Wachtell,Lipton,Rosen & Katz

HRIS Specialist

US-NY-New York
1 month ago
Job ID
Human Resources
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Full Time


The HRIS Specialist is responsible for the ongoing administration and functional support of the Human Resources Information Management Systems platform and maintains employee data.   Proposes HRIS features and solutions to esnure the software products fulfill these needs.  Prepares and provides information on employee demographics and trends.  Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of Human Resources.  Performs a variety of tasks and works under general supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the functional aspects of the comprehensive payroll and HRIS platform for partners and employees.  
  • Maintains employee data and troubleshoots programming and functionality issues on all HR platforms. 
  • Provides technical solutions to regulatory and business requirements, includes testing and liaising with internal and external support for all HR platforms.
  • Collaborates with other departments to support day-to-day end-user help requests.
  • Responsible for assisting in all partner and employee data entries and changes to the Firm’s various systems. 
  • Maintains employee personnel files and ensures that all information is accurately captured in our systems. 
  • Prepares and provides information on employee demographics including, but not limited to, monthly headcount reports. 
  • Oversees all annual notices, maintains Confidentiality Affirmations for partners and employees as well as temporary employees/consultants. 
  • Conducts regular audits of data input to ensure accuracy across systems.
  • Handles numerous administrative duties for the department. 
  • Provides general backup to the Human Resources and Benefits teams.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of principles, practices and standards of human resources administration.
  • Knowledge of human resources information systems.
  • Knowledge of database maintenance basic concepts.
  • Detail oriented and skilled in performing accurate data entry.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks efficiently and effectively and complete them under time constraints.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical and spelling errors.
  • Ability to diplomatically and tactfully deal with sensitive personnel issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with courtesy and tact.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced degree in Human Resources a plus.
  • Minimum three years Human Resources or equivalent experience in office administration.
  • Minimum three years experience with HRIS systems, preferably Workday.
  • Working experience in a legal or professional services environment preferred.

Working Conditions

Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.


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