Job Locations:
United States – Remote
Toronto, Canada
Tampa, FL
Pleasanton, CA
Chicago, IL
Atlanta, GA
Reston, VA

Senior Principal Consultant – Global Application Managed Services (AMS) is a well experienced post-production Workday professional who is dynamic, fast-paced, and familiar with the managed services construct. As a Workday Payroll AMS Senior Principal Consultant – you will bring your functional and business skills, ability to keep the business context in sight, and roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic to a team with a positive, can-do attitude, a collaborative culture, and a passion for helping our clients to be successful.


  • Onshore lead who leads Payroll workstream for the assigned set of accounts.
  • Apply and execute various AMS & Implementation  methodologiesactivities in these Workday Payroll engagements
  • Should collaboratively work with the Global Delivery Center team on day -day activities, incidents, root cause analysis and other work requests
  • Provides on-call support and holiday coverage as required
  • Deep knowledge in SLA constructs and adherence
  • Coordinate with external and internal stakeholders to create high business impact.
  • Contribute to the operational efficiency of the Workday practice.
  • Proactively identify and develop reporting dashboards to improve Workday utilization, creating solutions that support metrics for HR and the business at large.
  • Work with clients to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframe.
  • Maintain the Workday platform with a focus on reporting (including scheduled reports), business process maintenance, security administration, data loads and data audits
  • Ensures system design fits the needs of the user. 
  • Comfortable with leading multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks effectively, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
  • Ability to ensure team delivers the project deliverables on time and do consistent timely reminders with vendors and project team
  • Drive continual business processes improvements throughout the organization
  • Lead a team of Workday consultants across multiple engagements

Skills & Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree (preferable in Computer Science or Engineering) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of Corporate Applications portfolio experience and at least 5-7 years’ experience in client facing roles handling managed services in a global delivery model
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Workday Payroll Module
  • Should have an expert level understanding of at least Workday Payroll process areas
  • Workday Payroll certification is mandatory
  • Able to multitask and perform a variety of duties
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to solve customer problems.
  • Good Analytical skills with ability to solve complex incidents, provide suggestionsbest practices
  • Minimal travel required, but must be willing to travel on-site if needed.



Why Choose Collaborative?

  • Unlimited paid time off, including volunteer hours, balance days, flexible work schedules, and options to work remotely or out of one of 5 office locations to cultivate personal and professional balance
  • Competitive benefits including 401(k) matching program, Medical, Dental, Life, and Vison insurance, and perk benefits such as commuter plans and pet insurance
  • Inclusive benefits that support mental health, gender affirmation journeys, caregiving and all paths to parenthood including Carrot Fertility, excellent paid parental leave programs for maternity, paternity, adoption, and surrogacy
  • 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
  • Open, transparent lines of communication with leadership through Town Halls, internal newsletters, and monthly small group conversations with a member of the executive team
  • 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 accordingl