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PwC Workday Payroll Consultant - Sr. Associate in United States

Specialty/Competency: Managed Services

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Managed Services team will provide you an opportunity to collaborate with a wide array of teams to help our clients implement and operate new capabilities, achieve operational efficiencies, and harness the power of technology.

Our Application Managed Services team will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations harness the power of their enterprise applications by optimizing the technology while driving transformation and innovation to increase business performance. We assist our clients in capitalizing on technology improvements, implementing new capabilities, and achieving operational efficiencies by managing and maintaining their application ecosystems. We help our clients maximize the value of their Workday investment by managing the support and continuous transformation of their solutions in the areas of human resources, talent management and finance operations.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

As a Workday Payroll Senior Associate in our Managed Services practice, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to resolve post-implementation issues from assessment through to deployment. You will be responsible for the sustainment, optimization and enhancement of the Workday’s Payroll solution. You will work with the clients to understand their business requirements and help configure and test the Workday solution.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Administration/Management, Human Resources Management, Organizational Management, Computer and Information Science

Certification(s) Preferred :

Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), and/or a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), Workday Services functional certification and/or engagement manager certification

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and acumen specific to understanding underlying client business problems and developing Workday technology-enabled solutions that addresses the needs of large organizations, including the following areas:

  • Gathering requirements from the client on their Workday Payroll needs and broader business requirements and how they align to Workday functionality;

  • Working with a team to configure the Workday solution to meet the customers’ Payroll related needs and broader business requirements;

  • Helping the customer and systems team test the Workday solution;

  • Facilitating knowledge transfer and educating customers on the Workday solution;

  • Recommending best practices to solve complex client requirements;

  • Assisting in developing functional specification for reports and integrations;

  • Troubleshooting and resolving testing errors and issues in configuration, business processes, data conversion, documentation or the user's lack of experience;

  • Maintaining Workday certifications and qualifications;

  • Upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work;

  • Demonstrating a commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives;

  • Possessing thorough level of ability leading client workshops and hands-on experience in technical support;

  • Possessing thorough level of ability with Workday Payroll or in-house consulting in a Payroll capacity;

  • Possessing extensive level of ability with Workday or other ERP, such as PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, ADP or UltiPro; and,

  • Possessing some knowledge about Managed Services or post implementation support.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniorassociate.

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