Job Location:
Remote Home Office

With the release of Workday Student, Higher Education is quickly becoming the hottest market in the Workday ecosystem. Alchemy is the only Workday partner that is 100% focused on Higher Education projects and holds the largest number of successful Workday deployments in the space. We are highly regarded as Workday’s Premier Higher Education Partner, and we proudly celebrate this achievement.

At Alchemy, we believe that success begins with people, and we’ve made it our mission to hire individuals with great potential and to provide them with the tools and resources needed to build rewarding Workday consulting careers.

Read more about Alchemy’s values here: https://alchemy.us/about/.

Your Role

As a Workday Financials Principal Consultant, you will leverage your deep expertise across the Financials workstreams to lead Workday Financials deployments, support current and prospective customers in the sales process, contribute to the evolution of Alchemy's deployment methodology, and mentor junior colleagues.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the Record to Report Workday Financials pillar and associated specialties: Financial Accounting, FDM, and Budgets
  • On deployments: gather customer business requirements, design and configure the Workday solution, demonstrate configurations through the development of prototype systems, assist in testing the Workday solution, and complete knowledge transfer to customers
  • Develop compelling tenant solutions that demonstrate the value of Workday's Financials product suite with the ability to speak cross-functionally to Workday HCM and Workday Payroll
  • Provide end-to-end solution and design details during the sales process
  • Support the proposal process, which may include providing quality assurance for respective service areas through delivery of the project
  • Accurately estimate effort and resources required to complete projects
  • Promote best practice knowledge sharing across practices
  • Stay up to date with current and projected industry trends
  • Mentor and guide junior colleagues
  • Maintain Workday certifications and qualifications

About You (Required Skills)

  • Workday Financials subject matter expert in Record to Report: Financial Accounting, FDM, and/or Budgets
  • Significant end-to-end Workday Financials implementation experience, and the ability to recognize and problem-solve for downstream impacts within Workday HCM and Workday Payroll
  • Strong preference for active Workday Financials partner certifications. Will consider recertifying an individual that meets most other qualifications
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to identify and analyze areas of risk and develop plans to minimize
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with strong storytelling capabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

About You (Desired Skills)

  • Higher Ed (college/university) experience
  • Presales, sales, or orals experience
  • Cross-functional experience or certifications in Workday HCM and/or Workday Payroll

For you (What we offer)  

  • Market competitive compensation packages and annual merit program 

  • A remote work environment 

  • Onetime home office reimbursement for new hires 

  • Expense allowance per pay period (towards technology, office, and/or wellness) 

  • Investment in your ongoing Workday training 

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits that begin on day one 

  • HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, and life benefits 

  • Unlimited vacation and unlimited sick days. We want you to take care of yourself and those who matter most to you 

  • Ten (10) paid holidays 

  • One (1) paid flex day 

  • 401(k) with employer annual contribution 

  • Paid parental leave 

  • DEIB council 

  • Quarterly awards and recognition 

  • Award-winning culture! Alchemy is a Great Place to Work-certified company 

Pay Transparency Statement 

As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Alchemy variable bonus plan based on role-specific commission/bonus. Talent Acquisition can share more detail during the hiring process. The salary range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Alchemy, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $130,000 to $170,000 USD.