TheSenior Workday Financial Systems Analyst is a member of the Business & Finance Team and will be responsible for governing data collection, financial report creation and visualization, and providing compliant financial process oversight within Workday Financials.Â The Senior Workday Financial Systems Analystwill provide support of our Financial Systems with configuration administration, reporting, implementation efforts of new financial technologies, and organizational initiatives.
Leads Workday Financial projects including application testing, implementation, enhancements / upgrades, new functionality investigation, and deployment.
Ensures requests, incidents, problems, and change records are accurate and complete, from creation to closure. This includes maintaining communications with all stakeholders to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.
Leads meetings with business stakeholders and 3rd Party consultants to understand business requirements; demonstrates understanding of business needs and recommends design changes for highly complex challenges.
Provides technical support and guidance to end users of the financial systems.
Utilizes financial analysis skills to identify root cause data flow issues.
Translates business and design requirements into technical requirements.
Communicates into business terms an understanding of financial integration data flows within Workday Financials, for integrations of medium to high complexity.
Maintains existing business processes and recommend solutions.
Ensures proper system architecture design is in alignment with business and reporting needs.
Designs, configures, documents, and maintains complex reports using Workday reporting tools.
Creates and manages dashboards, reports and scorecards that deliver data analysis to leaders for decision making.
Leads multiple departments through financial process improvement and controls, utilizing new and existing technology.
Ensures Workday Financial security configurations are in line with the appropriate financial segregation of duties and ITS requirements.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess the ability to assess potential problems and make sound judgments around issues that may have an adverse effect on the business
Knowledge of general accounting processes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
Outstanding analytical, organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to prioritize work to achieve established goals
Work independently and demonstrate effective problems solving skills
Ability to learn new concepts and applications quickly
Experience with systems analysis, accounting process and procedures
Experience with Workday Financials, is preferred but not required
Experience in troubleshooting and analyzing technical issues
Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel
Bachelors degree or equivalent with experience in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field
6 years experience with financial system software (ERPs), in a functional or technical capacity
2 years of experience with financial reporting creation and/or design
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