Job Location:
Galway – Ireland

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Life At Planet

Do you love putting smiles on faces? Do you want to work in an environment that is obsessed with making customers and employees happy?  Do you want to be part of a global mission to revolutionise commerce and payments?  Do you want to be working in a progressive organisation with the ambition to be the global player in what we do? If you do, then this role could be for you….

Here at Planet we are extremely proud of our heritage of over 30 years.  And it is what makes us a unique payment partner for many of the world’s most prestigious brands.  We don’t just provide world class commerce and payment services, we generate revenue for our customers, and we help them grow.  In the early days, we set out to simplify the complex payment process of VAT refunds for international shoppers in Europe.  Fast-forward to today, and our single payments platform is unique in the industry – the only one that offers acquiring, processing, digital wallets, VAT refunds and currency conversion services. We have recently integrated several other tech businesses – Protel, Hoist, Datatrans, Proximis – to help us to continue to grow and dominate the market as we set about our mission of being a world leader. And with strong Private Equity Investors from Advent International and Eurazeo, we are well set up to win.

We know that it’s our people that differentiates who we are and what we do…and that is why we are keen to hire world class talent like you. 

Role Overview

We are looking for a Qualified Accountant with an interest in learning Workday Financials. Reporting to the Finance Systems Manager (FSM), you will help rollout Workday Financials to the group. As a key member of the Finance Systems team, the Workday administrator and reporting analyst is responsible for administering, designing, implementing, advising, configuring, and monitoring Workday Financials. This includes but is not limited to configuration, reporting and integrations.

What you’ll be doing

  • Discover Workday Financials to respond to user enquiries on the financial systems as a subject matter expert
  • Work with the team to fix and resolve Workday production issues, leveraging latest available features released by Workday
  • Collaborate with functional stakeholders to build reporting (basic and advanced – calculated fields/all reporting types)
  • Support integration development, testing and troubleshooting
  • Manage Workday major releases, identifying impact and enhancement opportunities associated with a new release, and communicating appropriately
  • Manage the data within the financial systems and provide/advise on data interfaces to/from other systems
  • Work with Financial Accountant to ensure that Workday financial meets expected business needs.
  • Support regression testing and introduction of required changes as new Workday releases are introduced
  • Manage ticketing queue to ensure tickets are addressed in a timely manner with excellent customer service
  • Take the lead in the design and implementation of new Workday functionality
  • Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Who you are

  • Qualified accountant with a thorough understanding of financial processes
  • Highly adaptable individual
  • Strong Microsoft office knowledge specifically Excel and Power Query

What you will need to bring to Planet

  • Good analytical skills and close attention to detail as the data can be complex and contain financial figures
  • Excellent communication skills with business users of all levels both written and verbal
  • A good understanding of standard ERP end-to-end business processes

What do we offer and why should you join us?
We don’t shy away from wanting to hire great people to deliver amazing things for our customers. And once you join us, we want to keep you motivated and engaged in our collective mission.

Competitive Pay
We don’t want you to worry about your pay and wonder if you can have it better someplace else. We follow the market and evaluate salary benchmarks through the year to make sure any salary increases remove any worries and keep you satisfied. We review pay annually to make sure we are paying you what you’re worth.

Growth and skills
We know that for some it’s about growing into more senior and exciting roles, and for others it’s about becoming a deep technical expert. No matter what your ambition, we are with you all the way. We know that investing in you is the way to keep skills relevant and you motivated.

Flexible working 
Work from home? Work in the office? Have family and life commitments that mean you need flexibility? What we care about is what you deliver not where you work nor the hours you work. We know flexibility matters and that’s why we offer the flexibility that suits you and your lifestyle.

An array of people
We know that to win, our workforce needs to reflect the world in which we live and the customers we serve. We are proud that we have a culture where everyone and anyone can bring their whole selves to work.

Ready to meet us? 

We hope this role sounds exciting and could be your next step.  If so, we’d love to meet you – click the button to apply.  Go on.  Make our day.