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Job Req ID:  18989

HRIS Reporting Specialist


General Description

The reporting specialist positon is responsible for ongoing reporting support for HR/Payroll Shared Services. This positon also supports customers outside of HR/Payroll Shared Services with complex reporting needs. Examples of the units include Benefits Operation Center, Benefits Service Center, JHU tax office, Health System HR offices, Health System Benefit Office and International Office etc.  This position plays a critical role in maintaining HR Data integrity and prevent payroll errors for 3 payroll areas including Semimonthly, Biweekly and Weekly.  This position will utilize various reporting tools and SAP ABAP programming to monitor HR, Benefit and Payroll data for operational, administrative and quality assurance purposes. This position also serves as the functional expert for HR/Payroll Shared Service. This position also provides support for ESS (Employee Self Service), BW Analysis and System upgrade testing. 


The candidates for this position must be team oriented, strong technical competencies, have outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, have the ability to maintain confidentiality and have the ability to multi task and meet deadlines on a consistent basis.



  • Serve as SAP reporting expert and functional expert for HR/Payroll Shared Services.
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools including BW Analysis, Query Manager and SAP Infoset Query.
  • Build and code queries using ABAP programming in Query Manager.
  • Audit all data entry accuracy in prevent payroll errors including ISR, Spreadsheet and data upload etc.
  • Conduct routine audits of various payroll, HR or Benefits records/files to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports and ad hoc reporting to ensure data integrity.
  • Serve as liaison with information systems team in resolving configuration and related problems and/or implementing functionality changes. Assist with testing new SAP functionality or changes (wage types, infotype and configuration changes). 
  • Monitor benefit eligibility compared SAP Benefit Master Data.
  • Support upgrades, Support Pack testing, new hospital integrations and other projects as assigned.
  • Support including customer Service, troubleshooting, upgrade, enhancement, testing and communication.
  • Support for BW Analysis including customer Service, troubleshooting, upgrade, enhancement, testing and training. 
  • Assist management with establishing and improving upon defined HR/Payroll procedures and processing methods to efficiently and accurately meet production and performance goals.
  • Responsible for creating a work environment that maintains confidentiality.
  • Participate in quality assurance reviews and quality control monitoring efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree is required or equivalent experience.
  • Be detailed oriented.
  • Have outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 1+ year of experience working in an enterprise resource planning environment or other HRIS/HRMS position is required.
  • 1+ years of data analysis experience, preferred in Reporting Function Role supporting HR, Payroll and Benefit Unit.
  • 1+ year of experience with ABAP programming or other equivalent programming.
  • Understanding of SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office including Word, Powerpoint and Access. Advanced Excel skill is required.
  • Strong understanding of Human Resources, Payroll and Benefit data.
  • Knowledge of HRMS database design, structure, functions and processes, and experience with databases tools.
  • Demonstrated project and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills with experience applying these skills within complex programs to address business and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented environment, and be flexible and adaptable to changing situations. Ability to juggle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with confidential materials and employee information and maintain confidentiality at all times.

Preferred—Reporting experience with SAP or other ERP (Oracle, PeopleSoft, etc.) and Programming Experience with SAP ABAP.

  • BI reporting a plus.


Classified Title: HRIS Reporting Specialist 
Working Title: HRIS Reporting Specialist 
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OG 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 03-MD:Eastern High Campus 
Department name: 10003646-HR Shared Services 
Personnel area: University Administration


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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