Workday Payroll Consultant (REMOTE)

Post Date

May 02, 2023


Peachtree Corners,

ZIP/Postal Code

Nov 24, 2023 Insight Global

Job Type



Programmer / Developer

Req #


Pay Rate

$105k - $130k (estimate)

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Workday Payroll Functional Consultant to join their team. This opportunity and PERMANENT and FULLY REMOTE! A big perk of this company is FREE BENEFITS for employees!

Qualified candidates must live in one of the following states: Georgia, Florida, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, Nevada, or Illinois.


This position provides Workday payroll and HR expertise and functional knowledge to support internal product development and support needs.


* Perform duties under general direction of the department manager

* Assist in analysis, design, configuration and estimation tasks

* Configure and maintain Workday HR/Payroll systems to meet business requirements, including organizational structure scenarios such as Common Paymaster and Single Legal Entity

* Develop and document test cases

* Conduct system and integration tests

* Author functional specification documents

* Mentor other team members on Workday HR/Payroll

* Complete assigned tasks proactively and with minimal direction

* Act as the SME in Workday within the organization

* Configuration -- Setting up payroll scenarios

o Creating a company, accounts, employees, etc.

o Variation of set ups (PEO, Pay Master, etc.)

* When Workday makes changes and/or implements new features, our client needs to make adjustments on their end.

o The Workday Consultant will be responsible for determining how to the company will adapt to said changes and identify potential issues

* Integrations (Web services and API's)

o Familiar with integration points

o Understands how to get specific information from an API (such as employee info)

* Training internal employees

o Helping teams understand Workday

o Consult other teams and provide input on Workday related topics

* Understand the data models around payroll

o Extra data to a third-party

o Process payroll

Able to understand and pinpoint bugs when payroll is in production in Workday

* Experience setting up, testing, and processing payroll in Workday

Required Skills & Experience

Qualified candidates must live in one of the following states: Georgia, Florida, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, Nevada, or Illinois.

* Workday Certified

* Minimum 5 years of experience as Workday Functional Consultant

* Strong experience in Workday onboarding and transfer processes related to HCM and payroll

* BS in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent preferred

* In-depth knowledge of benefits, garnishments/wage attachments, earnings, deductions, W-2, 1099 and associated configuration options

* In-depth knowledge of integration points between HR/Payroll and 3rd party interfaces

* Knowledge of business models and entities related to HR, payroll deductions and wages.

* Experience with recent versions of Workday tenants, tools, reports and data access practices

* Strong critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation and facilitation skills

* Experience with SQL is a plus