Workday Payroll/Absence Lead - Public Sector
Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Payroll/Absence 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 Payroll/Absence Associate Manager your primary responsibilities may include:
Lead or support the Payroll workstream on a Workday implementation project.
Support the creation of workplans for large complex global engagements, owning risk, budget, resources, client relationship, etc.
Researching and resolving day to day Workday US Payroll issues
Work with client to support the new requirements for Payroll in Workday
Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes
Provide support for regular and special payroll processes in Workday
Provide support for post-payroll activities like posting, bank transfer and pay checks in Workday
Provide support for Legal and regulatory reports in Workday
Provide support for year-end reporting and other year-end activities in Workday
Manage small on and off-shore functional teams
Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet client/functional requirements
Architect Workday HCM solutions 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 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
Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets
For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.
Here's what you need:
Existing and up to date Workday Payroll Partner Certification
2+ years of consulting experience, most recently in a Sr. Consultant, or similar level role, preferably with a large consulting firm
2+ years of Workday Payroll Implementations with 1+ year in a leadership role
In-depth knowledge of US and/or Global Payroll Operations
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 you have:
Experience in Canadian Payroll processing
Workday Canadian Payroll, Absence and/or Time Tracking experience
Strong US Payroll process knowledge
Demonstrate knowledge of the HR function & processes
Experience with Payroll software such as ADP GlobalView, (SAP), Ceridian, ADP eTime, PeopleSoft, Workday, Oracle or Ultimate
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.
Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.
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