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Digital Assurance & Transparency - Workday - Manager

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Our Digital Assurance and Transparency practice (DAT) is at the forefront of innovation, supporting both delivery of quality, tech-enabled solutions focused on trust and transparency and value-add growth in business and social issues that are top of mind with our clients. You'll work closely with clients, your Digital Assurance and Transparency team, and our external audit teams to understand the systems and technologies our clients use and how they can mitigate risk. As a Digital Assurance and Transparency professional, you'll be part of an organization with a focus on quality, value, innovation, emerging technologies (e.g. cloud, digital assets), and growth and gain experience across several of our specialized areas of focus throughout your career. A career with the Tech team in our Digital Assurance and Transparency practice will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients with business transformations leveraging large scale digital solutions such as SAP, Oracle, OneStream, Workday, Identity and Access Management tools and other business applications. You will utilize our innovative solutions to help clients assess and manage risk and controls during their transformation journey. You will collaborate with experienced practitioners across PwC's global network to assess the client's approach for ERP security, business process and IT General Controls, while educating our clients on leading practice recommendations.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • 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 summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree
Required Fields of Study:
Accounting & Finance, Accounting & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting
Minimum Years of Experience:
4 year(s) of Workday controls auditing, consulting and/or implementation
Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
Demonstrates an extensive understanding of security and controls within the Workday application product suite, specifically in the areas of financials, human capital management, and industry specific modules. The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of Workday security design across functional (ERP) and technical areas, including setup and maintenance;
  • Proven experience in the design, implementation, or assessment of Workday solutions, such as Accounting Center, Adaptive Planning, and Prism Analytics;
  • Expertise in designing and assessing business process risk and controls frameworks across finance and human resource cycles;
  • Ability to identify key risks and controls, with an extensive understanding of security and control optimization for business processes and application security;
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness and optimization of controls within Workday including familiarity with managing and understanding the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for Workday product implementations and configurations;
  • Experience leading end-to-end Workday security implementations and integrating controls into projects;
  • Proven track record in leading design, build, test, and deployment phases in projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing teams effectively;
  • Proficiency in conducting security design workshops with client stakeholders of varying levels;
  • Expertise in designing security measures for Workday Financials and Human Capital Management;
  • Hands-on experience in configuring and implementing Workday Financials, Human Capital Management, and related system solutions;
  • Knowledge of business process risk and control design principles including identification of risk mitigation strategies;
  • Experience in reviewing and establishing the quality of deliverables produced by engagement teams;
  • Demonstrates extensive ability to manage client relationships, with a focus on understanding and addressing client needs;
  • Proven ability to lead teams, provide direction, coach staff, and foster improvement and innovation;
  • Preferred experience in managing large engagements within a professional services firm or large enterprise, either as a consultant, auditor, or business process specialist;
  • Demonstrates ability to oversee and coordinate staff and managers in assessment or design of controls, application security, or analytic monitoring;
  • Proven record of understanding a client's business and technology to identify additional consulting opportunities and contribute to effort and scoping of such opportunities;
  • Extensive project management skills, including the ability to develop project plans, budgets, and deliverable schedules; and,
  • Experience working with systems integrators to develop business requirements and controls for Workday-related implementations.

Demonstrates extensive abilities as a team leader by:

  • Creates a positive environment; monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations;
  • Respects the work-life quality of team members;
  • Provides candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and,
  • Keeps leadership informed of progress.

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Volunteer in local community
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Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
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Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
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Diversity manifesto
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Disability insurance
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Transgender health care benefits
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401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
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Childcare benefits
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Fertility benefits
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Floating holidays
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