Accenture Workday Customers/Projects/Grants (revenue) Consultant-Higher Ed. in Florham Park, New Jersey
Workday Grants Consultant – Higher EducationWe are…We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. New doesn’t mean being ahead of the curve; new is pushing forward the curve, riding the edge where the impossible meets the transformational and making it reality where it matters. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.You are…As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From rapid deployments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver integrated, payroll, cloud-based HR and financial management solutions that put organizations on the fast track to a better way to work.The Work:Partner with the client as the Workday functional expert and lead clients through financial implementation activities. You will guide clients through all project phases while providing feedback on opportunities to improve business processes and leverage Workday functionality.
Advise client on strategies, options, and risks, and recommend varied approaches to meet business goals
Configure Workday to meet each client's unique business requirements while incorporating proactive knowledge sharing strategies to ensure client success
Develop trusted relationships with clients, consultants, and colleagues
Configure solutions that consider impacts to work streams while mitigating any cross functional impacts for the customer
Collaborate with the project team to provide support, feedback, and guidance
Work closely with the data team on tenant builds and the integration team with design and configuration of interfaces
Assist the Project Manager in development and review or project timeline and deliverables
Lead Delivery Assurance reviews
Provides mentoring and product guidance to Senior Consultants and Principal Consultants
Here’s what you need:
Workday certification is required for this position
Minimum of two to three (2-3) years implementing Workday Customers, Projects and Grants in Higher Education and/or the Public Sector
Experience converting data into Workday
Extensive experience as a functional lead in at least three (3) of the following areas: Grant and/or Fund Management, Projects, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Procurement, Fixed Assets, Cash/Treasury, Financial Reporting
Experience re-engineering finance business processes
Experience developing functional business integration requirements
Knowledge of accounting principles, standards and compliance reporting requirements
Advanced MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, v lookups) and MS office skills
Bonus Points if you have:
Engage with the client to build teamwork and develop trust and confidence
Take initiative and be resourceful to continually build your knowledge and skills
Recognize potential issues or challenges and provide solutions to solve issues or software gaps
Produce quality deliverables that need little refinement or oversight Possess clear and effective communication and presentation skills
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