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CDS Workday Financials Lead Consultant / Architect (Workday Certified highly preferred) - U.S. Virtual Opportunity

CDS Workday Financials Lead Consultant / Architect (Workday Certified highly preferred) - U.S. Virtual Opportunity

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Alight Solutions is looking for a CDS Workday Financials Lead Consultant / Architect

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Cloud Deployment Solutions business group within Alight Solutions. The team may consider a virtual resource if the ideal applicant is not located near one of the Alight Solutions locations.

Your impact as a CDS Workday Financials Lead Consultant

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn and understand clients’ business requirements and partner to design, build, configure and test the Financial Management system. 
  • Actively participate in all stages of the Workday project lifecycle: 1) understand client business requirements, 2) configure the Workday solution to meet client requirements, 2) demonstrate the configurations through the development of prototype systems, 3) direct the client in testing approach for  the Workday solution.
  • Work with the client to complete configuration discovery documents.
  • Work with Workday Delivery Assurance team members to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints.
  • Assist the integrations team in helping to configure and test integrations between 3rd party systems and Workday.
  • Become an expert in the Workday product suite, specializing and deepening his/her skill set within the Financial Management application.
  • Develop working relationships with other members of project team and management as well as external clients.
  • Share knowledge and information through regular communications and facilitation.
  • Effectively and actively engaged on multiple, parallel projects.
  • Understand Alight Solutions Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements.
  • Manage and mentor new consultants.
  • Complete all required Knowledge Bytes to maintain certification.
  • Participate in update training, Workday Wednesday’s and other events that help share one’s product skills with other consultants.
  • Provide the Project Manager with status reports and keep them apprised of overall project status.
  • Complete the work assigned to you by the Project Manager within the budgeted time allocated.


You Bring Knowledge and Expertise


Required Experience:

  • 5 years previous experience implementing an ERP system concentrating in a financials domain solution and has deep HR and Financial experience with a demonstrated aptitude for systems implementation.
  • 3 plus years in leading consultants.
  • Knowledge and experience with translating business requirements into system requirements.
  • Previous consulting experience as an external consultant with a consulting/software company.
  • Experience implementing Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ultimate Software, ADP, Ceridian or similar Financials systems.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Workday certified highly preferred.
  • Successful completion of the Workday Financials Management Course or currently Workday Financials Management Certified is a requirement of the role.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Math, Computer Science or Finance or relevant field of study.

We offer you:

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Our Colleague Experience:

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.


About Alight Solutions:

As the leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions, we enhance work and life through our service, technology and data. Our 22,000 colleagues across 14 global centers deliver an unrivaled consumer experience for our clients and their people. We are Alight. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.


By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.  Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.  

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