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Workday Senior Consultant - Payroll - Work from home (WFH) - U.S. Virtual

Company: Alight Solutions
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 28 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.


Primarily responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables and consulting with clients on Workday projects. Possesses a broad understanding of cross functional touchpoints and their impacts within the Workday system to effectively develop solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients. Consults without supervision on complex projects, and/or lead Medium Enterprise or Large Enterprise projects depending on domain area(s) specialty. Participates in client sales meetings as Subject Matter Expert.

Key Responsibilities:

* Independently consults with external clients and participates in all stages of the Workday project lifecycle, from planning and design phases through testing and deployment for the Workday Payroll application by developing solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients.

* Effectively leads small to large client deliverables from start to finish across multiple, concurrent projects utilizing Alight s quality standards and consulting methodology.

* Integrates with other areas across Alight and functions to provide a complete solution.

* Consults on impact of decisions to operating post-implementation and downstream systems.

* Manages self and team member(s) work to project scope, timeline, risk and budget.

* Coordinates with others when applicable.

* Listens to client request, assesses actual client need, provides subjective matter expertise, proposes alternatives, and recommends solution(s). Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.

* Frequently discusses, and can articulate to clients, lessons learned from previous client experience, Workday best practices as well as Alight's Point of View. Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.

* Manages client expectations.

* Proactively identifies trouble spots for client and recommends solutions.

* Significantly contributes to the development of internal resources via mentoring, coaching, and directing work.

* Participates in and may lead internal business initiatives to assist the organization in building our Alight brand and collateral, including but not limited to internal domain groups, chats and training.

* Demonstrates comprehensive understanding and champions project methodology and Alight best practices.

* Participates in building the Alight Brand by participating in Workday ecosystem product groups/chats and contributes advanced thinking and sharing of ideas within the ecosystem.

* Becomes an expert in the Workday product suite with a broad-based knowledge of human capital management or financials, while also being able to architect solutions within specific area(s).

* Serves as Subject Matter Expert in functional/technical area.

* Develops working relationships with other members of project team and management as well as external clients. Shares knowledge and information through regular communications and facilitation.

* Uses strong presentation, communication, listening and consultative skills to guide and drive discussions.

* Participates in client sales meetings, assisting with collateral creation where needed.

* Creates work estimates and solutions for small to large bodies of work.


* 5 to 7 years of previous consulting experience implementing ERP systems such as Workday, SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, ADP or other SaaS software solutions

* Ability to be effectively and actively engaged on multiple, parallel projects

* Demonstrates ability to prioritize conflicting demands with little supervision

* Demonstrates strong work ethics, setting an example for others

* Excellent oral and written communications skills

* Possesses sound analytical problem-solving and documentation skills

* Ability to travel up to 50%




Bachelor s degree in Business, Math, Human Resources or related discipline, or equivalent years of industry experience

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer..

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