Workday FINS Lead
Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday FINS Manager.
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 1,200 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.
Here’s what you need:
- Existing and up to date Workday Financials Partner Certification (or recently expired Partner Certification)
- 4+ years of consulting experience, most recently in a Associate Mgr., or similar level role, preferably with a large consulting firm
- 3+ years of hands on Workday Financials experience, having led at least 2 end-to-end Implementations
- In-depth knowledge of US and/or Global Financials Operations
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years of work experience)
Bonus points if:
- Proficiency in multiple business processes: (PTP, OTC, GL, FA, Budgeting, Cash Management, etc…)
- 5+ years prior experience implementing Workday with a certified Workday implementer.
- 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 for roles at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors including but 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 for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.
California: $100,400 - $224,600
Colorado: $100,400 - $194,100
New York: $116,300 - $224,600
Washington: $107,000 - $206,700
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