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Managed Services Analyst, Workday Financials

Halifax, NS
Full Time
4 days ago

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

Overview of the opportunity:

KPMG's Managed Services Financials Technology Advisory Practice helps organizations maximize efficiencies and drive business value across the organization. We do this by working with CXOs and other IT/finance leaders to help them transform their finance function using the core drivers of change: process optimization, target operating model development, and system implementation.

We empower finance functions to become more insightful and true business partners. We are trusted advisors in budgeting and forecasting, close and consolidation, reporting and analytics, and all other areas of finance.

KPMG is currently seeking an Analyst for our Managed Services Financials technology practice.

What you will do

As a Managed Services Analyst, Workday Financials, you will learn from some of the most eminent professionals in the sector and develop your personal skills by assuming the following responsibilities:

  • On-demand Support for our clients using Workday, ranging from answering questions to break fixes, payroll assistance, reporting, integrations, and much more.
  • Participate in Finance Roadmap planning by helping our clients map out what Workday functionality should be rolled out on an annual or per-update basis.
  • Review, map and improve Finance business processes from post production support perspective (such as Source to Pay, Order to Cash, Payroll, Acquire to Retire, Project Accounting, Record to Report and Plan to Perform)
  • Execute the day-to-day activities of managed services engagements for a variety of clients including project enhancements, finance function diagnostic, production break-fix and release planning.
  • Identify and communicate findings to senior management and client personnel
  • Technical enhancements and production break fix will involve working on client Data conversion requirements, various integrations with up-stream and downstream systems, Reporting and other security related features.

At times, business needs arise, and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, we understand that people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role

  • You are passionate about Workday and have at least 1 years of experience with Workday Financials.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • Should have completion of one full implementation with Workday Financials and / or supported one or more client for post-production issues.
  • Workday certification in Financials (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently hold the certification will be required to secure one within six months from the commencement of employment)
  • Experience working in a client interface role in a variety of industries and businesses.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate with client stakeholders, work closely together as part of a team and lead teams and project deliverables, in both English and French.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to clearly identify and define problems and develop creative solutions to meet client needs.

Keys to your success:
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Highly driven, autonomous, resilient and team player with a strong work ethic
  • Being proactive in determining priorities and managing multiple deadlines

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

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