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Accenture DayNine - Workday Planning Consultant

Job Location: CA - Los Angeles, CA - San Francisco, CO - Denver, DC, DC - Washington, FL - Miami, GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia, TN - Nashville, TX - Dallas, WA - Seattle

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00654701

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Wanted: Workday Innovators
Ready to innovate at the forefront of Workday?
 

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. You’ll deliver HR and financial management solutions that help organizations realize the Workday promise of integrated, cloud-based capabilities that put them on the fast track to a better way to work.

 

Grow your career with leading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a global community with deep industry expertise that help to solve clients’ biggest challenges.

 

Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture DayNine Workday team, where you’ll: 

  • Assess, strategize and manage Workday deployments for organizations across the globe. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations. 
  • Design and deliver future-ready Workday solutions to help organizations optimize their HR and Finance functions and enhance their employees’ experiences. 
  • Join more than 1,200 professionals certified in Workday, collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. 
  • Expand your Workday skills and advance your career with unparalleled training and professional development opportunities.
Key Responsibilities
 

As a Workday Planning Consultant, you should expect to be involved in the following:

  • Identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures
  • Lead workshops for client education
  • Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements
  • Support the Planning Lead in architecting Workday Planning 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
  • Demonstrate design options through the use of prototyping
  • Understand and apply Workday and Accenture DayNine methodologies

Basic Qualifications:
  • 2 years implementing Financial Planning, Budgeting, & Forecasting systems like Adaptive Insights, Anaplan, and Hyperion.
  • 1 year of consulting experience, most recently in a Consultant or similar level role
  • 1 year of experience in Financial Management with a background in accounting, finance, consolidation, management reporting, planning and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, or related field
  • Experience with Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, NetSuite or similar finance applications
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 80%
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting
Preferred Skills:
  • Existing and up to date Adaptive Insights certification
  • Strong financial planning and analytical skills
  • Experience with technical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Up to 1 year of hands-on experience with delivering Adaptive Insights implementations
  • Deep knowledge of EPM software industry market and products
  • Desire to broaden your expertise by obtaining Workday certifications and/or gaining deep expertise in additional functional areas
  • Ability to speak to both the financial and technical aspects of EPM.  Experience managing technical upgrades and ETL/data movement is a plus
  • Ability to create and sustain a relationship with clients, inspiring confidence in themselves and the delivery team while driving to reference-ability
  • 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
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and team with others
  • 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
  • Passion for customer service
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training
 
 

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

Applications for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.


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