Accenture Workday Financials Functional Consultant (H&PS) in Chicago, Illinois

Title: Workday Financials Functional Consultant (H&PS) Location: USA-Midwest Other Locations: USA-Southeast, USA-Northeast, USA-Midwest Job Number: 00471437

Join Accenture’s growing Health and Public Service practice, helping to transform leading public service organizations and communities around the world. This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

Workday Financials Functional Consultant (H&PS) will focus on Workday delivery to Health and Public Service clients. This role will drive financial functional areas, completing activities in design, configuration, testing and deployment of Workday Financials in public sector and higher education.


A professional at the Consultant level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Work in a team environment that includes client interactions, workstream management, and cross-team collaboration; may have supervisory responsibilities

  • Accountable for functional workstream and/or project activities assigned by functional lead or supervisor

  • Interaction with all workstreams including technical, reports, conversion, change management and project management

  • Adapt existing methods, tools and procedures to create solutions to deliver on client needs

  • Analyze business requirements to determine configuration solutions; documentation of requirements, solutions and impacts, alternatives and final decisions

* Candidates must be willing to travel on Monday - Thursday basis


Basic Qualifications :

  • Workday Financials Certification required

  • Minimum 2 years hands experience with Workday and at least 1 year or full implementation of Workday Financials

  • Proficiency in Finance functional areas such as:

  • Financial Accounting

  • Assets

  • FDM

  • Procurement

  • Inventory

  • Supplier Accounts

  • Customer Accounts

  • Banking and Settlement

  • Expenses

  • Grants

  • Endowments

  • Projects

  • Minimum of 2 years of requirements gathering, system design, process mapping, testing and deployment of Workday solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 2 years prior consulting experience

Professional Skill Requirements :

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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