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Workday Certified Benefits/Absence Lead - Education & Government

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Job Description

Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Benefits/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 Benefits/Absence Lead, your primary responsibilities may include:

  • Lead or support the Absence/Benefits 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 Benefits/Absence issues 

  • Work with client to support the new requirements for Benefits/Absence in Workday 

  • Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes 

  • Provide support for regular and special payroll processes in Workday 

  • Provide support Benefits/Absence 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 Benefits/Absence 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  

Qualifications

Job Qualifications

Here's what you need:

  • Existing and up to date Workday Partner Certification

  • Minimum of 3 years of consulting experience, most recently in a Lead or similar level role

  • Minimum of 3 years of Workday Benefits/Absence Implementations

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

  • 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:

  • Minimum of 4 years of HCM related implementations

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the HR function & processes 

  • Experience in Education or Government Workday implementations

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 for roles that may be hired in  California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

Information on benefits is here.

California                                      $73,000 to $192,600

Colorado                                       $73,000 to $166,400

New York                                       $67,600 to $192,600

Washington                                  $77,700 to $177,200

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