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Workday Payroll /Time Tracking Education & Government Lead

Business and Financial Operations



San Francisco, California, United States

Workday Payroll Lead
Who We Are
We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Payroll/Absence Lead.
This individual will be part of a team of advisory professionals focused on cloud-based data-reporting operations that integrate and optimize the essential corporate functions of finance, analytics, planning and HR.
For many of our clients, successfully getting their data operations into cloud environments is a major focus. The enterprise data-reporting software of Workday is a critical component of many of the cloud solutions we design, which is why Accenture has assembled a team of more than 2,000 Workday-certified professionals.
What’s in it for You
Help HR and Finance leaders define and execute their strategy and give them the adaptability they need in a fast-changing world.
To help you take your skillset beyond Workday technology, our Transformation Powered by Workday Training will help you take your consulting to a whole new level.
Take your Workday skills and career to the next level, mastering complex projects while expanding your leadership and advisory skills with a market-leading team.
As a Workday Payroll/Time Tracking Associate Manager your primary responsibilities may include:

  • Lead or support the Payroll workstream on a Workday implementation project. 

  • Support the creation of workplans for large complex global engagements, owning risk, budget, resources, client relationship, etc.  

  • Researching and resolving day to day Workday US Payroll issues 

  • Work with client to support the new requirements for Payroll in Workday 

  • Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes 

  • Provide support for regular and special payroll processes in Workday 

  • Provide support for post-payroll activities like posting, bank transfer and pay checks in Workday 

  • Provide support for Legal and regulatory reports in Workday 

  • Provide support for year-end reporting and other year-end activities in Workday 

  • Manage small on and off-shore functional teams 

  • Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet client/functional requirements 

  • Architect Workday HCM solutions to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated 

  • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices. 

  • Demonstrate design options through the use of prototyping. 

  • Understand and apply Workday and Accenture  methodologies. 

  • Provide the Project Manager with status updates and keep them apprised of overall project status. 

  • Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder management to achieve project objectives 

  • Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets  

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.