Job Locations:
Greenfield, IN
US – Teleworker

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals’ lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco’s promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

Workday Functional Lead – Security & Reporting

Work Location: Open to Remote / Teleworker

This position will play an instrumental role within our organization and will support and maintain the Global Human Resource Information System, Workday. You’ll manage and own the development and the maintenance of Workday Security, Reports, Dashboards and Scorecards. In addition to Workday Reporting and Security, this role will assist with our SOX audits. Workday modules supported include HCM, Absence, Benefits, Compensation, Recruiting, Talent, Time Tracking, and other modules as may be required.


  • Design, develop, configure, and test complex Workday reports (advanced, matrix, composite, BIRT) utilizing Workday Report Writer, Report Designer, Prism, and People Analytics, as well as other tools

  • Utilize Workday capabilities like Data Sources, Discovery Boards, Worksheets, Dashboards and report scheduling to create automated and scalable reporting solutions

  • Review system upgrades/releases to determine overall business impact, conduct regression testing and make recommendations for future enhancements/functionality

  • Perform reporting audits to ensure accuracy and compliance

  • Provide support, including researching, resolving reporting issues, and supporting training initiatives within Workday

  • This role has responsibility for the administration and improvement of the Workday reporting processes and is responsible for understanding the company’s Workday data in an effort to translate business requirements into understandable and user friendly reports and dashboards

  • Collaborates with stakeholders and the Centers of Excellence (COE) assessing analytic and reporting needs

  • Leads projects as defined by leadership, including but not limited to leading meetings, providing regular project updates, and adhering to project deadlines

  • Maintains awareness on applicable Workday updates and trends, including evaluation and system testing for Workday releases, and focus on product and service development of key technologies

  • Support SOX audits using custom and delivered Workday reports


  • Implements security requirements, design, configuration, workflow, testing training, auditing, implementation and administration of Workday basic and advanced security

  • Performs hands-on security group, domain and user security configurations in Workday

  • Problem solves and troubleshoots issues relating to Security Configuration

  • Participates in upgrades and provides ongoing support of Workday Security activities

  • Develops and executes test plans based on security requirements, tracking defects and fixes to resolution

  • Performs security impact analysis for change request and Workday release upgrades

  • Assists with configuration and testing of Workday security, audits and maintains existing security structure

  • Recommends best security practices and provides sound solutions to support end to end business processes

  • Acts as an active member for the Workday community – staying ahead of Workday security updates, fixes and resolutions

  • Leads collaborative efforts across a broad range of business partners, stakeholders and external partners resources

  • Handles production support and change request based on priority

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Finance, IT or related field.

  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated Workday experience is required.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience with Workday EIB processes

  • Experience with a global organization

  • Experience with Workday Security, Reporting, Dashboard and Calculated Fields is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with various business partnerships, regions, and cultures, and to promote effective collaboration between them.

  • Strong analytic and diagnostic skills as well as a data-driven and metrics-driven approach.

  • Ability to design, develop, implement, and maintain processes based on industry best practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and work effectively and collaboratively with various business partnerships, regions, and cultures, and to promote effective collaboration between them.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Discipline to work with highly confidential information and ability to critically analyze data input/output for accuracy and effectiveness.

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status