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RSM US LLP Workday Systems Lead (Remote Eligible) in New York, New York

The Workday Systems Lead plays an integral role connecting HR COEs with our HR Talent Technology (Workday) team. This role is a Workday Functional expert and solution architect. The Lead is a relationship-builder who is deeply invested in the strategy and goals of their COE's in their portfolio. A vital link between these two parties, the Lead leads prioritization, requirements-gathering, configuration, change management, and the achievement of strategic HR objectives through technology and data. This role will be a player / coach. The person in this role will coordinate cross-functional teams across both short- and long-term projects to optimize Workday configuration, 3rd party tools and empower HR with the tools and resources to both perform and transform. As a consultant, the Workday Systems Lead will review configuration and business processes to identify gaps and recommend solutions. They will recommend solutions that align with enterprise architecture and that evolve appropriately. This role uses business acuity, user experience data, customer feedback, and technical expertise to drive the optimized performance of Workday for a portfolio of HR teams.

Location Flexibility- RSM's candidate search for this position is nationwide. REIMAGINING FLEXIBILITY- RSM's goal is to offer flexibility in when, where and how you work to help manage your unique professional and personal priorities while still delivering excellent RSM experiences for your clients, colleagues and communities.

Essential Duties:
Initiate and lead conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust. Navigate the complexities of cross-border teams / and or diverse teams and engagement
Be a strategic design thinker using design thinking principals. Help take RSM to the next level in technology by representing RSM by being a Workday's Design Partner influencing and testing Workday design to early adopter
Contributes technical knowledge of Workday and specifically areas of COE partnerships. Anticipate Stakeholder needs and develop solutions before stakeholder even realizes they are required
Nurture relationships with key HR partners to understand strategic roadmaps as well as emergent needs; management of both expectations and work to deliver solutions on time and within resource constraints
Successful prioritization of large-scale COE-Workday projects, both within the COE and across COEs, aligned to overall HR strategy. Effective prioritization of work on ad hoc requests, logged defects, needed reports, and security/access tickets
Optimize configuration and smooth operation of Workday, within assigned modules. Expert analysis of configuration in comparison to desired functionality, with diagnosed gaps, roadblocks, and inefficiencies
Provide clear and detailed documentation of functional requirements, creation of project plans, management of testing plans, organizational change and socialization initiatives
Provide an accountable and flexible project management approach that ensures the key issues of cost, time, scope and above all, client satisfaction, can be realized
Familiarizes themselves with upcoming Workday release functionality and explores ways to utilize new features that will add efficiencies to the COEs they support
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
REQUIRED:
Bachelor's Degree

TECHNICAL/SOFT SKILLS
REQUIRED:
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in Workday and PeopleSoft
Ability to translate functional requirements to technical language and vice versa. Experience facilitating discussions to bring technical and functional groups to consensus and common understanding.
Ability to think globally about a process impact, but also be able to manage relevant detail
A need to get things done, a proven drive, ownership, and accountability
Organization and project management skills
Strong "storytelling" skills with ability to demonstrate, influence and negotiate
Resourcefulness and a knack for navigating challenges independently; the ability to handle conflict and difficult partners, strong prioritization skills, and excellent customer-service orientation

EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED:
Extensive experience in one or more HR subject areas (e.g. Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Compensation, Time and Attendance, Core HR, etc.) to provide expertise and context on functional standard methodologies
Proven experience in Workday system configuration, at least at a Functional Admin level, in order to advise partners on Workday capabilities, limitations, and delivered functionality
Experience solving configuration and integration issues through root-cause analysis, deep understanding of cross-stream and down-stream impacts, and independent testing

LEADERSHIP SKILLS
REQUIRED:
Contributes to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart. Encourages everyone to have a voice and invites all opinions.
Partner alignment - Acts as a liaison to facilitate an understanding and partnership between business clients

The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at .

If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

You
want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you
are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and
personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an
individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your
accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision
makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll
move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your
fresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

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