Workday Adaptive Planning Manager



Workday Adaptive Planning Manager New York, New York

Title:  Workday Adaptive Planning Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Location: All major cities

Preferred Fields of Study: Business Administration/Management, Finance, Human Resources Management, Accounting, Computer and Information Science

Minimum Years of Experience: 6 year(s)

The Challenge: As a manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Essential Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree Requirement: Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred
  • Certifications Preferred: Workday Adaptive Planning, Deployment
  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success in implementing budgets, forecasts, and reports within Adaptive Planning for Finance and Workforce Planning.
  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success in analyzing financial models and reports (spreadsheet/ non-spreadsheet based models) and translating those models into Adaptive Planning.
  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a record of success in providing technical guidance (design, model, configuration, integration, troubleshooting, etc.) for the Adaptive suite of products
  • Maintaining proficiency and certification in the Adaptive Planning solution suite; and,
  • Developing and enhancing the existing Adaptive Planning solution capabilities at PwC.
  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in a role utilizing Adaptive Planning for at least 2 years, and having completed at least 3-5 end to end deployments.
  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with 2+ years of experience and working knowledge with budgeting and forecasting, including expense, personnel, revenue, capital, balance sheet planning, and financial reporting/consolidation
  • Designing and building complex financial planning models, utilizing advanced Excel skills;
  • Possessing financial and/or management accounting background;
  • Demonstrating problem-solving skills;
  • Providing exceptional customer service;
  • Managing against timelines and goals effectively;
  • Possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Providing business analysis and requirements gathering;
  • Demonstrating project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while being detail oriented; and,
  • Having exposure to business process mapping and/or re-engineering is preferred.


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