Jun 18, 2024

Senior Advisory Services Consultant - FIN Reporting - Workday Success Plans

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Workday

Your work days are brighter here.

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About the Team

The Workday Success Plans (WSP) Team are all about our customers and their post launch journey. We build programs to help them drive business value from their Workday applications. The team delivers a variety of programs and services to our customers ranging from feature demonstrations to full feature deployments.

At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too! We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

About the Role

Do you have an appetite for solving a variety of complicated business problems?

The Workday Success Plans Reporting team works directly with customers through strategic consulting services, targeted micro consulting engagements, and facilitated group discussions enabling customers to efficiently use Workday applications to address their business needs.

As a trusted Workday Financial Reporting authority, you have the opportunity to assist customers with strategic advice, standard methodology mentorship, how-to questions, configuration adjustments, and feature demonstrations. Customers will benefit from your knowledge as you share your experience, identify key considerations, and highlight standard methodologies.

This role supports Workday customers in North America and EMEA. Services that our consultants deliver include:

  • Optimization Packages (Advisory consulting services)

  • Ask-an-Expert Requests (Micro consulting engagements)

  • Webinars (Present on key features and configurations)

  • Collaboration Crews (Facilitate group customer sharing discussions)

In addition to delivering Workday Success Plans services, our consultants will also deliver other professional services, such as:

  • Reporting & Analytics Projects (Build dashboards, analytics & reports for customers using Workday reporting tools).

  • Coaching Services (Guide customers how to use Workday's reporting tools to satisfy their business requirements).

  • Customer design workshops (Provide expert guidance on sophisticated designs)

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Become an authority in all of Workday's report writing tools

  • Confidently and consistently provide excellent customer service

  • Conduct discovery activities to understand customer requirements, timeline and scope of the engagement.

  • Develop and deliver Workday Success Plan services

  • Ability to help clients resolve reporting issues requiring in depth expertise in the Workday solution

  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday standard methodologies

  • Clearly and effectively communicate a deployment approach/strategy.

  • Participate in update training and other events that help share one's product skills with other consultants

  • Keep up to date with industry practices in the Financials functional area and be able to engage with the client on those topics.

About You

The ideal candidate will have a broad and deep understanding of all areas of Workday Reporting & Analytics including Report Writer, Prism Analytics, Composite Reporting, Calculated Fields, Dashboards, Discovery Boards, and Worksheets. The candidate has demonstrable understanding of professional services and enablement services as it relates to enterprise software in the Cloud.

Basic Qualifications (Must Haves) - Senior FIN Reporting Consultant

  • 5+ years of FIN Reporting, Analytics, and Data warehousing experience for enterprise software applications

  • 3+ years of proven ability building and maintaining Workday FIN Reporting & Analytics

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to work multi-functional as a "virtual" team leader and possess strong and effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to customize approach for a variety of audiences

  • Capable of influencing, interacting and collaborating with senior management and technical resources both internally and externally

  • Ability to perform effective product demonstrations as part of any enablement program

  • Experience implementing Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft or similar software applications

  • Experience working with BI Tools (Tableau, QlikView, Cognos, Business Objects)

  • Understanding of data modeling concepts with an ability to manipulate data using software tools and SQL

  • Workday Certification in at least one of the following: Workday Financials, Workday Reporting

  • Ability to gain a thorough understanding of Workday concepts as new features are released

  • Ability to distill complex concepts into understandable presentations for our customers

  • Strong critical thinking skills so as to understand sophisticated, technical process issues and facilitate/influence decision making

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience required.

  • Professional services experience is a plus

  • Ability to travel up to 10%


Workday Pay Transparency Statement

The annualized base salary ranges for the primary location and any additional locations are listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate's compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, job duties, and business need, among other things. For more information regarding Workday's comprehensive benefits, please click here.

Primary Location: USA.IL.Chicago

Primary Location Base Pay Range: $116,800 USD - $175,200 USD

Additional CAN Location(s) Base Pay Range: $98,100 - $147,100 CAD



Our Approach to Flexible Work

With Flex Work, we're combining the best of both worlds: in-person time and remote. Our approach enables our teams to deepen connections, maintain a strong community, and do their best work. We know that flexibility can take shape in many ways, so rather than a number of required days in-office each week, we simply spend at least half (50%) of our time each quarter in the office or in the field with our customers, prospects, and partners (depending on role). This means you'll have the freedom to create a flexible schedule that caters to your business, team, and personal needs, while being intentional to make the most of time spent together. Those in our remote "home office" roles also have the opportunity to come together in our offices for important moments that matter.

Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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