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Accenture Workday Student Consultant/Lead - Education & Government in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Workday Student Implementation Consultant/Lead

We are…  

We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives.  New doesn’t mean being ahead of the curve; new is pushing forward the curve, riding the edge where the impossible meets the transformational and making it reality where it matters.  Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.   

You are…  

As a member of one of the world’s largest Workday-certified teams, you’ll be part of a team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From rapid deployments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver integrated, payroll, cloud-based HR and financial management solutions that put organizations on the fast track to a better way to work. 

Accenture is looking for experienced higher education professionals with aptitude and interest in systems technology to join our Workday Student Practice, a group dedicated to implementing Workday Student in higher education as part of institutions' modernization efforts to support their strategic goals, aid in student success, and improve the student experience.

Why should I join the Accenture Workday team?  

  • Innovate every day.  Be at the forefront of designing and delivering Workday solutions that push boundaries and create new opportunities for our clients. 

  • Lead with the industry’s best . Join an industry-recognized global cloud leader   with more than 2000 Workday certified professionals collaborating to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale. Accenture has worked with more than 600 clients to deliver Workday deployments to unlock the potential of their organizations.   

  • Learn and grow continuously.  Harness unmatched training and professional development to help you build and advance your Workday, consultative and delivery skills. With learning resources, interactive classroom courses, real-life client simulations and ongoing mentoring available when you need it, you’ll expand your thinking beyond the core Workday implementation. 

    Who will be successful at Accenture?  

    It’s not just what you know or where you’ve been that propels success at Accenture: It’s  who you are , fundamentally, as a person. We prize diversity in backgrounds and perspectives. Whatever your unique qualities, a few key traits should apply: You’re passionate about technology and motivated to apply the latest technology trends. You’re proactive and collaborative; a leader with effective communication skills. You’re driven by new challenges and are motivated to improve. You’re a creative problem solver with the flexibility to navigate uncertainty. You’re focused on the future with a desire to develop inclusive, responsible and sustainable solutions to complex challenges. 

As a Workday Student consultant, the selected candidate(s) will have the opportunity to specialize and certify in one Workday Student functional areas (Student Recruiting and Admissions, Student Records, Curriculum Management and Academic Advising, Financial Aid, or Student Financials) so that they may master Workday configuration to meet client requirements, recommend alternative solutions when needed, support various stages of system testing, and facilitate knowledge transfer all while working as part of a highly connected and collaborative team following Workday's and Accenture's deployment methodologies.

Potential candidates should possess strong communication and presentation skills with an ability and intention to provide stellar service to our clients.

Here's what you need:

  • 2+ years experience in Higher Education

  • 2+ years experience implementing student systems or other ERP software solutions such as Banner or PeopleSoft

  • Previous consulting experience as a functional lead with student records solutions preferred

  • Experience gathering functional business requirements and translating to solutions

  • Advanced MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, v lookups) and MS office skills

  • Workday certification is a definite plus

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associate’s Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.

Bonus Points if:

  • Engage with all project stakeholders to build teamwork and develop trust and confidence

  • Take initiative and be resourceful in building your knowledge and skill level

  • Ability to recognize potential issues or software shortcomings then provide solutions to resolve

  • Produce quality deliverables that need little refinement

  • Possess clear and effective communication skills

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is {{ $90,000 to $148,000 ) }} and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)

COVID-19 update:

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Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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