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Workday Payroll, Managing Consultant

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Springfield, IL 62762
Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


+ Lead clients through all phases of their system implementation as Workday payroll expert – including business process discovery, design, configuration, and testing phases

+ Coach client during design phases, offering options, risks, and downstream impacts related to Workday payroll decisions

+ Configure the Workday payroll system per client business requirements and Workday standards

+ Timely and accurate delivery of project deliverables and documentation.

+ Collaborate on client integration design, configuration, and testing

+ Collaborate on client data migrations

+ Coach clients in Workday project approach and act as a role model in project systems – testing, validation, issue management, communication to project leadership

+ Alignment and collaboration with project leadership – proactively communicating project risks and issues.

+ Alignment and collaboration with project peers and client team members.

+ Guidehouse team enrichment and collaboration – responsible for individual professional growth and sharing knowledge with Guidehouse peers to ensure quality and professional growth thrives throughout the Workday practice.

+ Manage remote teams as needed

+ Assist in optimizing the project approach/methodology tailored to client needs

+ Participate in business development and sales event activities

+ Assist in knowledge transfer and internal team proficiency development


Minimum Years of Experience: 4

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Passionate interest in continuous learning and professional growth, particularly in payroll systems.

4 years of experience as a payroll functional consultant in full cycle ERP implementations

Prior Experience as a payroll functional consultant for ERP

Knowledge of SDLC and/or project methodology

Excellent Communication, written and verbal


+ Workday Certification -Payroll

+ Professional Certification – FPC or CPP

+ Excellent Communication, written and verbal

+ Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills, Visio, and PowerPoint

+ Business Process Discovery and Documentation

Additional Requirements

+ The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Basic Life & Supplemental Life

Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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