Sr. HRIS Analyst - Ardent Mills

11/17/2021 9:53 AM | Kristie Rossi

As the Sr HRIS Analyst you will be responsible for Workday functional system maintenance, optimization, configuration, testing and analysis. This role will partner with internal and external business stakeholders to increase business efficiencies and automate business processes through the Workday platform. This person will be a critical part of our HRIS team, leveraging Workday to deliver solutions that enable the business to accomplish goals related to the strategy at Ardent Mills. This role will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the assigned support areas of Recruiting, Talent, and Learning and ensure that Workday serves the needs for all users.

Your Responsibilities

Responsible for configuration and maintenance of the Workday system including business processes, reports, data loads, integrations, eligibility rules, calculated fields and security.

Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify and track opportunities for process and operational improvements, advise stakeholders on options, risks, and any impacts on other processes or systems.

Analyze and recommend enhancements to business processes and other aspects of system configuration to streamline HR operations and optimize efficiency while ensuring data integrity.

Lead HRIS and Workday projects and enhancements, taking full ownership of managing the work, deadlines and resources to ensure successful completion.

Collaborate within Workday Community and area user groups to research and resolve issues and to proactively remain informed about Workday changes, alerts and enhancements.

Coordinate and perform system testing to ensure requirements are met and system upgrades/releases are implemented smoothly, including tracking and resolving all issues.

Create and maintain documentation for all processes including end-user training and job aids.

Provide creative solutions to difficult business problems that are not clearly defined or where limited information is available.

Build Workday reports, dashboards, and scorecards including proficient use of calculated fields, charts and graphs.

Share responsibility for the design of HR reporting, metrics and analytics.


Minimum of 7 years HR experience with 2 to 5 years Workday HRIS experience required.

Ability to understand how to best utilize Workday functionality to meet the business needs as well as identify impacts across the Workday platform.

Solid understanding of HR functional areas, compliance regulations and business processes.

Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, analytical and complex problem-solving skills.

Communicate effectively with cross-functional teams, explain complex concepts, bring business insights, and drive process improvements.

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Proactive solution-oriented problem solver with mindfulness of the big picture.

Strong prioritization, project management, planning and organization skills.

Ardent Mills is headquartered in Denver, CO. This role can be 100% remote.

**The successful candidate will be expected to commit to a periodic presence in the Denver HQ office, the frequency of which is open to discussion with the hiring manager.

EEO Commitment

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.


We provide market-driven base pay, based on skills, abilities, and level of experiences. Our salary ranges are broad, and individual salary will be market competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of skills and level of experience. The starting range for this position is $78,143.10 - $104,223.36, with additional earning potential possible commensurate with experience, + Incentive Bonus. Additionally, we believe that our team members are the reason for our success and all team members are incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and individual results achieved. While the specific bonus plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions, the targeted bonus plan and targeted percentage amount for this role is Bonus - MIP, 10% Annual: Individual Target.


At Ardent Mills we offer a wide range of benefits to our team members and their eligible family members. Some of our great benefit programs you may be eligible for include: • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage• Health and Dependent Savings Accounts • Life and Disability Programs • Voluntary Benefit Programs • Company Sponsored Wellness Programs • Retirement Savings with Company Match • Team Member and Family Assistance Program (EAP) • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays • Employee Recognition Program with Rewards (RAVE).

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