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Workday Senior Consultant

Online/Remote - Candidates ideally in
Singapore
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Company: Alight
Remote/Work from Home position
Listed on 2021-07-29
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
    IT Consulting, ERP
  • Finance
    Financial Services
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Summary

Primarily responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables and consulting with clients on Workday projects. Possesses a broad understanding of cross functional touchpoints and their impacts within the Workday system to effectively develop solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients.

Consults without supervision on complex projects, and/or lead Medium Enterprise or Large Enterprise projects depending on domain area(s) specialty.

Participates in client sales meetings as Subject Matter Expert.

Key Responsibilities
• Engage in the process to gather information about project including background and broader context of Financials, with specific subject matter expertise in Financial Accounting, Supplier Accounts, Customer Accounts, Fixed Assets, Projects, Cash Management and Purchasing;
• Plan, lead, and facilitate architecture workshops for complex areas of the Workday product such as business processes, organization structures, workflows, etc;
• Expertise in business process configuration, building validation/condition rules, setting up notifications;
• Work in collaboration with Integrations and Data Conversion effort required to implement/ support Workday Solution;
• Work in collaboration on budgeting tool and possess sound knowledge of handling payment interface.
• Knowledge of Workday Security and Reporting;
• Knowledge in creating and troubleshooting EIB (Enterprise Interface Builder);
• To conduct design workshop session and conference room pilots at client location.
• Responsible for delivering allocated work in all stages of the Workday deployment project lifecycle, from planning and design phases through to configuration, testing, go-live and post-production support. These activities will include but not limited to:o Conduct session to analyse customer functional area.o Provide approach to perform future design sessions.o Prepare project documentations, for example: functional design document, configuration document.o Perform application configuration during the stage of implementation, for example for the purpose of system demonstration, prototyping, system test and final configuration.o

Prepare test script for unit test and user test.o Perform unit testing and monitoring of user test.o Support customer in Production stage;
• Become an expert in the Workday product suite, specializing and deepening your skill set within the Financials area;
• Following Workday Implementation methodologies, consistently on all projects;
• Communicating complex ideas in a clear and simple manner;
• Demonstrating the ability to prioritize conflicting demands with little supervision;
• Identifying, understanding and managing relationships with stakeholders of the project, such as Engagement Manager, Integration team, Conversion team and customer or Workday team;
• Embrace collaborative partnerships with clients and internal teams;
• Develop working relationships with other members of the project team, management and clients.
• Work in collaboration with Integrations and Data Conversion effort required to implement Workday Solution
• Formulate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting strategies.

Knowledge,

Education , Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies
• Knowledge of translating business requirements into system requirements;
• Retain a strong understanding of financial processes with an aptitude for systems implementation;
• Flexibility to travel, acting as a trusted representative of Cloud Deployment Solutions;
• Fluent in English (C1 is a must – CEFR scale or equivalent);
• Excellent communication, workshop facilitation and presentation skills;
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Able to recognize business process inefficiencies and recommends improvements;
• Be flexible and react positively to changing situations;
• Experience in Adaptive Planning or equivalent planning tools. Certification will be preferred.
• Must have good working Knowledge on Custom fields, custom reports & calculated fields;
• Knowledge and ability to develop financial statements including cash flow, trial balance, and income statements;
• Experience in formulating planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting strategies

Work Experience
• 13+ years of experience of implementing or administering Financials solutions;
• Workday Financials Certification is a required for this position.
• Workday FDM certification or experience is required for this position.
• Knowledge on WD HCM module will be preferred
• Minimum 3+ years of experience in implementing Workday's Financial, Procurement and/or Expense Management solutions, Cash Treasury and PSA.
• Should have lead all session virtually or at client location from End to End based on WD methodology .
• At least 3 end-to-end Workday Financial implementations preferably with APAC implementation.
3+ years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering.
• Experience in handling Global Banking Process and in-depth Enterprise Accounting, budgeting and forecasting experience.
• Proficiency in multiple business processes budgeting, cash management, chart of account redesign, purchase order conversion and expense management.
• Experience in taxation and hands on experience in configuring on country-wise withholding tax setup.
• Experience with 3rd party Integration in handling client requirements in various interface such as invoice handling, payment processing, credit card management etc
• Experience working with one or more of the following platforms;
Wholesale Payment/Treasury Management expertise ISO and RT payment message formats, (Products) Wire, ACH, Real-time/Faster Payments, Swift (Functional):
Payments origination, exception processing, settlement, cash management.
• Expertise to increase cash application automation, cash settlement and reduce cash application complexity.
• Experience in configuring first notice rule set for bank reconciliation and experience on understanding bank statement configuration to formulate into WD configuration.
• Experience in multiple currency Financial Plan and budget creation is desirable.
• Familiarity with Tax and credit card platforms are preferred
• Understanding of Global entities processes/challenges.
• Experience developing functional business integration requirements
• Active participation in WD community will be added advantage

Work Environment

Ability to work from home or in one of Alight’s office environments. May work occasionally at a client’s office.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
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