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Workday Certified FINs Strategic Sourcing Consultant

Company: Accenture
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

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.

As a Workday Strategic Sourcing Consultant, your primary responsibilities may include:

  • Identification of business requirements related to procurement processes, including spend analysis, supplier management, and contract management.
  • Functional and process design for P2P/S2P activities, incorporating strategic sourcing best practices to optimize cost savings and supplier relationships.
  • Scenario design, flow mapping, prototyping, and testing of Workday configurations to streamline procurement workflows and enable strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Leading workshops to educate clients on Workday's functionalities for P2P/S2P and strategic sourcing.
  • Conducting working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements specific to procurement and sourcing.
  • Supporting the Financials Lead in architecting Workday P2P/S2P solutions that integrate seamlessly with strategic sourcing strategies.
  • Advising clients on industry standards and leading practices in procurement and strategic sourcing, including cost reduction techniques, supplier evaluation, and contract negotiation.
  • Demonstrating design options through prototypes that showcase how Workday can improve efficiency and effectiveness in procurement activities.
  • Understanding and applying Workday and Accenture methodologies to ensure successful implementation of P2P/S2P functionalities and strategic sourcing best practices.

    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 leaderwith 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.

    Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

    Here's what you need:

    • Workday Financials Partner Certification
    • Minimum of 2 years of consulting experience, with a focus on procurement or strategic sourcing.
    • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on Workday Financials experience, demonstrating expertise in P2P/S2P functionalities.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in US and/or Global Financials Operations, including procurement processes.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years of work experience)

      Bonus points if:

      • WSS Certification
      • Project experience with Workday's strategic sourcing
      • Proficiency in multiple business processes: PTP, SCM, OTC, GL, FA, Budgeting, Cash Management, etc., with a strong understanding of how they connect to procurement activities.
      • Experience leading global and/or LE Workday engagements.
      • Experience applying strategic sourcing practices within Workday implementations.
      • Thrive in a diverse, fast-paced environment.
      • Other leading Cloud-based SaaS financial application implementation experience (Oracle E-Business Suite, NetSuite, Infor, Unit 4, PeopleSoft, Oracle Cloud ERP, SAP, Lawson, etc.)
      • An advanced degree in the area of specialization (Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, etc.)

        Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

        We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

        Information on benefits is here.

        Role Location Annual Salary Range

        California $63,200 to $169,800

        Colorado $63,200 to $146,700

        New York $58,500 to $169,800

        Washington $67,300 to $156,200

        California

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        What We Believe

        We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

        Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



        Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

        All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

        Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

        For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

        Requesting An Accommodation



        Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

        If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

        Other Employment Statements

        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.

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

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

        The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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