Sr. Technical Analyst, Workday Workforce Analytics in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/12/2020

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Workday HCM Senior Technical Analyst who will join our HCM team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Workday HCM Senior Technical Analyst, Workforce Analytics will report to the HCM Technical Manager and will serve as a subject matter expert providing workforce analytics that identify, analyze, and interpret data trends to assist with business decisions across the entire organization.  This role will work collaboratively with leaders, and functional owners across business units, to analyze and understand strategies, and then leverage advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex issues that will foster organizational agility and change management capability across the board, enabling the adoption of data insights. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Create simple to complex reports  in Workday to respond to ad-hoc requests.
  • Ensure reports are comprehensive, accurate, timely, and relevant and reflect the most recent organizational changes.
  • Recommend  key performance indicators for Workforce Reporting initiatives to determine value and effectiveness. Assist in 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.
  • Determine the mix of presentational tools (including dashboards) that will best present the information for end-user consumption.
  • Consult with customers at all levels and across the business to elicit how new reporting requirements and output are to be leveraged. 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 partners internal and external functional experts, and business partners.
  • Present methodology and conclusions of analyses to a variety of recipients. Take the results of analyses and tell a story with the data to guide leaders in business decisions with the ability to explain details and high-level overviews depending on the audience.
  • Lead and participate in the design and execution of projects related to reporting and data. 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 customers informed on progress and include them in key decision making where appropriate.
  • Develop technical expertise in various Workday technologies, such as the core reporting and analytics framework and other data or Business Intelligence (BI) related technologies currently on the market.
  • Develop, implement and ensure adherence to data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection.
  • Maintain the Report Catalog and ensure data security and accuracy.
  • Other projects and duties as may be required by business needs.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Experience with enterprise-level solutions and business intelligence implementations.
  • Ability to analyze, deconstruct, design, drive and promote complex data project
  • Knowledge of industry leading data quality, architecture and data protection management practices.
  • Experience with Web Services and APIs.
  • Experience developing and managing Data governance programs.
  • Strong analytical execution with thoroughness, accuracy, and focus on data integrity.
  • Strong database management skills including ability to merge, clean and analyze large amounts of data.
  • Excellent executive presentation skills: ability to extract, analyze and present actionable information.
  • Identify risks and opportunities, brainstorm innovative solutions, and drive actions to quick resolution.
  • Understanding of HR Operations and experience in employee data management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle both planned and unplanned responsibilities as well as managing competing priorities.
  • Deeply curious about business, highly motivated to have an impact on prospects/customers, and broadly interested in leveraging technology to solve business problems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, ability to establish strong relationships with all levels of an organization.
  • Not required, but a plus: Familiarity with Workday Object Management Services (BI), Report Writer and other BI tools such as Tableau.

Education & Experience:

  • Five (5) years of reporting, data analysis and modeling with Workday or other HCM or Business Intelligence applications.
  • Experience developing insights from data, metrics, and statistical analysis and modeling using advanced tools.
  • Technical systems experience (HR systems preferred)
  • Workday experience or training preferred to include tenant wide configuration, business process functionality and integration support
  • HR applications experience preferred

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry
  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)
  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, and Scotts Young Professionals

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.