IBM Workday Sr. Payroll Consultant, Higher Education in Raleigh, North Carolina

2016 is the year IBM emerges as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company. Our strategic imperatives continue to grow faster than the market, and we are recognized as the industry leader in analytics, cognitive, and cloud. At IBM, we are dedicated to the success of our clients and passionate about the work we do every day. We take talent seriously and know that our team is our business – they are the heart of our strategy and success. As a team, we’re committed to creating innovative solutions and services that drive client success. Together we empower our clients, one Workday implementation at a time. IBM and Meteorix officially came together in 2016 to recreate the Workday practice at IBM — blending the best of each to create a world-class consulting group that now delivers a boutique experience with global scale. On behalf of Meteorix and IBM, we would like to welcome you to a new chapter in our history – one that combines Meteorix’s best in class Workday implementation services with IBM’s excellence in digital operations, business analytics, cognitive computing, broad portfolio of consulting services and hardware and software offerings. As one of Workday's largest full service business partners and customers, the IBM Workday practice provides extensive implementation experience and a wealth of best practices. We are currently seeking Sr. Payroll Consultants for our growing Workday Higher Education Practice. In this role, you will work with clients to understand business requirements and implement Workday Payroll solutions for clients in a consulting environment. Successful candidates will provide functional process knowledge and product expertise, and have the ability to translate Workday and client terms so that all participants can contribute to implementation success.Key Responsibilities

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

  • 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

  • Configure the Workday solution

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

  • Demonstrate configurations through the development of prototype systems

  • Work with clients to help convert legacy data into Workday

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

  • Leverage prior Payroll related Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience.

  • 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 4 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: To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.To all Recruitment Agencies: IBM only accepts resumes from agencies on our Approved Agency List. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, IBM employees, or send to any IBM company location. IBM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.2252

  • At least 3 years of experience in Human Capital Management/Payroll administration, programs, and business processes

  • At least 3 years of experience deploying Payroll applications and/or HCM SaaS software solutions (i.e., Workday, SuccessFactors, ADP, Ceridian, Paychex, etc)

  • At least 3 years of experience in business process analysis and requirements gathering

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