Workday Specialist-Manager

About AQR Capital Management

AQR is a global investment firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. The Firm strives to deliver concrete, long-term results by looking past market noise to identify and isolate the factors that matter most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. By putting theory into practice, it has become a leader in alternative strategies and an innovator in traditional portfolio management since 1998.

At AQR, our employees share a common spirit of academic excellence, intellectual honesty and an unwavering commitment to seeking the truth. We’re determined to know what makes financial markets tick – and we’ll ask every question and challenge every assumption.  We recognize and respect the power of collaboration and believe transparency and openness to new ideas leads to innovation.

Your Role

We are seeking an experienced, proactive and energetic Workday Specialist to join our Human Resources Team.

The ideal candidate must have exceptional organizational skills with the ability to efficiently manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, high-demand environment and simultaneously demonstrate excellent judgement, professionalism, confidentiality and client service.

  • Provides IT and technical support to HR Department (and other stakeholders) regarding all HR systems
  • Helps assure system data integrity, assists with testing system changes, assists with report writing and analyzes data flows for process improvement opportunities
  • Helps to manage the administration and quality assurance of all HR Systems, including Workday and Greenhouse
  • Assist with Workday implementations, including but not limited to, requirements gathering, module implementation, and business process testing.
  • Provide liaison support between the HR and the IT function to provide technical and business solutions that meet user needs
  • Help to provide systems support to end-users, including, but not limited to, researching and resolving system and data problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; recommends solutions to meet requirements
  • Help drive consistent, standardized HRIS practices, processes, tools and workflows across all lines of business
  • Assist with user training, including developing user procedures, guidelines and documentation. Help train users on new processes/functionality and may train new users as needed

What You’ll Bring

  • Workday experience required – including managing end-to-end implementations and advance reporting knowledge
  • Integrations (between Workday and other vendors/platforms)
  • Security Profiles
  • Advanced Reporting
  • 8+ years HRIS/HRIT support experience
  • Proven track record of securely managing highly confidential / sensitive data
  • This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado

AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO/VET/DISABILITY

Life at AQR


AQR offers generous benefits: 100% paid Medical, Dental and Vision coverage. Perks include health and wellness allowances, meditation programs, onsite breakfasts and lunches and stocked kitchens with seasonal treats.

Employee Connectivity

Employees participate in a range of connectivity and community building events & experiences the firm offers: Book Clubs, Research Colloquiums, baseball outings, Star Wars premiere, our Food Truck Social and volunteer opportunities.

Learning & Development

QUANTA, the firm's learning and development program, offers both professional and personal growth opportunities through 350+ classes per year.

AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.