A career in our Workday Finance practice, within WorkdayConsulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to helpour clients leverage Workday technology as a tool to enhance andunify Human Resources, talent management, and finance. We focus onunderstanding the forces shaping their business and developingindustry tailored solutions that support our clients through theentire lifecycle of the Workday implementation. In joining, youllbe a part of a team that helps our clients reinvent their financialmanagement capabilities and drive change across their businesses.Acting as a true business partner, we get to know their business sothey can achieve business process optimisation and gain access to afull range of financial capabilities, relevant analytics andmetrics, and fully auditable process management that deliversaccurate and timely financial information for confident decisionmaking with Workday.To really stand out and make us fit for thefuture in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us atPwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at everylevel. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; ourglobal leadership development framework. It gives us a single setof expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, andprovides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to besuccessful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As aDirector, you''ll work as part of a team of problem solvers,helping to solve complex business issues from strategy toexecution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for thismanagement level include but are not limited to:Support team todisrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.Arrangeand sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help peoplerealise their potential and support their long-termaspirations.Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities tocreate value propositions.Look for opportunities to scaleefficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects andenvironments.Create an environment where people and technologythrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.I promoteand encourage others to value difference when working in diverseteams.Drive and take ownership for developing connections that helpdeliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.Influence andfacilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add valueto the firm.Uphold the firm''s code of ethics and businessconduct.Job Requirements and Preferences: Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor DegreeMinimum Years ofExperience: 10 year(s) Certification(s) Required: WorkdayFinancials CertificationPreferred Qualifications: Degree Preferred:Master DegreePreferred Fields of Study: BusinessAdministration/Management, Finance, AccountingCertification(s)Preferred: Workday project management, Workday engagementmanagement, CPAPreferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates thoughtleader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of successdirecting efforts in managing and assisting large companies withimproving the performance of their finance organization,including:Improving the delivery of finance services;Implementingfinance technologies;Aligning finance strategy with businessstrategies; and,Streamlining and standardizing finance policies,practices, and processes, transforming the finance organization tobe more effective in supporting the business.Demonstrates thoughtleader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of successdirecting efforts in several cloud-based financial systemimplementations (e.g., Workday, NetSuite, Fusion, Intacct),including:Acting as the project manager or lead;Contributing to thedevelopment of a business vision; and,Managing compleximplementation efforts with proven project managementcapabilities.Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with,and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in advisingglobal organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness intransaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting andforecasting, and internal and external reporting,including:Improving processes, demonstrating industry knowledge andknowledge of applications of at least one of the following focusareas: shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation,performance management, financial systems optimization, talentmanagement, and business intelligence and performance managementsoftware tools;Developing strategies, as well as leveraging PCapplications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)and business levels of fluency in multiple languages to write,communicate, facilitate, and present cogently to and/or for alllevels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff andmanagement, including development and delivery of businessproposals, conferences and whitepapers; and,Identifying, obtainingand processing of critical data (e.g. benchmarks) challenging thestatus quo through innovative thought leadership in the applicationof standard industry practice solutions for high performing financefunctions, including internal and external reporting, people andorganization structures, performance management, budgeting andforecasting capabilities, cash flow optimization and the use ofcapital, and maintaining and building cost-effectivecontrols;Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or aproven record of success directing efforts in identifying andaddressing client needs, including:Building, maintaining, andutilizing networks of client relationships and communityinvolvement;Communicating value propositions;Managing resourcerequirements, project workflow, budgets, billing andcollections;Preparing and/or coordinating complex written andverbal materials; and,Building and managing new and existing clientrelationships, resulting in net new and add-on sales.Demonstratesthought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record ofsuccess directing efforts in the following areas:Supervising teamsto create an atmosphere of trust;Seeking diverse views to encourageimprovement and innovation; and,Coaching staff by providing timelymeaningful written and verbal feedback.All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard torace; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age;disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression;genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, orcitizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC isproud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.byJobble
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