• HRIS Specialist

    Location AU-Sydney
  • Overview

    We have an opportunity for an HRIS Specialist, with advanced Excel skills, experience using Workday and a passion for people data & analysis.  The role sits within our APAC HR team, is based at our office in Sydney and covers the Asia Pacific region.  We have recently implemented Workday Core HCM along with a number of financial modules, so strong Workday or HCM system experience is essential.  You will be responsible for providing end user support to the team, produce both monthly and ad-hoc reports and data insights, support with ad hoc projects, perform database maintenance, information and data insights gathering, data input, and troubleshoot problem areas. The HRIS Specialist will serve as the go-to subject matter expert relating to the HRIS Workday database and all internal systems.  They will be expected to be highly proficient in all matters pertaining to all systems used.


    • Maintain the integrity of data in the HRIS Workday System
    • Partner with Finance and HR Managers worldwide to ensure consistency of HR information
    • Update relevant departments with any internal employment contract changes
    • Provide all employees with HRIS training during their on-boarding
    • Solve database problems identified by Human Resources
    • Track and review all employee absences including maternity/paternity; spot trends, make recommendations to address issues, ensure self-certification forms are completed, coordinate SSP, produce monthly time tracking payroll reports
    • Track employee annual leave; produce monthly report for Regional Human Resources Manager and line managers notifying them of outstanding annual leave
    • Prepare monthly Executive reporting suite
    • Prepare mandatory government reporting
    • Prepare ad hoc reports from the HRIS, manipulate the data ready for presentation to senior management
    • Prepare all offer letters and contracts for new hires and monitor the full employee life-cycle including probationary periods
    • Prepare and mail-merge annual employee salary increase letters and incentive bonus letters
    • Maintain and distribute Starters and Leavers report
    • Provide monthly headcount & location reports to the Regional HR Manager
    • Undertake HR project work as required
    • At times assist with general HR administrative duties as required



    • Experience of Workday or at least a minimum two years’ experience within HR/HRIS, database input, queries, database management, and resolution of database-related problems.
    • Excellent communication skills complemented by high standards of work and presentation.
    • Advanced Excel and strong MS Word and PowerPoint skills.
    • Ability to build excellent working relationships with stakeholders to ensure they are proactively engaged with HR procedures and processes.
    • Self-motivated, possess good planning skills and demonstrate high attention to detail, ensuring the Data Protection Act is adhered to at all times.




    • SharePoint experience



    Key Attributes



    The desire to succeed, willingness to go the extra mile, passion for results

    Decision making and judgement

    Identifies critical factors to consider when makings decisions; prioritises tasks and goals appropriately; effectively assesses risks and returns; can make considered decisions on less-than-perfect information.

    Communication and influence

    Is articulate and gives clear, concise, and focused answers to questions; explains opinions and positions respectfully; uses empathy to persuade others; keeps key people informed; ability to communicate with diverse audiences; ability to facilitate. Is friendly, personable and engaging. Identifies the most appropriate form of communication.

    Teamwork and collaboration

    Ability to collaborate effectively with people of comparable talents and different strengths; willing to pitch in and do the mundane things that need to be done; treats people at all levels and within all roles with respect.

    Efficiency and attention to detail

    Committed to tasks while adhering to time-line; ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously without details falling through the cracks; has high standards for thoroughness, completeness and accuracy.


    Ability to handle changes in direction and work priorities with ease, not set in their ways, enjoys a new challenge, accepts ambiguity and works effectively with all kinds of people at all levels.  Is positive and level-headed under pressure; adaptable.

    Continuous improvement

    Displays a hunger for continuous improvement including personal development, and team workflow and systems, remaining open to mentoring and advice from senior roles.  Applies dedication to personal and professional development. 

    Learning agility

    The ability and willingness to learn from experience and then apply that learning to perform successfully in new situations.

    Education and Training

    • BS degree in a related field and/or a CIPD qualification would be an advantage but not essential

    About InterSystems

    InterSystems Corporation is a privately held software company with a 40-year track record of consistent growth and profitability. We view hiring, developing, and retaining the best people as key to our record of success and we are seeking a dynamic HRIS professional to be a key member of our international team.
    InterSystems is the power behind some of the world’s most important applications. With a passion for excellence and a focus on client success, InterSystems provides data management, strategic interoperability, and analytics platforms used in healthcare, financial services, government, and other industries. In selected countries InterSystems also offers unified healthcare applications, based on its core technologies that deliver on the promise of connected healthcare.

    Founded in 1978, InterSystems is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), with offices worldwide, and its products are used daily by millions of people in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit InterSystems.com.

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