HR Data Analyst & Systems Specialist II
Location: Buffalo, NY
HR Data Analytics & Systems Specialist II
Buffalo, NY - One M&T Plaza
Responsible for providing complex, non-routine analytical, technical, and operational support for the HR Data Analytics & System team. Design, implement, evaluate, analyze data and reporting mechanisms to bring clarity to HR-related issues and overall trends in the organization. Act as a project leader on highly visible projects. Research and recommend workflow solutions and process improvement opportunities through data analysis. Help identify and prioritize current and future information needs.
Build relationships with management, HR staff and business lines to understand and capture; needs, areas of improvement, and new functionality requests.
Design, implement and evaluate reports and other information solutions.
Interpret the data and identify opportunities for the stakeholders to improve their operations.
Create technical/design specifications based on business requirements in clear and concise formats.
Proactively work with the team to streamline/automate reports and improve the quality of information provided to stakeholders.
Creates, maintains and ensures quality assurance of key HR data sets, reports and metrics that are relevant and insightful and highlight key trends in human capital dynamics.
Lead the development and implementation of analysis, predictive analytics, workforce and visualization tools to provide leadership with people trends and insights for key employee lifecycle events.
Responsible for maintaining data integrity, ensuring reports are consistent, reliable and accurate.
Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures to manage and track data.
Maintain current awareness of trends and best practices in HR analytics and new information systems, methods and tools.
Assist in the training of new hires; provides guidance and work leadership on day-to-day issues/workload.
Acts as a back up to Supervisor when necessary.
Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
Complete other related duties as assigned.
Nature and Scope:
The HR Data Analytics & System team is responsible for data integrity, reporting security, and developing reports/analysis in order to provide value-add HR reports to the Bank. As such, this position requires intellectual curiosity, strong attention to detail and execution skills with the ability to transform data into stories and business solutions. Position will utilize critical thinking and analytical skills to strategically build thoughtful analysis to enhance reporting functionality.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years professional work experience including 2 years’ experience in report design and analysis, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years higher education and/or work experience to include a minimum of 3 years professional work experience including 2 years’ experience in report design and analysis.
Expert level knowledge of available tools for analysis and reporting and evaluate reporting technologies to continually improve reporting capabilities.
Excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge (i.e. experience using pivot tables, VBA, macros, advanced data techniques etc.).
Proficiency with data analytics tools (i.e. Tableau, Oracle Business Intelligence, SAP Business Objects, Cognos).
Proficiency with computer programming language (i.e. SQL, Java, C, C++).
Ability to manage multiple tasks and manage small to large projects.
Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills; ability to translate information requests into understandable outputs.
Experience in making presentations; effectively communicate and present complex information in a clear and understandable fashion to all levels of employees.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems, Statistics, or related field.
Minimum 2 years in a Human Resources data analytics environment.
Previous experience using Tableau.
Previous experience using reporting and data analytics tools including: Cognos, SQL, or Business Objects.
At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.