CONSULTANT PROFILE

Snr Workday Benefits Functional Consultant

Profile

19 years benefits experience with the last 7 years specializing in Workday Benefits implementations. Project experience includes;


Project 1

  • Serving as principal consultant Workday Benefit / Core Compensation implementations.

  • Maintaining configuration changes and assisting client with aligning their business needs to Workday.

  • Work with delivery assurance to ensure compliance with agreed checkpoints.

  • Design product configuration based on business requirements and Workday best practices.

  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding key business process decisions related to industry and / or functional area.

  • Assisting in ACA configuration and regression testing to prepare for go live.


Project 2

  • Act as the Benefit/ Core Compensation Lead consultant for Phase 1 and Phase 2 implementation activities with the Business unit, HR Operations, and HRIS departments.

  • Participate in the design, implementation and communication of short and long-term incentives aligned with business performance objectives and Participates in acquisition integration and the harmonization of employee onboarding.

  • Design, configure, test, and deploy benefit/compensation solutions based on business requirements and any additional activities assigned.

  • Develop and prepare reoccurring reporting/analytics and provides support for ad-hoc reporting requests.

  • Union configuration and setup up new benefit plans in support or acquisitions. Gather the requirements and ensure that new configuration for these groups will not impact existing configuration.

  • Manage requirements, specifications, test, support, and training plans to ensure they deliver stated project business objectives and leads the change management process in support of new organization implementations and business process enhancements; capability of effective planning and priority setting for Benefits and Compensation

  • Assist the integration consulting team in helping to configure and test integrations between Workday and benefit providers.

  • Responsible for the data migration delivery through the entire project lifecycle and for the end-to-end migration process (cleanse, extract, transform, load)


Project 3

  • Assisted in the redesign and reconfiguration of Benefits in Workday by consolidating 96 benefit groups into 4 benefit groups, eliminating the need for over 480 health care rates and allowing Open Enrollment to process more efficiently.

  • Successfully led and participated in the implementation and configuration of Annual Enrollment for over 60,000 employees.

  • Collaborated with the National Benefits Team on all acquisitions to validate requirements and configuration. Allowing over 10,000 new benefits eligible employees to enroll in benefits.

  • Facilitated system testing and user acceptance testing sessions with functional users

  • Provided troubleshooting support for functional production issues in Workday. Trained service center employees on resolving production issues and supporting Workday.

  • Acted as the project lead coordinating activities with the Health & Welfare business unit, HR Operations, and HRIS departments.

  • Served as the Business Process design owner, acting as subject matter expert, documentarian, facilitator, and; conducting preliminary investigation for all project requests; and administration of benefits across CHI.

  • M&A configuration and setup up new benefit plans in support or acquisitions. Gather the requirements and ensure that new configuration for these groups will not impact existing configuration.

  • Severed as a project manager as assigned; define and document complex business requirements and processes, lead review sessions with technical and business teams including all levels of management; may require monitoring or facilitating the work of others and/or that of cross functional team members while working under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Applied Continuous Improvement process methodology to collect and analyze metrics and improve processes; acts as the primary contact for vendor and employee escalated issues; uses root cause analysis to recommend corrective actions;

  • Partners’ with the National Benefits Team on all divestitures, acquisitions and strategic initiatives as they pertain to employee benefits.

  • Managed requirements, specifications, test, support, and training plans to ensure they deliver stated project business objectives and leads the change management process in support of new organization implementations and business process enhancements; capability of effective planning and priority setting.

Skills

Workday Benefits

Business Analysis

Workday HCM

Documentation

Workday Core Comp

Functional SME

WD Implementations

QA & Testing

Advisory

Compliance

Lead Consultant

WD Best Practices

Reports

User Training

WD Integrations

Data Migration

Troubleshooting

Go Live Support

Professional Experience

ROCKCREST HRIS Consultants

2018

Present

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Lead Workday Benefits Consultant (Remote)

Oxford Global

2016

2017

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Senior Workday Benefits Consultant (Remote)

Catholic Health Initiatives

2015

2016

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Senior Workday HCM/Benefits Consultant (Remote)

More career information available upon request.

Education, Certifications & Training

Workday HCM Certified

Workday Benefits Certified


Texas Woman’s University

Bachelor of Arts

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