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Workday Financial Information Systems Analyst (non-certified)

Boston, MA 02108

Posted: 09/22/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: ERP Job Number: 511944 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description


Specialty: Tech - Workday

Required Skills: Financial Information Systems Analyst (non-certified)

Industry: Higher Education

Perm position (35  hours/week)

Location: 100% Remote

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Advanced Degree preferred.
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in various aspects of financial information systems and financial operations.
  • Working knowledge of automation/programming and expertise in managing data in relational databases, and the application of data visualization tools.
  • Strong understanding of financial operations and the ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial systems, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Knowledge of Workday Financial software. Knowledge of Adaptive Planning software preferred.
  • Ability to create automated reports, utilize business intelligence tools, and design and implement complex modeling tools.
  • Open to learning processes and can translate that knowledge to IT teams.
  • Ability to work with people from different units as required to help address financial or system issues.
  • Ability to enact change quickly

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for the improvement, development, and operation of financial systems applications, including Workday, Adaptive Planning, Pilbara Insights, etc.
  • Responsible for working with the IT Services department and external consultants on upgrades, implementations, and maintenance of financial systems
  • Manage custom report, query, and dashboard development to meet the requirements of finance management using appropriate Workday tools
  • Review and map financial accounting and business processes
  • Provide expert knowledge to users in automated financial systems
  • Provide leadership to cross-functional teams in addressing financial or systems issues
  • Participate in the change board meetings and developing user documentation including FAQs, Job Aides, Operational Guides, Online Content, etc.
  • Partner with business process administrators and technical support staff to enforce data quality standards
  • Design, configure, and test integrations between Workday and external systems using Enterprise Integration Builder (EIB) and other Workday tools
  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify and recommend opportunities for process improvements, advise stakeholders on options, risks and any impacts on other processes or systems
  • Partner with business process administrators to implement process improvements and policy changes designed to improve efficiency and the user experience with the system
  • Conduct assessment on software and hardware needs and design new or modify systems to meet changing demands
  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written formats as well as to create and maintain positive, productive working relationships with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Ability to operate independently, work within time constraints, and set priorities among multiple task assignments
  • Excellent judgment and strategic skills for ensuring mutually positive outcomes, balancing internal priorities with client objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, motivational, and consensus-building skills, as demonstrated by successful applications analysis and design, systems implementation, and project management experience
  • Experience managing constant, competing demands and limited resources with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Experience building and developing intra- and inter-departmental teams and teamwork

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • None
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