Job Description

Do you have experience from transforming finance functions powered by Workday? Are you ready for your next journey? Join our winning team; we deliver on the promise of excellence to our clients.

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 more than 500,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

- About the Accenture Workday Business Group

Accenture is a leading partner to Workday worldwide and has a track record of implementing some of the largest Nordic Workday projects. We take pride in leading and advising our clients from early strategy discussions, through technology implementations and transformation programs, to support and operations. Learn more about our practice

- What we offer

  • Innovative, large scale Workday projects
  • Global network of talented and passionate colleagues
  • Challenging work for some of the world's largest companies
  • Extensive education programs and development opportunities
  • Volunteering opportunities in locally and around the world
  • A diverse and socially active workforce
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Flexible working hours, opportunity to work from home
  • Friendly and social work environment - Friday pubs, Accenture Gaming club
  • Wide range of sports clubs with sponsored activities, health initiatives and benefits
  • Ability to craft your career based on your own aspirations

- Job description

As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From rapid deployments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver integrated, cloud-based financial management solutions that put organizations on the fast track to a better way to work.

We are looking for a Workday Finance Lead to join our fast-growing team.

In this role, you will help our clients get the most out of their Workday investment by:

  • Sharing leading practices and your experiences, contributing to a functional design that meets client needs and objectives
  • Hosting workshops and leading discussions on topics across the finance domain
  • Managing and guiding a team of Workday Finance consultants
  • Liaising closely with client counterparts, Accenture colleagues, and Workday to achieve a robust solution
  • Active involvement in (pre-)sales activities to shape the right offering for our prospective clients

You ideally have a strong finance background and have spent a couple of years on the Workday platform, either as a consultant or in a client role, owning and driving the Workday agenda.

You are motivated, solution-oriented, and able to independently find solutions. You have experience in managing and communicating with different stakeholders. You are results-oriented, and able to win others over and sell your ideas.

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Here’s what you need:

  • Strong finance transformation track record
  • Experience from several full-cycle Workday implementations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to meet client travel requirements as needed, and efficiently manage virtual team and client interactions
  • As our projects are often international and may require cross-border travel, our ideal candidate is an EU/EEA passport holder
  • Thrive in a diverse, dynamic environment
  • Think analytically and effectively apply logic to solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines despite conflicting demands
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate across teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate complex messages and requirements
  • Strong desire to work with clients and provide exceptional client experiences

Bonus points if:

  • Fluency in one of the Nordic languages
  • Workday Finance certification
  • Experience from Workday Adaptive Planning
  • Existing residency in one of the Nordic countries is preferred

- Locations

  • Sweden: Stockholm / Gothenburg / Malmö
  • Norway: Oslo
  • Denmark: Copenhagen
  • Finland: Helsinki

- Practical Information

Innovation is about bringing different people, ideas, and perspectives together. As an equal opportunity employer, Accenture’s Workday Business Group welcomes all applications and does not discriminate.

Please ensure to attach a CV and cover letter when applying.

We look forward to receiving your application!

During July and first half of August we have limited possibility to process incoming applications due to summer vacations. All applications received during this time period will be processed at the latest mid-August.

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.

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

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

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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