to include all systems that we are sending data from Workday to local and corporate wide systems such as payroll, Time & Attendance, Benefit Carriers, RSP, ERP, Travel, Active Directory, HFM, etc.  Incumbent will be expected to work closely with IT, local HR/payroll resources as well as outside resources as applicable.

Position will be expected to work with local HR Teams, and Business Unit HR Leadership as applicable, to understand HR System, Payroll, and Time & Attendance needs, provide recommendations/solutions, assist in the creation of business cases and provide management support in leading the implementation of new HR related system solutions.  Scope of responsibilities may also include, but not limited to, leading projects in other HR system related areas such as Workforce Planning and Analytics. 


  • Lead and manage the global payroll consolidation of payroll systems.
    • Lead the creation of the business case which will provide the final recommendation for the single payroll system within a country
    • Lead the creation of project plans and drive the successful consolidation of payroll and Time & Attendance systems within a country
  • Lead and manage the successful implementation of the interfaces from Workday to local payroll and Time & Attendance systems
  • Drive consistency and standardization of payrolls within a country, across multiple locations, to move to a single payroll interface from Workday to the payroll system
  • Assist in the evaluation of potential new payroll and Time & Attendance systems as applicable
  • Function as the liaison/interface between local/Business Unit HR and technical solutions, including but not limited to Payroll, Time & Attendance, and other HR system related needs.
  • Collaborate with IT and local HR/Payroll team members ensuring timely updates are provided.
  • Provide training and guidance to less experienced HRIS staff who will be assisting with the payroll system consolidation activities.  Activities may require providing support and development of interfaces as needed to assist in resolving Production issues.
  • Lead the development, support and training of Power BI Dashboards
  • Provide support for Workday Dashboards and future possible reporting applications (such as Prism)
  • Manage the overall usage of interfaces, identify gaps, follow-up with local HR Management and ensure compliance
  • Assist with technical reporting requests as needed
  • Respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Maintain current knowledge of the current HRIS and Payroll system marketplace and possible global payroll solutions and Shared Service Models
  • Oversee Workday system upgrade testing (twice a year) related to interfaces globally
  • Provide regular updates to management regarding project updates


  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Process Management
  • Motivating Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Organizational Agility
  • Creativity
  • Customer Focus
  • Listening
  • Informing


Two direct reports

Indirect Regional Support


Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Information Technology related field Ten plus years related experience in Human Resource Information Systems Three years of supervisory experience preferred Five plus years of experience supporting payroll and Time & Attendance interfaces Five plus years of prior experience implementing or consolidating payroll systems Workday HR System experience preferred Five plus years of project management preferred Demonstrated coordination, facilitation, consultation and conflict resolution skills. Professional verbal and written communication skills required. Position requires a strong team player.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  They may be supplemented as necessary.

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