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Manager Kronos

Location:
Plano, TX
Posted:
February 24, 2020

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Kiran

Kronos Analyst

adbynj@r.postjobfree.com 248-***-****

Working as a Kronos Consultant for more than 6 years specialization in Kronos WFC, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and extensively worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between HRMS and various Payroll systems.

Proficient on most Kronos products including Workforce Central (WFC), Data Collection Manager (DCM), Kronos WIM (Connect) interface tool, Kronos iSeries, Attendance, Adv. Scheduling, Labor, and Accrual modules; and many legacy products for DOS, UNIX, Windows.

Experience in the development of Business Process model, end user training, and documentation in the HR modules.

Well versed with modules from Kronos 8.0 Scheduling, Labor costing, Schedule changes and postings, accrual balance updates, vacation approvals, and timecard status changes can now be instantly delivered to the employee's device of choice be it smart phone, desktop, or Kronos in touch time clock.

Installed Kronos 8.1 applications and upgraded Kronos database from 8.0 to 8.1 and responsible for the performance and reliability of the Kronos systems.

Experience to work with JDA to Implementation errata log files with Kronos modules.

Developed process, procedures and training materials for the Kronos Cloud Hosted Operations team, this information was shared out to other Organizations and was housed at a central repository to be used for reference.

Worked on ADP etime, ADP Vantage, ADP Applications including Pay Force, ADP reporting and ADP Portal, Crystal Reporting.

Expertise with Time Card Management, Employee Accrual Maintenance, Security Access and Process profiles for Managers and Integration of Kronos with Oracle HR system.

Strong experience in Development and maintenance of various DMC systems including Lawson, Workforce Integration Manager in order to develop interfaces and translation tables.

Extensively worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between HRMS and various Payroll systems.

Experience with DBMS concepts creating and modifying live and materialized views.

Experience in all phases of Application Life cycle including systems analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation and maintenance

Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade and Expertise in gathering the requirements from the customer for their pay policies and configured PTO, Pay Cycle, Vacation.

Extensive experience in providing business support, analysis and direction for PeopleSoft Payroll and Benefits modules and for Kronos Timekeeping, FMLA and Absence Management for this regional government agency.

Expertise in defining and documenting Business process flows and "As-Is" & "To-Be" processes.

Expertise in creating Business Requirements Documentation (BRD), and Functional Requirements Documentation (FRD).

Solid understanding of Business Process definition, Detailing, SDLC methodologies proficient knowledge of SQL and Hyperfind and Hands on experience in debugging general database SQL code, dynamic SQL, stored-procedures, user-defined functions.

Ability to scope, plan and schedule activities related to software quality assurance, testing and configuration management.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Ford Motors Dearborn, MI July 2019 to Current

Kronos Analyst

Responsibilities:

Developed and applied appropriate claim and disability management techniques to ensure prompt and accurate payment.

Review pending and completed tax amendment/exception packages processed by ADP on behalf of the client.

Performed upgradation to Kronos WFC solution and added our consumer division also upgrade to Kronos WFC 8.1. to include attendance and leave modules.

Developed and wrote/rewrote multiple Interfaces utilizing Kronos Workforce Integration Manager (WIM).

Responsible for supporting day to day production Kronos environment, including but not limited to documenting all Kronos reported production issues, trouble-shooting Kronos configuration making required adjustments, testing code changes and making best practice recommendations.

Qualified software build pre-releases by testing builds, using Kronos application on customer hosted database (Oracle and or SQL) for customer compliance and release to customer.

Providing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for various Customer problems and presenting them to the Stakeholders.

Created and modified configuration setup including but not limited to Access Profile, Pay rules, Scheduler and Advanced Scheduler.

Responsible for all functional and technical support of Kronos ERP software including current live products Kronos Workforce Time keeper and HR/Payroll 8.0.

Responsible for developing Kronos Payrules, Workrules, Paycode Profiles, Paycodes, Wage Profiles, FAP's, Schedules, Labor Levels, Labor Level sets, and configuring Kronos 4500 and intouch devices

Continuously looking for areas to improve the Kronos processes, configuration and user experience for a more efficient and accurate timekeeping solution.

Responsible in reviewing high-volume timekeeping data using Kronos Timekeeping System

Supported many employees including Timekeepers (Manager) and employees with Advanced Scheduler access.

Created additional patterns and shifts to accommodate the implementation of additional departments.

Configured Leave of absence, reasons, eligibility, documents, and Leave rules from HR practices, making recommendations for Kronos Timekeeping system best practices.

Conducted audits/ reports with New Hire data information. As well as audits and productivity reports for Budget purposes to individual unit needs.

Handled FMLA, FLSA, Inputted tax, Garnishment, and all Payroll related questions on a daily basis.

Played key role in allowing the Kronos project to finish on schedule and exceeding all expectations.

