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At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

Join us as a HR Workday Analyst!

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is looking for a talented and self-motivated HR Analyst to be a member of the Human Resources Business Technology (HRBT) team.  This role will be responsible to develop and provide production support for Workday configuration including Security across our HR technology landscape between BBH and our 3rd party vendors, which may include some vendor production maintenance as well.  Workday configuration includes Security, Time Off, Time Tracking, Payroll and Core HCM modules.  This position will strive towards maximizing efficiency and improving processes while modifying system configuration functionality, testing configuration and integration changes, as well as managing the changes throughout the development life cycle by working with both internal and external teams that include both functional and technical resources.


Project & Process Management

  • Security point of contact on HR projects and enhancements providing security role design guidance and best practices

  • Take lead in the design and implementation of new Workday functionality

  • Actively pursue innovative initiatives and improvements in current processes

  • Partner with HR to gather/document business requirements, coordinate and document testing, and delivery accurately to HR clients

  • Configure changes in Workday based on business requirements

  • Perform testing activities; document test scenarios, create test scripts

  • Partner with HRBT team members in the design and delivery of integrations in Workday

  • Perform data conversion and data validation activities

  • Resolve issues and defects

  • Manage implementation phase of projects

Systems Maintenance & Controls

  • Workday Security Administration to align with operating model (i.e. assigning security groups)

  • Maintain, support and manage security administration for Workday

  • Workday Core Configuration/ table maintenance (i.e. Locations, company/pay groups, membership rules, custom organizations, cost centers, etc.)

  • Workday Configuration for enhancements, address defects, and new functionality (i.e. Time Off Rule, Time Off Plans, Business Process Config/Policy, Alerts etc.)

  • Perform mass data loads in Workday (EIBs)

  • Develop and document internal HR Technology Standard operating procedures

  • Provide support with Workday release security testing as needed

  • Support internal/external integrations with Workday, including design, testing, and troubleshooting

  • Conduct audits to ensure data integrity (i.e. supervisory orgs, cost centers, etc.)

  • Lead cyclical events for time off/time tracking and payroll processes

Client Focus

  • Address inquiries from Client Service Center related to employee data in Workday and external systems such as Safeguard payroll, and other internal BBH systems

  • Provide support to HR Centers of Excellence and other business owners in the firm on integrations with Workday (i.e. Safeguard Payroll, Benefits, Concur Travel Expense, Centerstone, LMS, My Compliance Office) and other requests (i.e. enhancements, defects, new functionality)

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 3+ years relevant experience in HRIS, HR configuration, security or related disciplines

  • Workday configuration and security experience preferred

  • Strong understanding of HR processes and procedures (i.e. Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, Time Tracking, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to recognize risk and remediate/mitigate as needed

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on a team

  • Experience in the financial services industry a plus

  • Experience working in a global organization a plus

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative and friendly environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can

  • Opportunity to learn how financial world works under the hood, access to the actual FX market and domain experts

  • Opportunities to grow your expertise (internal and external trainings), take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself — without leaving the firm

  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective

  • High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind

  • Flexible working hours


Full time