Implementation Consultant - Financials Software, London

Recruiter
Workday
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Join our team and experience Workday! It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun. Job Description The Professional Services Implementation Consultant will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday solution. The Consultant will provide Workday product and implementation expertise to their engagements. The Consultant will work with their clients to understand their business requirements and help configure and test the Workday solution. You will take direction and provide status to the Engagement Manager assigned to their project. Key Areas of Responsibility : * Become an expert in the Workday Financials product suite * Perform the following on an engagement: understand client business requirements, configure the Workday solution, demonstrate the configurations through the development of prototype systems, assist the client in testing the Workday solution * Work with the client/data conversion team to help convert legacy data into Workday * Complete the work assigned to you by the Engagement Manager within the budgeted time allocated * Assist the integration consulting team in helping to configure and test integrations between Workday and 3rd party/custom solutions * Understand Workday's Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements * Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints * Help mentor new Consultants * Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices * Identify opportunities to position other service offerings * Ensure the client is reference-able once the client is in production * Participate in update training and other events that help share one's product skills with other consultants * Provide the Engagement Manager with status reports and keep them apprised of overall project status Requirements: * Extensive experience implementing Financial, Procurement and/or Expense Management solutions * Previous consulting experience either as a consultant with a consulting company or an internal consultant or a Controller * Experience implementing Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, ADP or similar applications * Experience with at least 2 functional areas: * General Ledger * Accounts Payable * Accounts Receivable * Procurement * Asset Management * Expense Management * Financial Reporting/Budgeting Experience: * CPA and/or advanced Accounting degree * Past experience working in an Accounting position * Passion for customer service * Demonstrated project management experience * Functional and technical experience a plus * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities * Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training * Experience with multiple financial applications a plus * PMP certification a plus * Ability to travel up to 50% of the time *LI-CJ About Workday Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. More than 1,000 organizations, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday. Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.