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Workday Payroll, Managing Consultant

Virtual, USA | Navigant Consulting

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Lead clients through all phases of their system implementation as Workday payroll expert – including business process discovery, design, configuration, and testing phases

Coach client during design phases, offering options, risks, and downstream impacts related to Workday payroll decisions

Configure the Workday payroll system per client business requirements and Workday standards

Timely and accurate delivery of project deliverables and documentation.

Collaborate on client integration design, configuration, and testing

Collaborate on client data migrations

Coach clients in Workday project approach and act as a role model in project systems – testing, validation, issue management, communication to project leadership

Alignment and collaboration with project leadership – proactively communicating project risks and issues.

Alignment and collaboration with project peers and client team members.

Guidehouse team enrichment and collaboration – responsible for individual professional growth and sharing knowledge with Guidehouse peers to ensure quality and professional growth thrives throughout the Workday practice.

Manage remote teams as needed

Assist in optimizing the project approach/methodology tailored to client needs

Participate in business development and sales event activities

Assist in knowledge transfer and internal team proficiency development


Minimum Years of Experience: 4

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Passionate interest in continuous learning and professional growth, particularly in payroll systems.

4 years of experience as a payroll functional consultant in full cycle ERP implementations

Prior Experience as a payroll functional consultant for ERP

Knowledge of SDLC and/or project methodology

Excellent Communication, written and verbal


Workday Certification –Payroll

Professional Certification – FPC or CPP

Excellent Communication, written and verbal

Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills, Visio, and PowerPoint

Business Process Discovery and Documentation

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

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