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Workday Adaptive Planning - Sr. Associate (Financial Services)

Company: PwC
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

A career in our Workday Finance practice, within Workday Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Workday technology as a tool to enhance and unify Human Resources, talent management, and finance. We focus on understanding the forces shaping their business and developing industry tailored solutions that support our clients through the entire lifecycle of the Workday implementation. In joining, you'll be a part of a team that helps our clients reinvent their financial management capabilities and drive change across their businesses. Acting as a true business partner, we get to know their business so they can achieve business process optimisation and gain access to a full range of financial capabilities, relevant analytics and metrics, and fully auditable process management that delivers accurate and timely financial information for confident decision making with Workday.

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.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 2 year(s)

Certification(s) Required: Workday Adaptive Planning, Deployment

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred: Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study: Business Administration/Management, Finance, Accounting, Computer and Information Science

Certification(s) Preferred: Workday Financials

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success in implementing budgets, forecasts, and reports within Adaptive Planning for Finance and Workforce Planning.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success in analyzing financial models and reports (spreadsheet/ non-spreadsheet based models) and translating those models into Adaptive Planning.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a record of success in providing technical guidance (design, model, configuration, integration, troubleshooting, etc.) for the Adaptive suite of products including:

  • Maintaining proficiency and certification in the Adaptive Planning solution suite; and,
  • Developing and enhancing the existing Adaptive Planning solution capabilities at PwC.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in a role utilizing Adaptive Planning for at least 2 years, and having completed at least 3-5 end to end deployments.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with 2+ years of experience and working knowledge with budgeting and forecasting, including expense, personnel, revenue, capital, balance sheet planning, and financial reporting/consolidation, which includes the following areas:

  • Designing and building complex financial planning models, utilizing advanced Excel skills;
  • Possessing financial and/or management accounting background;
  • Demonstrating problem-solving skills;
  • Providing exceptional customer service;
  • Managing against timelines and goals effectively;
  • Possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Providing business analysis and requirements gathering;
  • Demonstrating project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while being detail oriented; and,
  • Having exposure to business process mapping and/or re-engineering is preferred.

Keywords: PwC, Washington DC , Workday Adaptive Planning - Sr. Associate (Financial Services), Other , Washington, DC

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