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Workday Finance Systems Analyst (Relocation Assistance available!)

companyWhitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
locationCambridge, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY
The Workday Finance Systems Analyst will be primarily responsible for supporting the Institute’s Workday, Jaggaer, and related applications that support the financial functions of the Institute. Functional areas supported within Finance include accounting and budgeting, grants management, and procurement. They must be able to work closely with members of these areas, as well as the HR and IT teams to support the systems, troubleshoot problems, recommend and implement solutions.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES

  • Serve as the Finance functional lead analyst and act as a strategic consultant to business owners and stakeholders of Workday FIN transactional processes.
  • As a member of the support team, partner with IT Business Services support team members and the HCM Systems analyst to support the Whitehead Institute’s user base of the Workday, Adaptive, Jaggaer, and ECC systems.
  • Analyze business problems and processes to identify functional and non-functional solutions supporting the Workday FIN, Adaptive, Jaggaer and ECC needs of the organization.
  • Lead the process of conducting systems analysis, identification of enhancement opportunities and implementation of complex Workday FIN configuration changes, including updates/fixes/enhancements to the following modules: FDM/Financial Accounting, Banking and Settlement, Business Assets, Customer Accounts, Endowments, Expenses, Grants Management, Procurement, Projects, and Supplier Accounts.
  • Act as a primary configuration, administration, and security expert for all FIN modules, providing strategic systems/business process guidance to the organization, and work in partnership with the IT team and the Workday HCM Systems Analyst on administrative duties.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve user issues and work with the IT support team for those that require internal escalation and/or support from support teams of Workday, Jaggaer, and other vendors and oversee to resolution.
  • Support periodic Workday, Adaptive, Jaggaer, and ECC releases by analyzing functionality changes, configuring desired new functionality and overseeing testing activities in the Workday FIN space prior to upgrades.
  • Act as primary functional owner for FIN reporting, integrations, EIBs, data quality reviews, and audits, including ability to create and maintain basic requests and partner with the support team on more complex requests.
  • Assist with on-going training efforts for all users, with a focus on Workday FIN users.
  • Continue to expand system knowledge for all Finance and HCM modules and work with Workday HCM Systems Analyst to provide back-up to each other.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years’ experience in various aspects of financial information systems and financial operations.
  • Strong understanding of procure-to-pay business process, ability to solve problems in a creative manner and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience working with enterprise systems and the configuration and maintenance thereof, including working specifically with the FIN module of the Workday (or similar ERP) application, Adaptive, Jaggaer, and ECC.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of Workday FIN modules, including Procure-to-Pay, FDM/Financial Accounting, Banking and Settlement, Business Assets, Customer Accounts, Endowments, Expenses, Grants Management, Projects and Supplier Accounts.
  • Ability to understand business and technical design considerations and facilitate problem solving/issue resolution in the context of a customer service framework.
  • Basic understanding of data and ability to write reports.
  • Open to learning processes and translating that knowledge to IT teams.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.

Company DescriptionWHITEHEAD INSTITUTE for BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is a leading, nonprofit research and educational institution that has defined the cutting edge of biomedical science, creating a legacy of research excellence and academic eminence since 1982.​ Wholly independent in its governance, finances and research programs, Whitehead shares a teaching affiliation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), offering the intellectual, collegial and scientific benefits of a leading research university.​ Whitehead’s Faculty Members and Fellows run pioneering programs in cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, stem cell research, regenerative medicine, genetics and genomics—programs with a record of success.​

We offer excellent benefits including a choice of health insurance options; a generous retirement plan; comprehensive dental, disability and life insurance coverage; competitive salary, substantial vacation and holiday time; and programs for tuition reimbursement, dependent care assistance, pre-tax spending accounts, and subsidized public transportation or parking. We also offer relocation assistance.

The Whitehead Institute believes diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are integral to its values and mission. As a research Institute dedicated to improving human health through biomedical science, we believe that diverse thought invokes creative inquiry, drives innovation, and fuels scientific breakthrough. We welcome all individuals of all backgrounds including race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, veterans status, national origin, disability, marital status, parental status, socioeconomic status and/or origin. Whitehead Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Description

WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE for BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH\r\nWhitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is a leading, nonprofit research and educational institution that has defined the cutting edge of biomedical science, creating a legacy of research excellence and academic eminence since 1982.​ Wholly independent in its governance, finances and research programs, Whitehead shares a teaching affiliation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), offering the intellectual, collegial and scientific benefits of a leading research university.​ Whitehead’s Faculty Members and Fellows run pioneering programs in cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, stem cell research, regenerative medicine, genetics and genomics—programs with a record of success.​ \r\n\r\nWe offer excellent benefits including a choice of health insurance options; a generous retirement plan; comprehensive dental, disability and life insurance coverage; competitive salary, substantial vacation and holiday time; and programs for tuition reimbursement, dependent care assistance, pre-tax spending accounts, and subsidized public transportation or parking. We also offer relocation assistance.\r\n\r\nThe Whitehead Institute believes diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are integral to its values and mission. As a research Institute dedicated to improving human health through biomedical science, we believe that diverse thought invokes creative inquiry, drives innovation, and fuels scientific breakthrough. We welcome all individuals of all backgrounds including race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, veterans status, national origin, disability, marital status, parental status, socioeconomic status and/or origin. Whitehead Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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