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HRIS Specialist in Roanoke, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description


The HRIS Specialist is a member of the HR team who manages reporting and analytics functions in the HR system. This role is responsible for building and maintaining reports and analytics within the system that meet organizational needs. This role reports to the HRIS Supervisor, partners with HR counterparts, and helps to interpret complex organizational needs into reports and analytics in order to meet organization’s strategic and operational goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Support the overall planning and manage the day-to-day support for the HCM and Reports/Analytics functionality
  • Gathers reporting requirements provided and writes/ tests reports
  • Continuously monitors the standard set of reports/analytics  and processes
  • Provide recommendations to improve the type and quality of data available
  • Provide organization with insights about human capital across the enterprise, and with all the systems involved in maintaining that data
  • Support the development of reports/analytics training
  • Provide strong analytical and reporting support for the HR function to help identify opportunities to affect business results, change processes and support strategic initiatives
  • Troubleshoot system issues by investigating issues and maintaining  reports and analytics
  • Investigate new system functionality and determine impact to organization and system configuration


  • Extensive Human Capital Management system experience preferred
  • Experience as a HR practitioner preferred
  • Experience developing reports and analytics
  • Ability to analyze and assess data/reports, and then consolidate data into meaningful reports/presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output
  • Strong MS Office skills required in Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft HR and/or Workday platforms a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructions, memos and statistical reports. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before small groups of internal customers.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as wages, percentages and turnover. 
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic statistics.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • Ability to work effectively on several tasks during the work day. 
  • Ability to compare data from various sources and conduct tests of reasonableness to ensure data being reported is accurate.


Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred); and

2-3 years of related experience; or

Equivalent combination of education and experience.






The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.