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American Express Global Business Travel HRIS Analyst (Time Tracking) in Des Moines, Iowa

Note: As of June 29 the location has been updated to include US Virtual and Gurgaon!

Also, Workday Time & Absence experience is REQUIRED!

The HRIS Analyst evaluates, analyzes, designs, and maintains HR systems. This role focuses on planning and managing cross-functional work relating to acquisitions and optimizing the overall Time & Absence set up in Workday.

Reporting to the Director, HRIS the HRIS Analyst maximizes system potential based on business requirements and resolves Workday-related support issues.


  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the Workday HCM solution with a specialty in Time & Absence

  • Participate in HR technology initiatives by assisting with business requirement gathering, business process review, project management, testing, training, documentation development, communication and business process configuration.

  • Partner with HR and business experts to develop solutions leveraging Workday.

  • Configure Workday to achieve business objectives.

  • Manage outsourced configuration resources related to Workday Time & Absence and other modules (as needed)

  • Works closely with the development and payroll team to design, build, test and release Time & Absence related integrations

  • Design and develop reports while adhering to internal standards to ensure reuse and maintainability. Assist staff with creation of advanced reports to support their day to day responsibilities, as well as create ad hoc reports, as required.

  • Provide day to day support for production environment. Provide support for issues related to HR Systems by investigating problems and developing detailed suggestions for resolution of issues. Create and resolve Workday Support cases as needed.

  • Assist in the review, testing and implementation of system upgrades.

  • Assist with prioritization of enhancements and overall stabilization efforts

  • Provide periodic training for end users on system processes and procedures.


  • Experience with Workday:

  • Expertise in one or more modules, including the ability to complete functional configuration. Experience with Workday HCM, and Workday Time & Absence required

  • Experience developing complex custom reports and working with dashboards.

  • Workday Time & Absence certification helpful

  • Experience supporting a global organization.

  • Able to effectively manage changing and conflicting priorities

  • Ability to synthesize cross-functional teams and requirements

  • Experience with M&A integrations in a post-production environment

  • Solid project management skills are required along with a strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Self-directed and a demonstrated strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to work independently while being a strong team player

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Knowledge of human resource practices, techniques and standards

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Superior MS Excel (including functions, pivot tables, macros)

  • Experience creating Excel data for Workday EIB’s required


United Kingdom>London

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.