IBM Workday Payroll Lead Consultant - Post Production Services in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences via Cognitive data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

For over seven years IBM has been partnering with Workday to bring innovation, analytics-driven insights, and high-touch customer service to our clients. Together, we are helping clients build smarter HR and financial management capabilities, and enabling them to fully realize the benefits of their Workday solutions.

We are currently seeking a Workday Payroll Consultant in our Post Production Services (PPS) organization for our Workday practice. Our PPS organization helps clients maximize value from their Workday investment by providing the deep domain expertise necessary to stabilize, enhance, and expand their Workday footprint. Sr. Payroll Consultants will be responsible for supporting the successful implementation of the Workday Payroll solution while providing product and implementation expertise. In this role, you will work with project teams to understand business requirements and help configure and test the end to end solution for the client in the post production environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct working sessions with clients to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements

  • Provide subject matter expertise on key business process decisions related to Payroll processing (i.e., deductions, calculations, compliance, garnishments, taxes, etc.)

  • Advise clients on industry standards for payroll set up in order to provide suggestions to achieve clean configuration and streamlined processes

  • Design and implement requirements in the Workday HCM Payroll solution

  • Devise creative solutions for events not captured by standard the Workday set up

  • Demonstrate the configurations through the development of prototype systems

  • Work with the client to help convert legacy data into Workday

  • Work closely with Integrations team to provide guidance for solutions and develop test scenarios

  • Assist the client in testing the Workday solution

  • Understand Workday’s Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements

  • Work with the Delivery Assurance team to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints

  • Provide the Engagement Manager with status reports and keep them apprised of overall project status

  • Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices

  • Identify opportunities to position additional service offerings to clients

  • Participate in update training and other events that help share one’s product skills with other consultants

About You

  • You thrive in a diverse, fast paced environment

  • You are passionate about learning and implementing new technologies

  • You think analytically and can effectively apply logic to solve problems

  • You have the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, despite conflicting demands

  • You have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and team with others

  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate complex messages and requirements

  • You have a strong desire to work with clients and provide exceptional client experiences

In this dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with clients. As such, travel to client sites may be required up to 50% or 2 days per week. Preferred candidates will live within a 50 mile radius of a major airport.

Working for IBM you can expect a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded and innovation is valued and respected. We empower our team members to build successful and rewarding careers. Starting at the interview process and continuing throughout your career, you always have access to our leadership team – as mentors, team members and often working side by side on projects. We want you to have more than just a job…IBM has your long term career goals in mind.

IBM Workday Consulting Services is a leader in workplace transformation. Join us. You won’t just be a part of the future; you’ll help lead it. Learn more about our Workday Practice at: ibm.com/gbs/workday

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2 years of Workday Payroll implementation experience as a lead Payroll consultant

  • At least 4 years of experience in Human Capital Management, Payroll Administration, Payroll programs, and Payroll business processes

  • At least 4 years of experience deploying HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, ADP, SAP, Oracle, SuccessFactors, etc), or other IT/ERP solutions

  • At least 4 years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering

  • At least 4 years of experience working in a consulting environment

  • Certified in Workday Payroll

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 4 years of Workday Payroll implementation experience as a lead Payroll consultant

  • At least 8 years of experience in Human Capital Management, Payroll Administration, Payroll programs, and Payroll business processes

  • At least 8 years of experience deploying HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, ADP, SAP, Oracle, SuccessFactors, etc), or other IT/ERP solutions

  • At least 8 years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering

  • At least 5 years of experience working in a consulting environment

  • Certified in Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Payroll

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.