Sr. HR Reporting Analyst

Washington D.C.
Jun 05, 2017
Jan 01, 2018
Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: Sr. HR Reporting Analyst
Job ID: 170289 Location: DC -Jackson Graham Bldg-7th Fl
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Posting Open-Close 06/02/2017
- 12/30/2017
Union NRP
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description

Position/Posting Details:

All WMATA  posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off.  The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)

Department Marketing Statement:

Are you looking for a new opportunity to showcase your strong reporting and analytical skills? Do you have a consultant mindset and enjoy using data to provide insights?  This is an opportunity to work in a highly collaborative, problem-solving environment with a positive and hard-working team focused on operational excellence as we begin 9.2 Upgrade planning.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent certificate required.


  • Minimum of five years related work experience (HR Reporting and Data Analytics) with PeopleSoft 9.1 or similar HRIS. Experience creating dashboard views and ad hoc reports.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this job.  The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Essential Functions:

The Sr. HR Reporting Analyst will function as an expert for HR analytics and proactively analyze relationships between data.  Provides strategic analysis of HR data from multiple datasets to help drive informed decisions within HR.  Applies specific knowledge of the business to the data analytics, identifies trends and areas of interest useful and actionable for HR and WMATA business leaders. Monitors, analyzes and reports on data trends that may have a strategic impact on existing or future projects / processes. Provides executive summaries of dashboard analytics for HR and senior leadership. Designs and delivers standard reports and create dashboards.

Acts as a consultant to the organization in understanding the HR data landscape and provide information on where data exists, what limitations there may be, and how to manipulate it in order to turn it into actionable information to inform business outcomes.

Production Reporting and Data Set Deliveries:

Creates simple to complex report queries in PeopleSoft to respond to ad-hoc reporting requests and testing hypotheses.

Ensures reports are comprehensive, accurate, timely, and relevant and reflect the most recent organizational changes. Ensure regularly scheduled dataset deliveries to customers are accurate and timely.

Applies statistical findings and communicate effectively with HR stakeholders for HR Reporting Data analysis and to enhance their understanding of metrics and reports.

Recommends measurements for HR Reporting initiatives to determine value and effectiveness. Assists in the development, tracking and analysis of metrics and dashboards in support of period reporting.  Analysis may include quantitative and qualitative, transactional / efficiency and human capital metrics.

Determines the mix of presentational tools (including dashboards) that will best deploy the information, to include traditional static, dynamic user generated, menu driven, and real time interactive. Confirm accuracy and effectiveness of presentation.

Consulting: Consult with customers at all levels and across the business to elicit how new reporting requirements and output are to be leveraged to ensure the appropriate data is provided within the requested timeframes, escalating when assistance is needed. Gather functional requirements, maintain documentation, and develop project plans and status reports used for managing Analytics projects.  Generate data-driven insights through partnership and collaboration with Human Resource business partners and internal and external functional experts.

Reporting and Data Governance:  Maintain the Report Catalog and ensure currency and accuracy. Follow Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Control Processes for the creation and documentation of production reports and datasets. Understand the HCM data, assist in updating the data dictionaries as needed. Monitor the integrity of the HCM data through regular audits, troubleshooting irregularities, as well as partner with the HCM Business Support and HR Shared Services team to research, correct discrepancies, and ensure compliance.

Projects:  Participate in the design and execution of projects related to reporting and data. As assigned, contribute effectively on all key phases: needs assessment and prioritization, project sizing, task execution, customer and partner communication, draft iterations, UAT, and finalization/roll out. Keep the HR Reporting and Analytics Manager and customers informed on progress and include them in key decision making where appropriate.    

This above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment.  It is not intended to replace the official job description.  Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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