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Workday Certified Financials Lead

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Job Description

Who We Are

We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Financial 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 Financials Lead, your primary responsibilities may include:
  • Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures  
  • Formulate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting strategies.  
  • Develop statements of work and/or client proposals  
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships  
  • Lead workshops for client education  
  • Manage resources and budget on client projects  
  • Serve as the escalation point for critical functional issue resolution  
  • Provide subject matter expertise to aid in decision making related to the functional solution  
  • Lead, mentor, counsel and manage performance metrics of project staff  
  • Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements.  
  • Architect Workday Financials solution to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated 
  • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices.  
  • 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   

 

Why should I join the Accenture Workday team? 

  • Innovate every day. Be at the forefront of designing and delivering Workday solutions that push boundaries and create new opportunities for our clients. 
  • Lead with the industry’s best. Join an industry-recognized global cloud leader with more than 2000 Workday certified professionals collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations.   
  • Learn and grow continuously. Harness unmatched training and professional development to help you build and advance your Workday, consultative and delivery skills. With learning resources, interactive classroom courses, real-life client simulations and ongoing mentoring available when you need it, you’ll expand your thinking beyond the core Workday implementation. 

 

Who will be successful at Accenture? 

It’s not just what you know or where you’ve been that propels success at Accenture: It’s who you are, fundamentally, as a person. We prize diversity in backgrounds and perspectives. Whatever your unique qualities, a few key traits should apply: You’re passionate about technology and motivated to apply the latest technology trends. You’re proactive and collaborative; a leader with effective communication skills. You’re driven by new challenges and are motivated to improve. You’re a creative problem solver with the flexibility to navigate uncertainty. You’re focused on the future with a desire to develop inclusive, responsible and sustainable solutions to complex challenges

 

Travel may be required for this role.  The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

 

 

Qualifications

Here's what you need:

  • Workday Financials Partner Certification

  • Minimum of 3 years of consulting experience in a lead or similar level role

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on Workday Financials experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of US and/or Global Financials Operations  experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years of work experience) 

  • English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with stakeholders across 
    Canada, US and other countries across our Global footprint where English is the common 
    language. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking 
    stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's 
    activities to avoid this requirement.

Bonus points if:

  • Proficiency in multiple business processes:  (PTP, OTC, GL, FA, Budgeting, Cash Management, etc…)

  • Experience leading global and/or LE Workday engagements.

  • Thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment.

  • Other leading Cloud based SaaS financial application implementation experience: (Oracle E-Business Suite, NetSuite, Infor, Unit 4, PeopleSoft, Oracle Cloud ERP, SAP, Lawson, etc...) 

  • An advanced degree in the area of specialization  

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation, based on full-time employment, for roles that may be hired in British Columbia as set forth below.
 

Information on benefits is here.

British Columbia                          $35.24 to $74.52

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Alberta - Calgary, British Columbia - Vancouver, Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario - Toronto, Quebec - Montreal

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