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Workday Certified Lead (Data/HCM/Integration/Financials) - Education & Government

Ontario - Toronto Job No. r00196594 Full-time

Job Description

Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Recruiting Implementation Lead. This individual will be part of a team of advisory professionals focused on cloud-based data-reporting operations that integrate and optimize the essential corporate functions of finance, analytics, planning and HR.

For many of our clients, successfully getting their data operations into cloud environments is a major focus. The enterprise data-reporting software of Workday is a critical component of many of the cloud solutions we design, which is why Accenture has assembled a team of more than 2,000 Workday-certified professionals.

What’s in it for You

Help HR and Finance leaders define and execute their strategy and give them the adaptability they need in a fast-changing world.
To help you take your skillset beyond Workday technology, our Transformation Powered by Workday Training will help you take your consulting to a whole new level.

Take your Workday skills and career to the next level, mastering complex projects while expanding your leadership and advisory skills with a market-leading team.

 As a Workday Consultant, your primary responsibilities may include: 

  • Serve as an escalation point for critical issue resolution.  
  • Provide subject matter expertise to aid in decision making related to the Recruiting solution.  
  • Architect Workday solutions to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and impacts are considered and mitigated.  
  • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices.  
  • Demonstrate design options using prototyping.  
  • Understand and apply Workday and Accenture methodologies.  
  • Provide the Project Manager with status updates and keep them apprised of overall project status.  
  • Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder management to achieve project objectives.  
  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices.  
  • Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets   
  • Travel may be required for this role.  The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements


Here's what you need: 

  • Workday Certification
  • Minimum of 2 years of consulting experience, most recently in a Sr. Consultant, or similar level role
  • Minimum of 2 years of Workday Implementations
  • Minimum of managing 1+ person
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associate’s Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.

Bonus Points if: 

  • 5+ years years prior experience implementing Workday with a certified Workday implementer.  
  • Desire to broaden your expertise by obtaining Workday certifications and/or gaining deep expertise in additional functional areas  
  • Thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment.  
  • Think analytically and can effectively apply logic to solve problems.  
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands. 

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