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Workday Financials Consultant/Principal Consultant

Company: Collaborative Solutions
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Collaborative Solutions is seeking Financials Consultants with Financial Management systems experience and expertise in the areas of General Ledger, Billing, Receivables, Procurement, Payables, Expenses, Asset Management and/or Projects. As a Consultant, you will guide clients through the transformation, implementation and operation phases of a Workday implementation. Additionally you must have a technical aptitude and be capable of configuring the product to meet the business requirements and design specifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Become a Workday Financials expert with knowledge of design, configuration, testing, and implementation.
  • Leverage your expertise to recommend the best solution based on the client's requirements, budget, and timeframe; with the flexibility to adapt the scope as additional needs are identified.
  • Guide the customer through facilitated design sessions and configuration decisions based on best practices and an understanding of the customer's unique business requirements at all stages of the project.
  • Regularly engage and support the client through all phases of the project, ensuring a smooth transfer from legacy systems to the Workday solution.
  • Perform multiple tasks under limited direction, while regularly keeping the client, your project team and your Engagement Manager abreast of changes or progress related to the project.
  • Act as a mentor to fellow consultants and analysts, including providing support for shadow assignments.
  • Actively participate in update training and internal opportunities to share one's skills and learnings with others within the organization.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required; Master's degree, preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on functional financials experience with PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP or other ERP financial management systems, required.
  • Proficiency with business processes including: general ledger, budgeting, cash management, grant management, chart of accounts re-design, procure-to-pay, purchase order conversions, expense management, fixed asset management, and/or order-to-cash, required.
  • Prior experience leading or managing teams, required.
  • Report writing experience and/or Workday Financials certification, highly desired.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, with a solid commitment to detail.
  • Passion for exceptional customer service and customer collaboration.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively manage customer expectations.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint programs.
  • Willingness to reach across teams to accomplish defined goals.
  • Up to 50% travel.

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Keywords: Collaborative Solutions, Reston , Workday Financials Consultant/Principal Consultant, Other , Reston, Virginia

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