PwC Workday- Student Financials - Manager in Chicago, Illinois
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Minimum Years of Experience: 6
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree or at least 15 years of experience in a leadership role involving the Workday product suite, specifically experience leading and implementing Workday Higher Education suite of products.
Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
Certification(s) Preferred: Workday Services functional certification and/or engagement manager certification, CPA
Demonstrates prior proven success in a role utilizing the Workday environment for at least one year
Demonstrates proven success and extensive knowledge of assisting large companies with improving the performance of their finance organizations. This includes improving the delivery of finance services, implementing finance technologies, aligning finance strategy with business strategies, streamlining and standardizing finance policies, practices, and processes, transforming the finance organization to be more effective in supporting the business.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and proven success with serving on several cloud-based financial system implementations (e.g., Workday, NetSuite, Fusion, Intacct), acting as the project manager or lead.
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities.
Demonstrates proven success and thorough abilities with advising global organizations on improving efficiency and effectiveness in transaction processing, close and consolidation, budgeting and forecasting, and internal and external reporting, which includes the following:
-Process improvement in, industry knowledge, and applications of at least one of the following focus areas:
-Shared service and outsourcing, finance transformation, performance management, financial systems optimization, and talent management
-Business intelligence and performance management software tools
as well as leveraging PC applications (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 all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, including development and delivery of business proposals, conferences and whitepapers.
-Identification, obtainment and processing of critical data (e.g. benchmarks) to challenge the status quo through innovative thought leadership in the application of standard industry practice solutions for high performing finance functions, including the following:
-Internal and external reporting;
-People and organization structures;
-Performance management, budgeting and forecasting capabilities;
-Cash flow optimization and the use of capital; and,
-Maintenance and building of cost-effective controls
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and/or success with identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and proven success as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback
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