Overview

Job Locations:
Boston
Toronto

At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters – to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

THE ROLE

The HR Technology Senior Specialist provides functional system support to the Human Resources Department on Workday processes.  Configures and maintains the Workday system in an accurate and up-to-date manner.  Plays a role in the planning, development, and implementation of new modules and processes.   

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • As part of a collaborative team, be an active participant in the development, testing, configuration, and implementation of new projects, enhancements, and interfaces across Workday.

  • In-depth knowledge of the Workday application and strong understanding of best practices within the Workday framework.

  • Experience with the following Workday modules: HCM, Recruiting, Performance and general understanding of Workday Integrations.

  • Maintain configuration for assigned areas, while providing advice and coaching across all configuration areas for the team.  Proactively research enhancements and value-add changes across the platform. 

  • Work with functional team members and subject matter experts to understand requirements and communicate system capabilities/limitations to increase the impact of Workday.

  • Implement proper change management documentation to satisfy the company's internal/external audit controls and compliance practices.

  • Maintain record of Technology service requests and ensure proper action and documentation are completed.

  • Design, develop and maintain a variety of reports based on business requirements.   

  • Perform system regression testing after each upgrade of Workday to ensure all business processes and security accesses were not affected.  Create and implement test plans while providing test results to appropriate resources.  Troubleshoot issues to determine if changes need to be made by the Technology Team.

  • Prepare system training documentation to ensure the proper use of HR systems.  Deliver end user training as required.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum 2-5+ years' Workday configuration experience is a must.

  • Demonstrated abilities using analytical thinking/problem solving skills in identifying issues and providing solutions as required, as well as the ability to translate comprehensive knowledge of HRIS and its back-end technologies into successful easily understood solutions in a consistent, fast, and comprehensive manner.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide range of internal contacts.

  • Solid organization and time management skills with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to protect and maintain highly confidential information.

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At MFS, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply – you might be just the right candidate for this role or others.

What we offer:

  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.

If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email talent_acquisition@mfs.com for assistance. 

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, linked for your reference.