PwC - HRIS Systems Specialist

The role of HR Systems Specialist is to provide human resource technology support to PwC. As part of the team, you will help design, implement, and operate Human Resources technology applications that help us develop insights and strategies for our people and to drive business results. Becoming the leading tech-enabled professional services firm is a key strategic priority for us and you will have an important part to play in this.

About the Role:

The HRIS team is split into two areas, HR reporting and HR systems, and we currently have 8 people in the team. In this role, we want you to support HR Management systems and projects to ensure Best Practice standards are being delivered. You will help to encourage process and system efficiency within HR and for the entire Firm. As part of your role, you will review all our current HR processes and HR data and then translate this into technical solutions where applicable, but also be able to explain solutions and processes to a non-technical audience. As a part of the team, you may also need to support the reporting area by providing the business with key statistics and reports as well as monitoring data quality.


  • Develop knowledge of our Human Capital Management system - Workday

  • Understand IT architecture including integrated applications

  • Work with our global service team to make system changes

  • Carry out system security checks / Update system security permissions

  • Mass data processing & imports

  • Work on projects to implement new HR related systems

  • Testing of system changes in Sandbox and Production environments

  • Maintain integrity of system through regular systems reconciliations


  • Degree in IT/Computer Applications is helpful

  • Strong MS Excel skills essential

  • MS Access skills are beneficial but not essential

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience of IT systems, HR & Recruitment Systems beneficial but not a requirement

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment

About the Benefits:

  • In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package, as a PwC employee, you will have access to a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible Friday – 3pm finish on bank holiday and summer Fridays

  • Professional exam support / Education Assistance

  • Subsidised healthcare insurance

  • On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and well-being services (nail technicians, masseuse’s etc. come in regularly)

  • On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and great coffee in our excellent café.

  • New parent leave, wedding leave and gratuity

  • Paid maternity leave

  • PwC pension plan (market leading)

  • We work from 9am to 5.30pm but we do have flexible working arrangements if you need to work slightly different hours or work from home sometimes

We have over 2,000 people working in the Dublin office and we hire over 300 graduates every year so there is always lots going on with different societies and social events and you can get involved in as many or as little as you want.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is important to us also and last year we were certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community and we are one of only 29 companies in Ireland to achieve this.