Workday Payroll Certified Manager

Accenture in Boston, MA

  • Industry: Accounting - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Job Description

Wanted: WorkdayInnovators

Ready to innovate at theforefront of Workday?

As a member of one ofthe world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team ofadvisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. You’ll deliver HRand financial management solutions that help organizations realize the Workdaypromise of integrated, cloud-based capabilities that put them on the fast trackto a better way to work.

Grow your career withleading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a globalcommunity with deep industry expertise that help to solve clients’ biggestchallenges.

Now is the perfect timefor you to join the Accenture DayNine Workday team, where you’ll:

  • Assess, strategize and manage Workday deployments  for organizations across the globe. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations. 
  • Design and deliver future-ready Workday solutions  to help organizations optimize their HR and Finance functions and enhance their employees’ experiences. 
  • Join more than 1,200 professionals certified in Workday , collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. 
  • Expand your Workday skills and advance your career  with unparalleled training and professional development opportunities.
  • Key Responsibilities

    As a Workday PayrollManager, you should expect to be involved in the following:

  • Lead the Payroll workstream on a Workday implementation project.
  • Design workplans for large complex global engagements, owning risk, budget, resources, client relationship, etc.
  • Researching and resolving day to day Workday US Payroll issues
  • Work with client to support the new requirements for Payroll in Workday
  • Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes
  • Provide support for regular and special payroll processes in Workday
  • Provide support for post-payroll activities like posting, bank transfer and pay checks in Workday
  • Provide support for Legal and regulatory reports in Workday
  • Provide support for year-end reporting and other year-end activities in Workday
  • Manage on and off-shore functional teams
  • Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet client/functional requirements
  • Lead, mentor, counsel and manage performance of project staff
  • Architect Workday HCM solutions to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated
  • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices.
  • Demonstrate design options through the use of prototyping.
  • Understand and apply Workday and Accenture DayNine methodologies.
  • Provide the Project Manager with status updates and keep them apprised of overall project status.
  • Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder management to achieve project objectives
  • Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets 

  • Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Existing and up to date Workday US Payroll Certification
  • 4+ years of consulting experience, most recently in a Senior Consultant, Manager, or similar level role, preferably with a large consulting firm
  • 3 years of hands-on Workday Payroll experience
  • 2 end to end Workday US Payroll Implementations
  • 2 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Payroll Operations, Payroll transformation, Global Payroll, Payroll integration, Payroll interfaces, Payroll tax, Payroll processes
  • 3 years of experience leading requirements gathering workshops or facilitating meetings
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 80%
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in Canadian Payroll processing
  • Workday Canadian Payroll, Absence and/or Time Tracking experience
  • Strong US Payroll process knowledge
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the HR function & processes
  • Experience leading the vendor selection process (client and supplier sides) including RFPs, RFIs, scoring and evaluating products and services
  • Thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment.
  • Think analytically and can effectively apply logic to solve problems.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Experience with and desire to mentor junior staff
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the client organization
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and team with others.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate complex messages and requirements.
  • Strong desire to work with clients and provide exceptional client experiences.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • All of our consultingprofessionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen,technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunitiesto hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. Weoffer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to helpyou acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both onthe job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or incollaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and theexperience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build acareer.

    Applications foremployment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in thefuture require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the UnitedStates and with Accenture.

    Candidates who arecurrently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture businessmay not be eligible for consideration.

    Accenture is an EEO andAffirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities.

    Equal EmploymentOpportunity

    All employment decisionsshall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex,national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status,citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or locallaw.

    Job candidates will notbe obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest aspart of the hiring process.

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