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Workday Support Lead (Finance)

Accenture – Chicago, IL

Accenture DayNine Workday Support Lead(Finance)
Join the Accenture DayNine team and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. Accentures Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform, that can drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on more than 13,000 cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 17,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
The long-standing Accenture and Workday alliance is focused on one thing: Helping our clients thrive in the digital world. We offer end-to-end services for Workday finance and human resources including strategic transformation, application implementation, application management and business process outsourcing. We leverage Accentures intelligent tools, like the Accenture Client Enablement Tool for Workday to help teams work smarter and faster.
From pilots to complex transformations, we work with our clients to assess, strategize and manage their Workday solutions. But, we do much more than deliver technology. Our focus is on helping businesses realize the promise of integrated, cloud-based technology to do things that could not have been done before, effecting real change in how the business runs and the value it can create.
Job Description The Workday Financials Support Lead will be responsible for the following:
  • Leads and manages the functional process/ design for enhancements and Phase X projects
  • Enhancement and maintenance of clients financials business process
  • Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes
  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution of production configuration
  • Leads optimization efforts to help customers update Workday to meet changing organizational needs
  • Focuses on identifying trends, determines root cause of problems, predicts future implications and determines solutions to drive effective business decisions
  • Supports release management, reviews release summary and releases readiness documents from system vendors
  • Identifies enhancements relevant to the financials system and impacts to downstream systems
  • Leads and/or mentors a team of 1-3 junior financial consultants to support multiple customers live in production

Basic Qualifications
  • Workday Financials certification required
  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of Workday experience
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
Preferred Skills
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, or Finance related field
  • Experience implementing Workday Financials
  • Posses at least three certifications related to Workday Finance, Adaptive Insights, or Reporting
  • Keen understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Sense of urgency to achieve timely, quality results
  • Varied activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Technical, analytical focus
  • Work within established standards and guidelines
  • Expertise-based, pro-active problem solving / decision making skills
  • Good documentation and communication skills
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.
We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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