Job Location:
USA, CA, Pleasanton

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About the Team

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About the Role

We are looking for a seasoned Financials expert who will fill the role of a Senior Financials Consultant on State and Local Government implementations. Preferred experience and ability to implement the core financial accounting solutions.

The Professional Services Financials Senior Consultant will be tasked with ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday solution. They will provide Workday product and implementation expertise on their engagements. The Consultant will work with their clients to understand their business requirements and help configure and test the Workday solution. They will take direction and provide status to the Engagement Manager assigned to their project.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Become an expert in the Workday Financials product suite, focusing on the core financial accounting functional area.
  • Understand Workday’s Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements.
  • Perform the following on a customer engagement:

Elicit and document customer business requirements,

Configure the Workday solution to meet requirements.

Document solutions for the client to reference in the future.

Support the client and data conversion teams in converting legacy data into Workday

Support the integration teams in helping to configure and test integrations between Workday and third party/custom solutions

Assist the client in testing the Workday solution

Transfer Workday system knowledge to the customer to ensure customer satisfaction in their production environment.

Communicate regularly with the project engagement manager regarding forecasting hours, time reporting, projects risks, and mitigations.

  • Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints.
  • Mentor consultants who are new to the core financial accounting functional area.
  • Participate in update training and other events that help share one’s product skills with other consultants.
  • Engage with other members of the State & Local Government consulting team to identify areas for improvement and lead internal initiatives.

About You

Basic Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in the operations and culture of Federal, State and/or Local Government entities.
  • Multiple years of governmental financials experience
  • Experience with at least two of the following financials areas:

Governmental Accounting

Budgetary Control

Financial Reporting


Accounts Payable


Grants Management

Asset Management

Accounts Receivable


Expense Management

  • Ability and comfort with managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfort with working on long-term projects, lasting over 12 months.
  • Experience in working with diverse communities, worker populations and businesses to understand common business practices, challenges and change impacts to proposed approaches.
  • Proven track record of accomplishments in identifying efficiencies and opportunities
  • Successes in completion of projects, activities and/or initiatives
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Previous consulting experience either as a consultant with a consulting company or an internal consultant with Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, CGI Advantage or similar applications a plus

Other Qualifications:

  • Self-motivator who does not hesitate to take initiative.
  • Comfortable in a lead role and talking to all levels of management.
  • Open-minded and willingness to consider multiple thoughts that differ from their own.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Passion for customer service
  • Functional and technical experience
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training
  • Experience with multiple HCM applications a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to travel 50% or more of the time (post COVID)
  • Would be proud to represent Workday!

About Workday

Workday delivers Human Capital Management, Financial Management, Payroll, Time Tracking, Procurement, and Employee Expense Management applications to the world’s largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized to the Fortune 50, are gaining business value from Workday.

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