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Senior Manager, Workday Financials

Job Title: Senior Manager, Workday Financials
On Site (Leawood, KS)

Advantage Tech is hiring!  We are looking for a qualified individual to join our client company based in Leawood. This position will lead the charge in optimizing accounting technology functions and financial reporting. Your role will encompass a diverse range of responsibilities, from utilizing your Workday report writing skills and maintaining Workday Foundation Data Model (FDM), to collaborating cross-functionally and transforming the business with automation and adopting best practices to ensure efficiently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the Workday Financials system across all modules including: Financial Accounting (including Intercompany), Banking & Settlement, Procurement, Supplier Accounts, Business Assets, Employee Expenses, Projects, and Reporting
  • Collaborate with team leads/controllers to appropriately design, execute and test system solutions to improve accounting & finance processes.
  • Ownership of Workday FDM structure, ensuring modification and enhancement requests are tracked and authorized with applicable approval and subsequently made timely and accurately.
  • Understanding around Workday’s FDM and ability to apply knowledge via calculated fields, condition rules, and other configuration to solve business challenges,
  • Thorough understanding of the correlation between FDM changes, such as effective dated changes to hierarchies and cost center objects, and its impact to reporting models.
  • Design, develop, configure, and test complex Workday reports (advanced, matrix, composite) utilizing Workday Report Writer.
  • Perform reporting audits to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
  • Partner with IT to manage the uptake, testing, and implementation of new features associated with Workday’s semi-annual feature releases.
  • Produce timely and clear documentation, training, and knowledge sharing on Workday processes and best practices both within the systems team and to the broader finance organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting, management, information systems, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 – 7 years of related work experience with increasing levels of responsibilities
  • 2+ years experience with Workday Financials in an implementation, financial reporting or administration role
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation with strong attention to details
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people in financial and non-financial roles
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
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