Workday - Financials, Senior Consultant - Accounting & Finan

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


As part of our Workday Practice, you’ll be part of a new and energized team of advisory professionals who deliver more than just technology. From initial assessments to entire transformations, you’ll deliver Workday Financial Management solutions equipping organizations with the information they need to make better business decisions. As a Workday Financials Senior Consultant your career growth and a typical day may include:

+ Specializing and expanding your skill set within the Accounting and Finance pillar for Workday Financials

+ Keeping up to date with the latest thought leadership on Finance thinking, tools and techniques in your area of expertise

+ Understanding and applying the Workday and Guidehouse methodologies

+ Participating and leading in all stages of the Guidehouse Way methodology for implementing Workday Financial Management solutions

+ Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices

+ Responsible for the analysis, design, scheduling, construction and delivery of multiple products within the Workday Financial Management solution

+ Support the Financials Lead in architecting the Workday Financials solution to ensure cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated

+ Recognize business process inefficiencies and provide recommendations for improvements

+ Provide guidance, instruction, and coach more junior team members

+ Participate in business development activities



+ 3+ years of financial consulting experience

+ 3+ years of experience deploying Workday or other Financial systems such as Oracle E-Business, PeopleSoft, SAP, or similar applications

+ Experience working with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking and Cash, or Business Assets

+ Proficient in business processes such as Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, or Budget to Report

+ Ability to translate business requirements into complex system configurations

+ Advanced analytical and technical skills evidenced by role in previous projects

+ Excellent communication, written and verbal

+ Ability to effectively organize and prioritize with little supervision

+ Bachelor’s degree is required

+ Workday Financials Certified


+ Workday Specialty Certification such as Financial Data Model

+ Proficiency in multiple business processes

+ Experience working within the public sector

+ Experience working with Financial Statements

+ Accounting Degree

Additional Requirements

+ The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Compensation for this role is $110K – $130K but may vary based on education, skills, experience, and location. Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours. This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance 401(k) Retirement Plan Basic Life & Supplemental Life Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive

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Job Posting: JC226722065

Posted On: Oct 21, 2022

Updated On: Dec 09, 2022

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