About this Role

WeWork’s Workday Financials Solution Architect will work on a cross-functional team across WeWork’s Financial Systems, Accounting, Digital Product, and Operations organizations. This role will focus on delivering finance capabilities that help WeWork weaponize its internal technology to achieve its company mission of revolutionizing the world’s workspaces.

Competitive candidates for this role have thorough experience delivering best in class Workday Financials solutions. They have an impeccable ability to rapidly contextualize available features to WeWork’s requirements, and to effectively interpret the difference between what a stakeholder needs compared to what may be initially asked for. Ideal candidates have excellent collaboration, problem solving, and advanced technical skills. Most of all, they have a demonstrated ability to deliver Workday solutions that best meet business objectives.

About You

You are an out-of-the box thinker, a team player, a hustler and life-long learner. You understand our business and the systems we run on.  You’re comfortable owning business relationships, running meetings with project stakeholders and you understand the value of Workday, its functionalities and the structure of our metadata. You understand dependencies, risks, and cross-functional system impacts. You can lead change management, communication and training elements to evangelize and roll-out new functionality to the Finance Organization. You treat the business as your customer and bring initiative, self-direction and the ability to meet deadlines while simultaneously understanding when to take action to escalate issues and risks.

Responsibilities

  • Transform business requirements and priorities into technical requirements, prototypes, and end-to-end solutions

  • Review stakeholder input critically and play a leadership role in designing and recommending the best solutions for WeWork’s overall objectives

  • Deliver new functionality within Workday and other tools without supervision

  • Perform QA test work and troubleshoot significant product bugs

  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify new project opportunities

  • Willingness to continuously develop technical knowledge into new areas

Experience / Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Finance, Accounting, Business, MIS/CIS or a related discipline preferred 

  • 2+ years experience with Workday Financials 

  • Experience scoping and executing Unit, QA, and UAT test cycles

  • Excellent knowledge of Financial / Accounting /  Source-to-Pay / Order-to-Cash / Treasury Management best practices

  • Experience building advanced, performant Workday reporting including Composite and Matrix report types

  • Understanding of Sarbanes-­Oxley Technology (SOX) Controls preferred

  • Basic understanding of APIs and integrations

  • Knowledge of basic Agile practices / ceremonies / Jira

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability

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