Job Description

Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Student Curriculum and Advising Lead to join our experienced Higher Education Team.

This individual will be part of a team of professionals focused on cloud-based data-reporting operations for higher education that integrate and optimize the essential institution functions of the Workday Student for faculty, administrators, and students.  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 very specialized Workday-certified professionals dedicated to higher education and the student experience.

What’s in it for You
Help higher education leaders define and execute their strategy and give them, their institution, and its students 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
  
RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Be the Workday functional expert and lead clients through the entire systems development lifecycle
    Guide clients through all project phases including fit/gap, configuration and testing
    Assist clients in fully integrating the Workday system into their current business environments
    Advise client on options, risks, and any impacts on other processes or systems
    Configure the Workday system to meet each client's unique business requirements and provide insight on best practices
    Work with the client and data migration team to help convert legacy data into Workday
    Assist the integration team with design, configuration and testing delivered and custom integrations
    Complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner, reporting progress to managers
    Continually seek ways to improve the process of delivering Workday solutions

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Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS:
    5+ years experience in a Higher Education Academic Advising office
    5+ years experience implementing student systems or other ERP software solutions such as Workday, Banner, or PeopleSoft
    Previous consulting experience as a functional lead with Student Advising solutions preferred
    Experience gathering functional business requirements and translating to solutions
    Advanced MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, v lookups) and MS office skills
    Workday certification is a definite plus



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