Senior Planning Consultant

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Workday

Pleasanton, CA 94566
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate, innovative, and energetic Planning Consultant to join our team. You will ensure the successful implementation of Adaptive Insights (a Workday Company!) with customers through product and implementation expertise. The ideal candidate for this position should have strong experience in financial planning / the FP&A process, and extensive software experience with financial products, requirements gathering, configuration, data conversion, and testing. You should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, proactive, results-oriented and able to successfully interact with customers and the Workday implementation teams. You should be ready to be challenged and have fun!

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Become an expert in the Adaptive Insights product, utilizing key data from the Workday Human Capital and Financials Products and beyond
  • Perform the following on an engagement: understand client business requirements, demonstrate the configurations through building prototype systems, configure the Workday solution, and assist the client in testing and deployment
  • Work with the client to convert legacy financial models into Adaptive Insights, where appropriate
  • Complete the work assigned to you by the Project Manager within the budgeted time allocated
  • Understand and use Workday's Implementation Methodology
  • Help mentor new consultants by sharing your knowledge
  • Provide product feedback in order to assist in the evolution of the product
  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices
  • Ensure the client is referenceable once the client is in production
  • Participate in regular training to be an expert with each new release

Knowledge Base:

  • 4-10 years implementing Financial Planning, Budgeting, & Forecasting systems
  • Previous consulting experience either as a consultant with a consulting company or as an internal consultant
  • Experience implementing Adaptive Insights highly preferred, or other financial planning systems like Hyperion Planning, Anaplan, and SAP BPC; experience with Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, NetSuite or similar finance applications recommended

Skill Set:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • Passion for customer service
  • Strong finance and analytical skills
  • Experience with technical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training
  • Experience with multiple financial applications a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time


Reference: 568430485

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