HRIS Analyst in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 9/20/2021

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Goodwill is seeking an experienced HRIS Analyst to provide daily support, maintenance, optimization, and enhancement of our HR Information System.  The HRIS Analyst is responsible for collaborating with internal customers and assisting the HRIS Manager in configuration, testing, maintenance, reporting, and day-to-day tactical support for our HR system, Ceridian Dayforce. This position acts as the technical point-of-contact and subject matter expert by ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data for process improvement opportunities.



Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesProvides day-to-day HRIS support to Human Resources and the organization in HRIS (Dayforce HCM) including import loads, record maintenance, security and audit reporting.Provides technical assistance to senior-level HR staff and management on several HR programs to include employee relations, compensation, EEO compliance, company policies and procedures, disability programs, Federal and State employment laws, and personnel actions as needed.Writes, maintains and supports a variety of system reports for ongoing customer needs.Performs data entry into and maintains data integrity of the HRIS; processes personnel actions (hires, terminations, pay and title changes, promotions, status, etc.).Serves as technical point of contact for assigned functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, querying and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Serves as a systems liaison with other departments and process stakeholders.Assists in the development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for HR related systems. Trains system users on new processes/functionality.Recommends and implements short and long term HRIS operations initiatives in support of business unit's strategic objectives.  Recommends process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions and policy changes.Provides data and reports to government and other funding agencies as required on a timely manner.Provides HR tools and resources for management and staff to accomplish their goals and objectives.Assists with special HR-related projects and provides training to other staff members as assigned.


Education & Experience

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of HRIS system development and administration, systems analysis and research methods, and human resource functions.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office to include advanced knowledge of Word, advanced Excel capabilities (formulas, pivot tables, macros) to include proficiency in spreadsheet analysis; intermediate PowerPoint skills.  Strong technical aptitude required.
  • Basic SQL report writing skills preferred.
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, effective communication skills and excellent customer service skills.
  • This position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented confidential environment.  Strong focus on confidentiality is a must.
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent work experience required.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification is preferred.

  • Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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