Accenture DayNine- Workday Data Consultant

Accenture - New York, NY

Wanted: Workday Innovators
Ready to innovate at the forefront of Workday?

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. You’ll deliver HR and financial management solutions that help organizations realize the Workday promise of integrated, cloud-based capabilities that put them on the fast track to a better way to work.

Grow your career with leading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a global community with deep industry expertise that help to solve clients’ biggest challenges.

Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture DayNine Workday team, where you’ll:

Assess, strategize and manage Workday deployments for organizations across the globe. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations.
Design and deliver future-ready Workday solutions to help organizations optimize their HR and Finance functions and enhance their employees’ experiences.
Join more than 1,200 professionals certified in Workday, collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale.
Expand your Workday skills and advance your career with unparalleled training and professional development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Workday Consultant, you should expect to lead small to medium sized Workday Data Conversion effort and have the following responsibilities:

Lead a team of one other Data Conversion consultant on one or more project teams
Serve as the primary knowledge source for converting data from legacy systems and spreadsheets into the Workday Cloud HCM & Financials system
Converting Data into Workday using Workday provided loading tools
Create ETL scripts to transform and load data in preparation to load to Workday
Lead in the validation of data loaded into Workday
Responsible for assisting clients in mapping legacy data, identifying data quality issues and overall responsibility over conversion activates on the project
Responsible for key communication to project and client leadership
Closely follow the strategic direction set by leadership when establishing Workday project goals
Collaborate with client counterpart to successfully deliver on shared objectives
Responsible for timely identification and escalation of risks and development of alternative technical and functional approaches when necessary
Lead the identification of process improvements and changes to our methodology based on project experience

Basic Qualifications:
2+ years of previous consulting experience or congruent professional experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company
2+ years of experience in HRIS field with Workday related experience in data migration from SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, or similar applications
1+ years of experience with XML, XSD, XSLT or XPath
Experience with ETL Software including Informatica, SAS, Clover or Pentaho.
Experience with MySql or other database products
Formula and macro experience in Microsoft Excel
Experience with at least 2 full life cycle ERP implementations in a Data Conversion role
1+ years of project workstream experience
Ability and willingness to travel up to 80%

Preferred Skills:
Existing and current Workday HCM or Fins Core Certification
Four-year college degree in a computer related or engineering field or equivalent work experience
Keen understanding and demonstration of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Demonstrated experience in Reporting/Analytics
Consulting-based leadership experience on specialized projects with overall knowledge of information systems
Ability to lead teams of consultants and clients to reach the goals around data conversion
Self-starter with proven ability to work within a team-oriented environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change
Demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Demonstrated experience with Excel, Visio, MS Project (or equivalent) and PowerPoint
Excellent communication (both written and oral) effectiveness with project leadership
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Applications for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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