HRIS Analyst

November 21 2020
Industries IT: Software
Categories Analyst, HRIS, ATS, Information Technology
Toronto, ON

We’re looking for a HRIS Analyst to be our first point of contact for Hootsuite’s HRIS platform and related processes across our global functions. You’ll be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of our HRIS system (Workday) and will be the subject matter expert on all HRIS related issues for internal clients. In addition, you will help maximize technological capabilities to reduce manual processes, and serve as a resource for process-improvement tasks. While based in Hootsuite’s Vancouver or Toronto (virtual) office, you will report to the Manager, People Operations.


  • Support the full range of Human Resource Information System (HRIS) functions, including systems analysis, development, maintenance, and administration on projects
  • Develop, implement, update and maintain the human resources information system (HRIS) to ensure data integrity and integration with other systems
  • Create efficiencies through understanding system capabilities and streamlining processes
  • Provide technical support on HRIS practices and innovations and ensures that all applications comply with legal requirements
  • Manage the testing, implementation and maintenance of new or modified human resources systems to meet the organization's ongoing needs
  • Identify, analyze and propose changes to current processes to improve operations of assigned People functions areas
  • Serve as a subject matter expert providing advice to staff and management, consistent with employee standards and legislative guidelines
  • Configure, document and audit user security


  • Several years of HR/People experience with distinct HRIS experience
  • Strong knowledge of Workday
  • Experience within a multi-jurisdictional corporate environment
  • Extremely well organized and exceptional attention to detail
  • Advanced / expert knowledge of Excel
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. Looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external customers meet their needs
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Priority Setting: focuses time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. Clearly understand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions
  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity.
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others.

Share our values: We champion the power of human connection. We’re united globally by our shared values of innovation, grit, humility, and passion for customer success.

Make an impact: Working at the speed of social, we create value for our customers by delivering solutions that power relationships at scale. Our pace of work enables fast learning and fosters an environment where you can stretch yourself and make an impact.

Learn and grow: We’re committed to growing the capabilities of our people. We are building a learning community where you can work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities. Our employees are teachers and learners who work out loud and share their knowledge to enhance each other’s growth.

We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring. Our purpose is to champion the power of human connection and the heart of connection is inclusion. You belong here.

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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