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Sr. Analyst - Workday Financials

Location: Dallas, Texas
Job # 10825882
Date Posted: 04-05-2018
The Senior Analyst position is a key contributor in the effort around enhancing and maintaining the Workday Financials system.  Included in the responsibilities of the position are fielding Workday inquiries, developing advanced custom reports and keeping a pulse on Workday’s enhancements to uptake new functionality.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support Director and provide guidance to associates with Workday-related issues
  • Perform development and maintenance of Financial reports and dashboards in Workday
  • Work with the Global Shared Services and Service Delivery groups to understand their needs and provide solutions leveraging Workday’s latest functionality
  • Configure and perform upkeep on the Workday system to meet company’s business requirements and provide insight on best practices
  • Work with the internal IT team to perform any data migration necessary to/from external systems
  • Complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner, reporting progress to managers
  • Continually seek ways to improve the Workday experience for the company
  • Support efforts around user readiness and testing as new Workday features are released and implemented
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university, and five years related experience
  • Workday Financials certification is required
  • Three (3) years implementing financial ERP applications such as Workday, PeopleSoft, Oracle E-Business, SAP or other SaaS software solutions preferred
  • Proven experience in Workday Reporting, including the use of Composite Reports, Dashboards and/or Scorecards, with Workday calculated fields preferred
  • Extensive knowledge in at least one (1) of the following areas: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Fixed Assets, Projects, Cash/Treasury, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable Experience re-engineering finance business processes
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, standards and compliance
  • Workday Composite Reporting and BIRT certifications preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
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