Workday Finance Analyst

Job Title: Workday Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 1102MO_1613066363
Contact Name: Max Oakley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Workday Finance Analyst



The Consultancy Group are supporting a key client who are embarking on a radical Finance Transformation Project to overhaul it's entire Finance Systems network. As such, they are seeking a Finance Systems Analyst to join the project to absorb the remaining build and configuration and hit the ground running for our go-live date in 2021.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all Finance Systems and be responsible for all BAU activities
  • System administration, configuration and design of Workday Financials such as; consisting of the General Ledger, Business Assets, Supplier Accounts, Procurement, Projects
  • Provide techno functional expertise and recommendations in assessing implementation of project objectives and data integrity can be improved. Gather information, evaluate requirements and solutions.
  • Manage the Security Framework for all Finance Systems and continually tweak, improve and develop its functionality for the Finance community
  • Build, design, maintain and develop business process across all of Workday Financials and functional areas
  • Collaborate with users to assess business needs and translate those needs into effective streamline technical solutions that promote user adoptions
  • Support the Finance community with Adaptive Planning configurations for Budgeting and Forecasting
  • An ability to crunch calculated fields and build Workday reports for Core Finance
  • Manage and provide support to end-users of the Workday platform through our ServiceNow Support portal, answering questions, resolving issues, and following through on any reported or unresolved issues ensuring a timely and reliable response
  • Experience leading requirements gathering sessions and documenting outcome, including designing process flows and helping define test scripts.
  • Drive the design, development, testing and deployment of new integration's and maintain existing integration's using tools such as: EIB, Jitterbit, Studio, Core Connectors
  • Work with External Auditors, end users and IT to ensure compliance. Develop auditing processes to ensure data integrity and system accuracy
  • Manage the bi-annual compulsory releases, implement new functionality and ensuring a successful delivery is always achieved through vigorous planning and testing of processes, configuration and integration's

Key Skill Required:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Workday Financials Practical experience
  • Workday training and or certifications
  • Experience designing and implementing Workday solutions
  • Experience leading requirements gathering sessions and documenting outcome, including designing process flows and helping define test scripts
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with associates to troubleshoot and address technical and process issues
  • SQL syntax background will be useful
  • Experience with web services using SOAP, WSDL, XML, XSLT
  • Able to both manage a team and be hands on