Project Manager - Financials, General Ledger - German Speaker


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Job Description

Our Professional Services Engagement / Project Manager for Financials will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the Workday solution on some of our largest projects. The Engagement Manager will drive the client implementation and will be involved in the development of several key project deliverables (e.g., charter, project/staffing plan, issue logs, etc.) and work with the Client project manager to resolve issues that stand in the way of project success. The Engagement Manager will also be responsible for managing to the agreed to budget and delivering the project profitably.

Become an expert in Workday's Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements.
Project Manage 1 - 2 large Workday product implementations.
Demonstrate competency in the Workday Financials product suite.
Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW.
Provide guidance and mentoring to those Professional Service resources working on their implementations.
Ensure projects are properly planned and staffed
Full project P+L ownership
Work with the client project manager to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes.
Work with Delivery Assurance to ensure compliance with agreed to checkpoints.
Present at Executive Steering Committee meetings.
Ensure the client takes advantage of Workday best practices.
Be a liaison for professional services when interacting with sales and/or development.
Identify opportunities to position other service offerings.
Ensure the client can serve as a reference upon completing their implementation.
Assist in the transition of the customer from professional services to product support.
Ensure the project is delivered within the budget outlined in the SOW.
Present client with change orders in the event they're asking Workday to perform tasks that are outside the scope of the SOW.

Must Have:
Fluent German and English language skills
Certified Project Manager (Prince/PMP)
Extensive experience project managing large financial implementations for complex multi-national organisations
In depth knowledge of General Ledger and Financial Reporting
Experience of managing 3rd parties in a project
Excellent organisation, time management, and communication skills
Project Management experience
Ability to travel as needed
Location: Munich, Amsterdam or London

Additional experience desired:
CPA and/or advanced Accounting degree
Past experience working in an Accounting position
Knowledge in 2 of the following areas: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Expenses, Billing, Grant and/or Fund Management, Procurement, Fixed Assets, Projects, Cash/Treasury or Financial Reporting
Experience implementing Workday, Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft or similar application
Consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company
Services industry experience a plus
Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills
Passion for customer service
Business development skills
Previous experience with a major systems integrator and/or an enterprise software company a plus

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