Senior Workday Financials Analyst (Multiple Locations + Remote)

TITLE
Senior Workday Financials Analyst

HIRING COMPANY
Utilities

LOCATIONS (in order of preference)

  • Indianapolis, Indiana (preferred)
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Remote / Work from Home

SUMMARY
The Sr. Workday Finance Analyst performs a key role that is responsible for managing Accounting and Finance systems and leading and implementing Accounting and Finance projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary liaison to strategic system owners, end-users, and Accounting/Finance for supported systems
  • System administration for the Workday Financials capabilities
  • Business/technical requirements definition for system configurations and enhancements.
  • Configurations include Security Design and administration, creation and maintenance of complex Workday reports, Create and modify Business Processes and validation rules in Workday
  • Maintain log and status of issues, enhancements, and project tasks
  • Interface functional design and documentation, system design, modifications, and monitoring
  • End-user set-up, maintenance, and audits of system security
  • Partner with Accounting/Finance and/or vendor to troubleshoot system issues
  • Partner with strategic system owners on related process design and system training
  • User acceptance testing for enhancements and upgrade
  • Resolution of help desk tickets within established service level agreement
  • Maintain system data integrity by managing and troubleshooting inbound/outbound data feeds (e.g. Banks, Other Financial Systems like Blackline)
  • Identify opportunities for automation, validation, and self-service to improve efficiency and data integrity of Accounting and Finance system processes
  • Participate as a team lead or a core team member on projects and objectives related to supported systems
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior resources within the team

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS degree (or non-US equivalent) preferred and/or equivalent related work experience in Accounting/Finance and/or IT
  • 3-5 years of Accounting and Financial systems administration/support experience required.
  • Experience with Workday required.
  • Strong functional Accounting and Finance knowledge base required with a firm understanding of Finance processes and data, especially as related to Accounting/AR/AP/Finance systems.
  • Experience with the services industry is a plus.
  • Accounting certification or degree is a plus
  • Ability to fully comprehend the holistic view of enterprise systems structure and Finance processes in order to make solid, independent decisions with confidence relevant to supported systems
  • Individual should enjoy interacting with end users but also be able to bring their own functional and technical knowledge forward to proactively troubleshoot issues, and conduct knowledge transfer with end-users
  • Highly analytical mindset with strong ability to identify, troubleshoot and resolve system issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with team members to understand and develop technology solutions for business needs related to Finance
  • Organized, possesses strong time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet established deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
  • Must possess strong ethical standards regarding the handling of confidential information
  • Must possess advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must

To apply for this job email your details to tanya@samawds.com