Overview

Job Locations:
London – United Kingdom
Remote – Poland
Remote – Ireland
Remote – United Kingdom

Collaborative Solutions EMEA is looking for a Manager, Financials Consulting to join our diverse and dynamic Financials team.  As a manager, you will serve as a billable lead to our customers, as well as supervise a team of consultants and guide them on career progression and performance.  This role will also assist with sales activities with prospective customers.  A person best suited for this role is an experienced Workday Financials Consultant who enjoys mentoring and leading others in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Workday Financial deployments in an architect capacity and as a lead consultant for separate functional areas across deployments

  • Lead and mentor Senior Principal Consultants and below, helping them to develop their functional and consulting skills, and work with them to support their career progression and development

  • Develop, manage and retain a diverse, remote team of consultants supporting Workday’s Financial application

  • Promote a team-oriented, challenging and innovative work environment designed to promote and maintain the Collaborative Solutions core values

  • Grow “lead ready” consultants, offering mentoring, constructive feedback, and support on one or more customer engagements

  • Work closely with engagement managers and team members to identify project needs and develop solutions and strategies

  • Drive the practice to achieve high customer satisfaction levels

  • Proactively manage team members’ and practice members’ schedules to ensure they are properly utilized, for both billable work and internal projects when not billable

  • Lead large internal initiatives that touch multiple parts of the company, generally associated with team operations and/or personnel

  • Lead sales efforts and business development pursuits on behalf of the practice

  • Assist Senior Manager/Director and Resource Manager in providing guidance to staffing projects

  • Work with the Senior Manager/Director and team members to monitor staffing utilization and forecast accuracy

  • Assist Director and Resource Manager in monitoring forecasting opportunities on upcoming engagements

Skills & Requirements:

  • Workday Financials Core Certification, Medium Enterprise Certification, Advanced/Composite reporting certifications, 2 additional certifications

  • Experience leading design, configuration, testing, and post production support for multiple functional areas through at least 3 full lifecycle Workday Financials implementation. Including experience with data conversion, security configuration, process documentation, and leading architecting sessions for functional areas

  • Ability to discuss various accounting entries/processes within Workday Financials

  • Ability to lead Workday Financial deployments in an architect and lead consultant capacity

  • Ability to walk a customer through functional and cross-functional impacts of design relating to FDM, integrations, HCM, or Payroll.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project team from an overall project standpoint to ensure adherence to FDM, design decisions, project governance/methodology and statement of work

  • Demonstrated initiative and experience leading/mentoring others

  • Minimal travel required, but must be willing to travel if needed

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Why Choose Collaborative?

  • Open, transparent lines of communication with leadership through Town Halls, internal newsletters, and monthly small group conversations with a member of the executive team 
  • Established Employee Resources Groups (ERG’s) that provide a safe space for employees to build relationships, connect, and develop initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusion
  • Generous paid time off, including balance days, flexible work arrangements, and options to work remotely or from an office (depending on your location) to cultivate personal and professional balance 
  • Committed to giving back to improve our communities and environmental impact 
  • Opportunities for learning and development through established corporate programs, on and off-site trainings, and on-demand online learning courses 
  • A people development focused environment where you have autonomy to drive your career path 

Collaborative’s Travel Approach

  • Throughout the pandemic, Collaborative continued to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in the ecosystem as we worked with our clients to successfully deliver projects remotely
  • Because the future is still unknown, some clients will continue to be deployed remotely, while others may desire more face-to face-contact
  • We will monitor and adapt as needed, but we do not anticipate travel of more than 25%
  • As Balance is a core value at Collaborative, we strive to ensure that Collabies find the right balance in their personal and professional lives, and that includes travel

Who you are:

  • You have a Growth Mindset: A belief that abilities can be developed along with a desire to be curious, learn & grow
  • You take Initiative: Solve problems by thinking & taking action on solutions rather than waiting for direction
  • You take Accountability: Follow through on commitments, take ownership & ensure timeliness
  • You Give Back: Leverage your knowledge & expertise to make improvements around you
  • You are Resilient: Work through challenges with optimism, agility & adaptability
  • You demonstrate Awareness: An ability to understand how your attitudes & actions impact others and adapt your approach accordingly