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New York    Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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About the Role

WeWork is seeking to hire a Senior Analyst to support two key programmes of work; Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) & International Growth. The Senior Analyst will lead the onboarding & integrations associated with multiple M&As at various stages of the lifecycle from due diligence through post-merger integration. You will also lead WeWorks International Growth programme again at various stages of the lifecycle from conception to implementation in the new market.

This hands-on senior technical role demands extensive knowledge of HR & Finance business processes & methodologies along with an analytical background. The candidate will have direct hands on experience in Workday HCM & Financials process design, configuration & implementation especially with Workday data uploads, transformation using the EIB process.

You will lead Business Systems on the M&A & International Growth teams, assisting with the development of project plans & delivering for multiple Business Systems onboarding & integration work streams, facilitating conversations & collaborating with other teams across WeWork encompassing both HCM & Finance processes, brokering decisions with appropriate stakeholders, identifying issues, & escalating risks.

Additionally, the ideal candidate must thrive in fast-paced environments, be able to manage & work to bring clarity through ambiguity & complexity, & support multiple, simultaneous projects.

Business systems that are integrated for M&A & International Growth include & are not limited to Workday (both HCM & Financials), JIRA, Concur, Xactly, Greenhouse, Lattice, Cornerstone & Smartsheets.

For M&A, you will partner with various business stakeholder teams to integrate & merge the associated data & systems. You will translate software & service requirements into technical requirements & partner with service teams to develop & deliver the required solutions. Similarly you will partner with internal teams to gather requirements & lead the setting up our systems for new markets as part of the International Growth program.

You will balance multiple products, services & projects at once & drive high velocity change. The ideal candidate is organized, analytical, motivated, resourceful, flexible, & collaborative.

The full-time position is based in New York within the Business Systems group.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a senior Workday specialist covering both HCM & Financials.

  • Represent Business Systems on the WeWork M&A & International Growth team.

  • Partner with M&A & International Growth functional teams to execute tasks associated with onboarding & new market launch.

  • Partner with business liaisons & technical teams to understand & define system integration goals & technical system integration requirements.

  • Partner with due diligence on the current state for both M&A & International growth projects.

  • Work to identify actions associated with the acquired companies full list of services, software, & hardware as part of M&A projects.

  • Facilitate system integrations outside of Business Systems through connecting acquired company POCs with appropriate WeWork POCs.

  • Deliver thorough, appropriate & timely communications.

  • Clearly communicate complex technical subjects to business & technology stakeholders.

  • Creates technical specifications & processes using structured analysis & data modeling techniques (e.g. process flow diagrams, entity-relationship diagrams).

  • Setup & configure Workday as per the requirements needed by the respective projects.

  • Configure Workday as required to meet the requirements of the various projects.

  • Able to use visual techniques, both in diagrams & informally on the whiteboard, that make it easier to understand & reason with difficult problems.

  • Participates in or may lead system & user acceptance testing efforts.

  • Builds standards, processes & procedures, & guidelines for business liaisons & software developers.

  • Assists business liaisons to evaluate cost-benefit & ROI analyses.

  • Understands system interdependencies & collaborates with project teams accordingly.

  • Develop & manage detailed project tasks in tools like Smartsheets & Monday.

  • Develop detailed system requirements, test plans & training materials.

  • Strong at problem solving & able to design solutions that meet a range of sometimes conflicting requirements.

  • Leverage business knowledge to identify opportunities for process improvements.

  • Able to build strong personal relationships & trust.

  • Able to facilitate disparate stakeholders & team members & drive consensus in meetings, workshops & one to one interactions.

  • Assist in resolving User How To questions & create relevant job aids/training/communication aids/learning/communications.

  • Troubleshoot problems, test, & work with business to resolve issues.

  • Act with speed, while balancing quality & compliance.

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years hands on experience with Workday HCM & Financials.

  • A minimum of 4 years hands on experience managing & loading data to Workday.

  • 3 years of experience as a member of a project team.

  • 1 years experience implementing M&A integration & separation solutions.

  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in a global international environment

  • Ability to maintain composure & perseverance through ambiguous & complex M&A & new market launch projects.

  • Ability to collaborate with WeWork & acquired company business stakeholders; Corporate Technology tech support, training, systems engineering, infrastructure, information security, audiovisual, & project management teams; & vendors.

  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies & changing business requirements

  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products

  • Ability to partner with software & service vendors / engineers to identify course of resolutions

  • Attention to detail focused on the finer details that make the difference

  • Delivery focused, pragmatic & driven to get practical solutions live.

  • A self starter with a proactive attitude who seeks out opportunities for yourself & your team; strong work ethic

  • Awareness of industry trends such as challenges & best practices

  • Positive attitude generating enthusiasm among team members

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills

  • In-depth understanding of iterative software development methodologies & software development life cycle

  • Understanding of iterative & incremental Service delivery

  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects tasks & execute in a fast-paced & dynamic environment.

  • Experience using tools to capture user stories, test cases, sign-offs.

  • Experience using project management tools like JIRA, Wrike, Monday, & AirTable.

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & G-Suite Skills.

  • Bachelors degree in business or computer engineering preferred.

  • Certifications such as Agile, CSM, Lean Six Sigma or PMP a plus

  • Infrastructure & Cloud Technologies a plus.

  • Willingness to travel globally as needed.

  • Willingness to participate in meetings outside of core hours to support other time zones.

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