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Company: TrueCar
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


Job Description:

In this role, the Senior Financials Analyst will support our Accounting & Finance, HR, and Technology stakeholders in the optimization, on-going maintenance, and operational and technical support of all aspects of the Workday Financials ecosystem. In addition, this person is expected to take on a critical role of partnering with our Accounting & Finance team to design, implement/test, and deploy key projects, integrations, and innovative solutions that leverage the Workday platform to achieve the company's billing initiatives and other business goals.


Configuration and Process Improvement:

  • Conduct Financials system and process analysis to identify enhancement opportunities and implement complex Workday configuration changes

  • Leverage deep Workday Financials and systems knowledge to identify inter-dependencies and clearly communicate the business, process, or technical implications and benefits/risks to stakeholders

  • Serve as the primary Workday configuration and administration expert for all Financials functionality, including end-to-end implementation and testing

  • Partner with stakeholders and third-party vendors to define, build, and implement integrations utilizing Workday Studio as needed

  • Establish policies, procedures, and documentation requirements to optimize feature request in-take and implementation processes

  • Help develop reporting, dashboards, and analytics to enable our Accounting & Finance leadership to identify financial trends and empower decision-making

  • Work in a project management capacity to help gather requirements, evaluate, and implement new Workday Financials features, modules, or integrations

Operational Support and Resolution:

  • Serve as Financials systems expert, supporting resolution of BAU and complex user or stakeholder issues and then communicate the results

  • Understand Workday security, SOX compliance, and controls to effectively manage and maintain security and roles

  • Integrations support including troubleshooting or modifying both Workday-packaged and custom integrations

  • Support Workday transactions as required during critical processing periods or higher volume windows such as Year-End, org changes, and billing timelines

Training and Communication:

  • Maintain productive partnerships with Financials stakeholders to understand company policies, processes, and business standards and advise them on how to align with Workday best practices to meet their needs

  • Lead or assist in planning Workday training sessions on configuration, reporting, integrations, or other subject areas as needed

  • Communication of Workday release schedules as well as upcoming enhancements and features or known issues


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in a Business or Technology-related field)

  • At least 4-5 years of Workday experience

  • Strong knowledge of Accounting and Payroll concepts and operations

  • Extensive experience analyzing complex Financials-related business processes and configuring Workday functionality to enable those processes

  • Workday experience in the areas of System and Role Security, Business Processes, Positions, Hierarchies, Org Structures, and Cost Centers

  • Understanding of SOX Compliance, SDLC, and Controls audits

  • Experience with Workday Studio and ability to create/modify BIRTs

  • High attention to detail and sense of urgency

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with aggressive deadlines

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to set clear expectations with stakeholders and escalate issues as needed


  • Workday or related certifications

  • Extensive experience with Workday Studio, including the ability to create complex reports or other templates from scratch

  • Experience with ERP implementation or Salesforce

Location(s): CA Santa Monica 120 Broadway, Suite 200

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