HR Systems Analyst (Workday)


Location: Gloucestershire

Job Type: Full time


See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Who We Are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 2,250 people across Australia, United Kingdom, Africa, Canada, France, New Zealand and Asia.

Role Purpose

Are you passionate about employee experience? Are you an analytical thinker who enjoys problem solving? If you have answered yes to these questions then this opportunity could be right for you.

We are looking for a People Partner to join our Service Design & Systems team who will be responsible for delivering process enhancements, including the configuration of Workday, with a focus on maintaining data integrity and automating our people processes to drive efficiency, stop duplication and improve internal customer satisfaction across Iress. You will also work with the other members of the Service Design & Systems team to deliver a people analytics strategy for Iress.

Accountabilities & Deliverables ​

  • Deliver process enhancements including the configuration, adoption and full utilisation of Workday across Iress, promoting best practice and self-service (where relevant)

  • Produce Workday support materials for the People Team and business users

  • Provide advice and consulting services to the broader people team on Workday best practice, and making them aware of future Workday enhancements that may be relevant to their processes

  • Working with the wider People Team, develop ‘customer journey maps’ to proactively identify process improvements with an emphasis on automation (through Workday or Slack) and enhancing the employee experience

  • Responsible for configuration changes to Workday as part of cyclical changes, enhancements to existing processes or new feature implementation including the bi-annual Workday feature release process

  • Provide second line support for Workday queries escalated from the People Service Desk including complex reporting requirements and critical system issues

  • Responsible for auditing data within Workday to measure and maintain the integrity of people data

To be successful in this role…

With previous experience in a HR role, you will have an operational knowledge of Workday and be able to demonstrate experience in building custom reports and system configuration within at least one of the following modules - Core HCM, recruitment, reporting, talent and performance, absence and benefits.

You will be data led, an analytical thinker and an effective problem solver. Prior exposure to data auditing and using data to provide insights will be key. The role requires someone with good time management skills with the ability to take ownership of your own workload.

You will have strong stakeholder management skills with proven experience influencing process changes with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including proactively identifying efficiencies and embedding new processes across a team or business area with a focus on employee experience.

Why work with us?

  • Competitive remuneration

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • 'The Long Weekend' - ​6 additional paid days leave to extend your weekends

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Free onsite Gym at our Cheltenham office, available 24/7

  • Access to free parking at our Cheltenham office

  • Global opportunities

  • Equity grants for our top 25% performers

  • Annual Profit Share when Iress meets its annual profit targets

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to learning and development programs

  • Life Insurance, Income Protection and Private Medical Insurance

  • Healthcash plan to support appointments such as Opticians, Dentist etc

  • Generous referral scheme

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Starting school leave - 8.5 days of leave to assist your kids with the transition to school

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time
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