Sr. Analyst, Solutions & Workday Configuration


Warner Bros. Entertainment Group


Human Resources


United States - California - Burbank

Posted Date

Sep. 09, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

HR Services provides payroll, travel and expense, human resources, HRIS, IT and benefits administrative services to the Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

It's an exciting time at WarnerMedia as we continue to expand our Workday offerings. We are seeking a Sr. Analyst, Workday Configuration for the HR Services Group. This position will be part of our HR Services organization and will be predominantly involved in the configuration and delivery of Workday payroll and time tracking functionality. This position is responsible for all aspects of development and maintenance, including project planning, requirements gathering, designing, configuring, testing, developing user documentation, and providing support.

This role requires elements of project management, the analytical capabilities of a business systems analyst, the creativity of a solution architect, and process knowledge of a functional lead.

The Daily

• Serve as key Workday configuration expert on payroll or time tracking.
• Critical team member who will work with key stakeholders to inspire collaboration and trust to deliver an amazing and intuitive experience.
• Identify and take on opportunities to deepen service offerings to our Employees, Supervisors and Business Partners.
• Demonstrate Workday configuration through the development of a proof of concept (prototype).
• Responsible for successful implementation of new functionality and/or processes within project timelines.
• Ensure thorough documentation of requirements, conceptual design, and end-to-end processes.
• Lead configuration testing efforts and user acceptance testing.
• Assist in development of training materials and partner in change management efforts and organizational readiness.
• Develop high quality deliverables and presentations (status, updates, read-outs, etc.) catered to the audience and with close attention to detail.

The Essentials

• High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in a business, accounting, payroll, or human resources related field, or equivalent combination of training and work experience required.
• Must have minimum 3-5 years of functional and technical human resources, payroll, or HRIS experience.
• Experience on projects during design, configure/build, implement and stabilization phases.
• Experience with Workday system implementation and functional knowledge with at least one Human Resource function.
• Experience with Workday reporting and calculated fields required.
• Experience with writing reports and queries, updating tables, maintaining security required.
• Advanced proficiency with MS Excel required. Proficiency with Visio and PowerPoint.
• Experience working on projects for multiple clients simultaneously required.
• Must demonstrate intellectual curiosity.
• Must be a motivated, confident self-starter with strong technical aptitude and ability to learn quickly through instruction and self-training.
• Must be able to understand the functional and technical details, but can think strategically.
• Must have ability to effectively capture stakeholders' needs and be able to translate needs into system functionality.
• Must be a process oriented individual – able to document and capture processes in narrative and diagram forms.
• Must have the ability to tailor communication and messaging with varying levels of the organization.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills (excellent quality of deliverables).
• Must have passion for customer service and value end-user experience.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.