Troubleshot and solved all problems in software and configuration in WFC suite specializing in Workforce Scheduler (WFS) in addition to Workforce Time Keeper.

MasterCard, O’Fallon, MO Feb 2016 to May 2019

Responsibilities:

Highlight to user's possible areas of inconsistency with pay practices and conditions to ensure the accuracy of employee compensation.

Help HR and Payroll departments transition outdated time and attendance systems to Kronos electronic system.

Resolving clock issues for the client stores and maintaining the clocks by configuring the Device Groups and Devices.

Elicits and evaluates information gathered from stakeholders to produce requirements and decomposes high-level information into details for a more general understanding.

Involved in generation and execution of SQL queries with the Payroll coordinators to gather the requirements and implement them in the Kronos.

Answer Kronos 7.0 support tickets in a timely manner: Analyze system and look for new technology to improve processing, make modifications to existing pay rules and work rule using Kronos 7.0.

Designing custom reports using stored procedures and interfaces as add-ons to the existing Kronos reports.

Involved in extensive testing in the SAP system of time related issues such as time evaluation, shift differential, holidays, overtime rules and quota generation (Paid Time Off).

Designed and developed the logical and physical data models to support the Data Marts and the Data Warehouse.

Implemented and configured Kronos scheduler, accruals and attendance modules and advanced scheduler for employees of sites to reduce unnecessary costs of manual processing and possible employee relation's issue when schedule is not processed properly by the manager. Involved with all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies throughout the project life cycle.

Offering Solutions for KRONOS Workforce Timekeeper areas such as Implementation, Roll out Production Support.

Evaluate requirements, write specifications for, develop, test and deploy interfaces through WIM 7.0 using extensive and complex calculations and database queries and commands.

Used the Data Stage Director and its run-time engine to schedule running the solution, testing and debugging its components, and monitoring the resulting executable versions on an ad hoc or scheduled basis.

Interfacing with Business Users, Kronos Vendor and Developers to provide support for Kronos Workforce.

Participates in projects and other activities related to all Kronos modules, from initiation through transition to operations.

Analyzed user requirement and impact on exiting system caused by proposed changes and defined business needs.

Delivered the comprehensive Functional Specifications and System Design Specifications (SDS) and System Requirement Specification (SRS).

Designed custom reports using stored procedures and interfaces as add-ons to the existing Kronos reports.

Analyzed the newly released versions and compare to the existing environment and present the stats to the customer to use the benefits of new releases.

Brain Works IT Solutions Pvt Ltd (Client: Accenture) July 2013 to Nov 2015

Responsibilities:

Planned, executed and closed assigned Kronos software implementations including projects involving multiple locations and/or departments in multi-vendor, multi-protocol, hardware and software environments utilizing the Kronos developed Momentum methodology

Ongoing support of all production Kronos versions/environments.

Analyzed and documented all business needs, work and pay policies for Kronos WFC software suite and played main role in subsequent configuration and testing.

Involved with the build from the ground up. Configuring Payrules, Workrules, FAP's, OT's, Shift Diffs, Holidays, Round Rules and end to end testing.

Reviewing WFC logs, correcting Kronos configuration to ensure no additional errors occurred.

Trouble shoot WIM and Connect interface errors, make corrections and recommend best practice approach. Rerunning processes as needed

Provide advanced functional support and system analysis for installed Kronos applications

Included analysis work of Workforce Device Manager (timeclocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.

Analyzed and documented all business needs, work and pay policies for Kronos WFC software suite and played main role in subsequent configuration and testing.

Troubleshot and solved all problems in software and configuration in WFC suite specializing in Workforce Scheduler (WFS) in addition to Workforce Time Keeper.

Evaluate user needs and recommend best practices to implement new Kronos functionality, create presentation materials and lead presentations, develop requirements documentation, create business process flows and documentation

Install, support and configure Kronos applications to include Workforce Central Scheduler for Healthcare and Optimized Scheduler, Workforce Central Timekeeper.

Payroll systems ADP, Kronos, elabor trainer key in educating staff members to avoid over payments and financial losses to the organization trained staff on specific areas to monitor.

Ensure Kronos WFC and Sage FAS Premier Depreciation applications, logical access, and environments comply with SOX and respond to internal and external Audit requests.

Skill set:

* Kronos Workforce Management *HRMS * HRIS * Time & Labor Management * HCM * Workforce Timekeeping * Workforce Scheduling * Workforce pay rules * Workforce Device Manager (WDM) * Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) * ITIL * Jira * Trello * Kronos Application Configuration * Employee Self Service * Monitoring * Reports * Pay Rule * Work Rule *SQL * SQR * Testing * Implementation * Version Upgrade * Mergers * Spin off * ITSM.

Education: M.C.A. Osmania University Hyderabad-2009



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