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Workday HCM Senior Consultant - AMS

Virtual, NC, USA | Alight Solutions

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Our story starts with a simple universal truth: Every business is a people business. Our people are our greatest assets at Alight Solutions because People Matter! We strive for Excellence Every Day by collaborating with our clients and colleagues. At Alight, we Think Forward and we Act Now to shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families!  Alight has 25 years of industry experience. Our success is fueled by the expertise of our people, and the strength of our proprietary and partner technology. Come join the leading technology-enabled HR and benefits service provider. Be Real with Alight and help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive.


Alight Solutions Is Looking For An AMS Workday Financials Manager Consultant


As part of an industry-leading team, you will help drive results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our AMS business group within Alight Solutions.


Your Impact As An AMS Workday Financials Manager


Please Note: This is a Virtual role and the right candidate can be located anywhere within the U.S. or Canada to perform the required responsibilities.


•  Responsible for managing all stages of the project for the client, from requirements definition gathering to project planning and implementation.

•  A major part of this position is to provide a proactive interface between the external clients and the internal staff to ensure effective coordination and delivery of Workday projects

•  Individuals in this role are expected to champion a Workday product area within and outside of the team


Education and Experience:

• Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Math, Computer Science, or relevant field of study.

• 5 plus years implementing an ERP system.

• Knowledge and experience with translating business requirements into system requirements.

• Previous consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company.

• Experience implementing or supporting Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ultimate Software, ADP, Ceridian or similar applications.

• High proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.


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



  • Independently consults with external clients and participates in all stages of the Workday project lifecycle, from planning and design phases through testing and deployment for Workday HCM and/or Financials application by developing solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients.

  • Effectively leads small to large client deliverables from start to finish across multiple, concurrent projects utilizing Alight’s quality standards and consulting methodology.

  • Integrates with other areas across Alight and functions to provide a complete solution.

  • Consults on impact of decisions to operating post-implementation and downstream systems.

  • Manages self and team member(s) work to project scope, timeline and budget.Coordinates with others when applicable.

  • Listens to client request, assesses actual client need, provides subjective matter expertise, proposes alternatives, and recommends solution(s). Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.

  • Frequently discusses, and can articulate to clients, lessons learned from previous client experience, Workday best practices as well as Alight's Point of View. Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.

  • Proactively identifies trouble spots for client and recommends solutions.

  • Significantly contributes to the development of internal resources via mentoring, coaching, and directing work.

  • Participates in and may lead internal business initiatives to assist the organization in building our Alight brand and collateral, including but not limited to internal domain groups, chats and training.

  • Participates in building the Alight Brand by participating in Workday ecosystem product groups/chats and contributes advanced thinking and sharing of ideas within the ecosystem.

  • Becomes an expert in the Workday product suite with a broad-based knowledge of human capital management or financials, while also being able to architect solutions within specific area(s).

  • Develops working relationships with other members of project team and management as well as external clients. Shares knowledge and information through regular communications and facilitation.

  • Uses strong presentation, communication, listening and consultative skills to guide and drive discussions.

  • Participates in client sales meetings, assisting with collateral creation where needed.

  • Creates work estimates and solutions for small to large bodies of work.


Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in technical, business, or financial discipline

  • Workday certification at the time of hire as well as on-going successful re-certification is a requirement of the role

  • Additional Workday certifications may be required

  • Proven consultative skills to guide client and internal discussions to agreement of solutions in a timely manner

  • Experience implementing complex, practical business solutions under multiple deadlines

  • Ability to be effectively and actively engage on multiple, concurrent projects

  • Able to prioritize and organize increasingly complex work to ensure overall timeliness and quality standards

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change

  • Proven experience working creatively and analytically in a dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated advanced experience with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exhibits problem-solving skills, including troubleshooting issues and escalates as appropriate

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including clear articulation of complex messages and requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client satisfaction

  • Proven experience demonstrating initiative and curiosity to build skills in other areas by leveraging available trainings and Workday documentation


By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.


Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law.In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.


Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.


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



DISCLAIMER:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


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



DISCLAIMER:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


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