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Workday Financials Functional Lead

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Change & Transformation
  • Contact: Edward Gavigan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 December 2023
  • Job Ref: WORKDAYED21_1700323884

Workday Financials Functional Lead - Greenfield Implementation

London Holborn, Hybrid 2 days

Up to £200,000 + Benefits

My client is embarking on an exciting journey to implement Workday Financials and Workday HCM in a Greenfield environment. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Workday Functional Lead to spearhead the implementation of Workday Financials and Workday HCM.


  • Lead the Greenfield implementation of Workday Financials and Workday HCM, serving as a subject matter expert and guiding the project team through all phases of the implementation life cycle.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to gather business requirements for Workday Financials and HCM, ensuring a deep understanding of organisational needs and objectives.
  • Configure and customize Workday Financials and HCM to align with business requirements, leveraging deep expertise in Workday functionalities and best practices.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of integrations between Workday and other systems, ensuring seamless data flow and a unified technology landscape.
  • Develop and execute data migration strategies to ensure accurate and timely transfer of data from legacy systems to Workday.
  • Lead the testing efforts for Workday Financials and HCM, including the development of test plans, coordination of testing activities, and ensuring the overall quality of the system.
  • Develop and deliver training programs for end-users and provide change management support to ensure a smooth transition to Workday.
  • Provide ongoing support post-implementation, addressing user inquiries, resolving issues, and continuously optimizing Workday configurations based on evolving business needs.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of configurations, processes, and integration's within Workday.


  • Proven experience as a Workday Functional Lead, with expertise in both Workday Financials and Workday HCM.
  • Strong understanding of ERP concepts, processes, and best practices within the context of Workday.
  • Previous experience leading Greenfield implementations of Workday Financials and HCM.
  • In-depth knowledge of Workday functionalities, configuration options, and integration capabilities.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Certification in Workday Financials and Workday HCM is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.