Job Description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Key Responsibilities:


As a Workday Consultant, you should expect to lead small to medium sized Workday Data Conversion effort and have the following responsibilities: 


Lead a team of one other Data Conversion consultant on one or more project teams

Serve as the primary knowledge source for converting data from legacy systems and spreadsheets into the Workday Cloud HCM & Financials system

Converting Data into Workday using Workday provided loading tools 

Create ETL scripts to transform and load data in preparation to load to Workday

Lead in the validation of data loaded into Workday

Responsible for assisting clients in mapping legacy data, identifying data quality issues and overall responsibility over conversion activates on the project

Responsible for key communication to project and client leadership

Closely follow the strategic direction set by leadership when establishing Workday project goals

Collaborate with client counterpart to successfully deliver on shared objectives

Responsible for timely identification and escalation of risks and development of alternative technical and functional approaches when necessary

Lead the identification of process improvements and changes to our methodology based on project experience




Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

2+ years of previous consulting experience or congruent professional experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company

2+ years of experience in HRIS field with Workday related experience in data migration from SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, or similar applications 

1+ years of experience with XML, XSD, XSLT or XPath 

1+ years of project workstream experience 

Experience with ETL Software including Informatica, SAS, Clover or Pentaho. 

Experience with MySql or other database products

Formula and macro experience in Microsoft Excel

Experience with at least 2 full life cycle ERP implementations in a Data Conversion role

Ability and willingness to travel up to 80%


Preferred Skills:

Existing and current Workday HCM or Fins Core Certification

Four-year college degree in a computer related or engineering field or equivalent work experience

Keen understanding and demonstration of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Demonstrated experience in Reporting/Analytics 

Consulting-based leadership experience on specialized projects with overall knowledge of information systems

Ability to lead teams of consultants and clients to reach the goals around data conversion

Self-starter with proven ability to work within a team-oriented environment

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change

Demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Demonstrated experience with Excel, Visio, MS Project (or equivalent) and PowerPoint

Excellent communication (both written and oral) effectiveness with project leadership


Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.  

      

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.


It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.


 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs such as for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009 or send us an email.

Other Employment Statements

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Life at Accenture

Work where you're inspired to explore your passions and where your talents are nurtured and cultivated. Innovate with leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

image

Work Environment

Be your best every day in a work environment that helps drive innovation in everything you do.


LEARN MORE

image

Training and Development

Take time away to learn and learn all the time in our regional learning hubs, connected classrooms, online courses and learning boards.

LEARN MORE

View All

Learn more about Accenture

With over 450,000 employees in more than 120 countries, Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

View All

Stay connected

Join our Team

Join Our Team

Search open positions that match your skills and interest. We look for passionate, curious, creative and solution-driven team players.

Keep up to date

Keep Up to Date

Stay ahead with careers tips, insider perspectives, and industry-leading insights you can put to use today–all from the people who work here.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Receive job alerts, latest news and insider tips tailored to your preferences. See what exciting and rewarding opportunities await.

View All