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HCM Business Analyst

Date Posted:  Jun 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  320989

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Auditor of State (AOS):

The Auditor of State is the chief financial officer of the state of Indiana and has four primary duties: accounting for all of the state's funds; overseeing and disbursing county, city, town and school tax distributions; paying the state's bills; and paying the state's employees. The Auditor of State is also the Administrator of the state of Indiana Deferred Compensation Plan. For more information about the Auditor of State, please visit 
The salary for this position is 
commensurate with education and/or experience. 

About the Job:

  • The PeopleSoft Payroll and Time & Labor Business Analyst has knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM
  • Business process improvement
  • System requirements gathering
  • Quality assurance testing, and data analytics, with a focus on data flows between the HCM modules and to external suppliers
  •  The ideal candidate should possess knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM applications focused on Payroll for North America and Time & Labor.
  •  Focus includes monitoring scheduled processes, system testing validation, and serving as subject matter expert (SME) for the movement of data between modules and systems to ensure accuracy. 

A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this position are:

  • Lead AOS HCM testing efforts for system updates.  This includes updates for taxes, PUM upgrades, year-end updates, W2 testing and reporting, etc. and identifying, developing, and executing test scripts along with verifying test results.
  • Ensures PeopleSoft applications have been appropriately updated and tested in coordination with stakeholders.
  • Develops and oversees the design and implementation of application solutions to address business requirements under the broad guidance of the IT Applications Manager, IT Director, and agency management.
  • Working knowledge of PSQuery and ability to assist users with query creation.
  • Primary subject matter expert responsible for AOS IT Payroll ticket management to ensure user base is supported from ticket submission to issue resolution.
  • Manage HCM supplier interfaces, including file receipt and transmission, establishment of connections, encryption & decryption, and archiving of files utilizing GoAnywhere software.
  • Conducts data mining activities and develops reports as an aid in the implementation of data-driven decision-making processes.
  • Helps ensure application security and performance monitoring, evaluating and maintaining systems and procedures.
  • Responsible for payroll on-call duties.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

What You'll Need for Success:

Required Experience:

  • Strong desire to learn skills independently.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Previous experience with SQL or other comparable programming language.
  • Ability to adapt well to changing requirements and deadlines.
  • Ability to translate complex business processes into technical requirements
  • Ability to translate complex technical details into everyday language.
  • Strong skills across the entire suite of Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Experience:

  • Intermediate to expert level SQL knowledge.
  • Serve as agency liaison for understanding data flows through PeopleSoft HCM environment, focusing on data flows between modules and understanding relevant dependencies, with concentration on HCM modules and HCM to Finance interfaces.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM Absence Management, Core HR, Benefits modules.
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft HCM system integration with PeopleSoft Financials.
  • Previous experience automating processes and securely transmitting data via SFTP using command scripts, GoAnywhere, or other software.
  • Knowledge of PeopleTools, PeopleCode, SQRs, App Engines, and SQL updates.
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft HCM including Time & Labor, PeopleSoft Test Framework, macros, Visual Basic, Oracle databases, automation scripting, supporting SaaS solutions, Tableau, and/or Kronos Time Clock systems is highly beneficial.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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