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Financial Reporting Consultant - Workday Success Plans

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Your work days are brighter here.

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About the Team

The Workday Success Plans Team are all about our customers and their post Go-Live journey - we create programs to help them drive business value from their Workday applications. The team is responsible for delivering a variety of programs and services to our customers ranging from feature demonstrations to full feature deployments.

At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too! We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

About the Role

Would you enjoy learning new things in a fast paced environment? Do you have an appetite for variety and challenging business problems to solve? Are you a great communicator who can clearly articulate and demonstrate the value of Workday solutions to our customers?

The Workday Success Plans team works directly with customers through targeted micro consulting engagements to help solve their business needs using the Workday application. Responsible for acting as a trusted Workday advisor, you will have the opportunity to assist customers with how-to questions, troubleshoot and guide customers through configuration, and provide feature demonstrations. As a Workday Financials Reporting expert, customers will benefit from your knowledge as you share your experience, identify key considerations, and highlight standard methodologies.

This role supports Workday customers in North America and EMEA.

Our team of professionals have a broad and deep understanding of Workday, and enjoy the reward of helping customers solve problems, learn about new features, and find greater value in their Workday investment. So if you are passionate about the value technology can bring to an organization, love learning, and want to work directly with some of the greatest companies on the planet, bring your energy and teamwork to the Workday Success Plans team!

Primary responsibilities of this role include delivering various services to Workday Success Plans customers. To be successful, this requires:

* Conducting research to ensure understanding of customer questions and related Workday concepts.

* Delivering small scope consulting in response to customer requests; providing configuration guidance, demonstrations, considerations, tips & tricks.

* Troubleshooting product configuration to resolve or provide optimal product configuration to meet customer business requirements.

* Clearly and effectively communicating responses and value to customers.

* Creating and delivering customer presentations on how to use Workday features to achieve business goals (Accelerator Webinars).

* Providing one-on-one consulting guidance to accelerate customer feature adoption (Feature Accelerator).

* Reviewing customer tenants to identify adoption opportunities (Feature Adoption Tenant Reviews).

* Completing and maintaining product expertise and Workday Certification(s) along with familiarity with Workday roadmap.

* Keeping up to date with industry practices and the ability to engage with our customers on those topics.

* Helping drive the creation of new programs to drive customer feature adoption.

In addition to delivering Workday Success Plans services, our Workday professionals will also deliver other Customer Enablement services, such as:

* Office Hours to conduct appointment-based consulting engagements providing guidance and product expertise to customers

* Perform configuration and business requirements reviews with a detailed deliverable calling out opportunities for optimization

* Provide one-on-one customer configuration designs

* Deployments including full deployment of Workday features

* Ability to travel up to 20%

About You

Basic Qualifications (must haves):

* 3+ years of IT implementation experience

* 3+ years of experience with Workday Financial Reporting (composite reporting, building out reports, etc.)

* 2+ years of software consulting experience.

Other Qualifications:

* Workday Certification in at least one of the following: Workday Financials, Workday Reporting
* Ability to gain a thorough understanding of Workday concepts as new features are released
* Ability to distill complex concepts into understandable presentations for our customers
* Ability to multitask and work on multiple engagements and deliverables simultaneously
* Strong critical thinking skills so as to understand complex, technical process issues and facilitate/influence decision making
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience required. Advanced degree preferred


As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.

Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Palo Alto , Financial Reporting Consultant - Workday Success Plans, Other , Palo Alto, California

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