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Workday Analyst

The University of Tampa   Tampa, FL   Full-time     Finance
Posted on May 11, 2022
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Workday Analyst

The department of Budgeting, Administration and Finance at The University of Tampa has an opening for a Workday Analyst. This position has the responsibility for managing and configuring the Workday Financials and Student Financials system under the leadership of the Vice President of Administration and Finance, with a ‘dotted line’ relationship to Information Technology & Security to ensure proper oversight and accountability.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and configuring the Workday Financials, Workday Student Financials, Adaptive Planning, and Ingenuix systems.
  • Maintain a hands-on, technical role with excellent knowledge of finance business processes and methodologies along with strong analytical and data modeling background.
  • Review finance systems configurations for optimized process design and configuration.
  • Partner with diverse business stakeholders to lead numerous projects to increase effectiveness and automate via finance system’s business processes.
  • Provide technical guidance and respond to end user requests for new features, problem investigation, and build complex reports.
  • Manage end-to-end functional support for finance systems by working closely with functional team to understand business requirements and execute them within Workday.
  • Responsible for maintaining current finance policies, procedures, and trainings that are posted on websites and wiki
  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise in finance to identify opportunities for process improvement within finance systems.
  • Advise the functional team on new features released by finance systems and influence the adoption blueprint to maximize the finance team’s usage of finance systems.
  • Coordinate feature cases with Workday and testing of Workday semi-annual and weekly updates.
  • Develop custom reports for business users and senior executive management.
  • Required to partner and coordinate activities involving finance systems with Information Technology & Security, on a recurring basis, to streamline system integrations and ensure that finance’s configuration of Workday remains consistent, reliable, and secure.
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of hands-on financial systems analyst experience required.
  • Superior abilities to collaborate, problem solve, and rapidly develop advanced technical skills using Workday.
  • 1 year (or more) of Workday Financial systems experience preferred.
  • Solution-centric personality – you have the flexibility to think outside of the box.
  • Ability to foresee and identify needs of the team.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn The University of Tampa software programs such as Workday and Microsoft Office.
  • Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website at www.ut.edu/jobs
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume.

The University of Tampa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.