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The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) Team has an immediate opening for a Business Systems Analyst in Information Technology (IT) on the Coral Gables Campus.

The Business Systems Analyst will work with the HR/Finance team to design and develop effective reports and tools to be used for data reporting and workforce metrics. You'll work closely with the team and will be tasked with providing valuable information, insights and benchmarks that will help teams across the organization make decisions that are best for the company.


Provide HR/Finance reporting support including research, analysis of business requests, problem solving, issue tracking, and resolution. Design, support, and coordinate the development of business relevant analytics and processes. Includes researching industry best practices, benchmarks, and tools to incorporate into analytics practices. Ability to anticipate, draw conclusions, and adapt to changing needs and demands Manage confidentiality of data by following established security/confidentiality standards. Translate requirements into effective and impactful dashboards and reports that enable information sharing across the enterprise. Ability to anticipate, draw conclusions, and adapt to changing needs and demands Engage with SMEs across multiple functional areas to gather, clarify, and document reporting and analytic needs for ad hoc reporting, recurring events and projects. Determine what data should be selected and evaluated to address and track various business issues. Consult with functional teams on the selection, application, and implementation of metrics. Proactively apply analytical and research skills to monitor trends and elevate issues. Promote self-service reporting functionality with end users. Monitor reporting usage logs and report catalog to offer recommendations for consolidation where possible. Take ownership of and ensure integrity of HR/Finance data through development of audit reports; troubleshoot irregularities; partner with HR/Finance team to research, correct discrepancies, and ensure compliance. Identify opportunities to reduce cycle times and increase reporting efficiencies. Remain apprised of new technology, new approaches and best practices as it relates to business analytics and the ability to generate critical data associated with the business. Serve as a key contact for non-routine questions and requests, especially related to HR/Finance systems and data. Collaborate with HR/Finance team members to ensure system usage consistency across regions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems, Math, or Statistics required; MBA in Information Systems, or related field preferred.


  • Minimum 2 years of related experience.

• Working knowledge of Workday HCM and/or Finance with advanced report writer, calculated fields and EIB configuration highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, macros)
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Knowledge of Workday HR or ERP HR is a plus
Apply online. Position #P100044286

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information-





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Job No: 65211086
Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 11/29/2018
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