Job Location:
Coral Gables, FL

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Enterprise Business Solutions Department has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Workday Business Manager- Financial Accounting Lead (REMOTE).

Workday Financials Accounting Lead with expertise in Workday to lead IT & business-side activities including analysis, design, conversion, testing, training, documentation, and go live support. Experience implementing the following Workday business processes is preferred: Financial Accounting (including the Foundational Data Model), Grants, Allocations and Customers (Billing and AR), Procurement, Endowments, Banking, & Property Accounting.  

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS                                                                                                          

  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on how to best leverage system capabilities to satisfy specific client needs 
  • Diagnose, document and resolve complex grants management issues from a functional, administrative and operational perspective 
  • Participate in EBS projects with focus on Financial Accounting, Revenue and Grants Management involving strategy, support, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) optimization related to Information Technology (IT) operations, business processes, security, and data integrity for the Workday applications
  • Review and map Financial Accounting & Grants business processes
  • Review business processes and advise business on system services available within the Workday application
  • Identify and communicate findings to senior management
  • Performs business analysis and composes clear, comprehensive functional requirements
  • Assists the testing Workday release process owners in planning and executing end to end testing
  • Assist the Change Lead and process owners in developing user documentation including FAQs, Job Aides, Operational Guides, Online Content, etc.
  • Bring innovation to the position by not only monitoring best practices across other businesses but also leverage the workday community.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                         

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field

Certification and Licensing: Workday Financials. CPA preferred

Experience: 6 to 10 years of experience working in Industry not limited to Healthcare, Higher Education. 3 years in workday

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • High level of customer service, collaboration and consensus building skills while working with internal clients and/or stakeholders
  • Workday Financials software experience
  • Proactive problem solving skills
  • Business and system analysis skills
  • Grants domain knowledge and experience
  • Technology aptitude and learning ability
  • High level of accountability and ability to work independently

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Full time

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