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Payroll Implementation Senior Consultant

Company: Alight
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Payroll Implementation Consultant is accountable for Payroll operational leadership, project implementation management, and client relationship management. This role is also responsible for providing functional leadership and guidance on Alight best practices. Implementation responsibilities will be for a single domain (Payroll) within a broad HR BPO implementation. Overall responsibilities span people, project management, processes and technology in order to successfully deliver the Payroll domain implementation plan and services for live date.


Your impact as a Workday implementations payroll consultant

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides input to planning of work activities related to the Payroll domain within the overall implementation

  • Manages execution of project plan and deliverables for the Payroll domain

  • Provides input to requirements calendar

  • Accountable for the completion of Process Requirements Documents (PRD's)

  • Plans, schedules, and leads preparation for process requirements sessions

  • Lead facilitator for PRD discussions with assistance from Workday implementation partner and team Business Analysts (BA's)

  • Accountable for the development/completion of Internal Acceptance User Acceptance Testing (IAT/UAT) test scenarios and scripts (supported by the Implementation Test Lead)

  • Accountable for the development/completion of SOP's/Process Flows, including integrated process flows cross domain as needed

  • Owns staffing management of team, including training plans and onboarding of all team members

  • Owns and runs domain aligned status update meetings internally and with client ( as applicable)

  • Primary escalation point between Operations and IT/PMO on risks/issues/solution needs

  • Coordinates team members, drives action items to resolution, ensures updates to change log for domain occur, participates in issue/solution log discussions

  • Prepares for and participates in Workday training

  • Ensures ongoing delivery colleagues have been hired according to the deal model, on-boarded and operations infrastructure is established for live date

  • Plans, coordinates, and supports the integration of India colleagues into the overall implementation project (as applicable)

  • Consult/collaborate with internal/external stakeholders to ensure alignment on priorities and ensure adoption of service delivery model

  • Escalates, assess, and/or mitigates (when required) risk/opportunities, including contract compliance, performance/delivery, adherence to Best Practices, standardized procedures & documentation, budget deviations.

You bring knowledge and expertise

Required experience:

  • HRMS/Payroll implementation experience required (ADP, PeopleSoft, SAP, etc.) Workday experience a plus

  • 7+ years professional experience in consulting or operational environment

  • 5+ years people management experience, especially at a leveraged-contributor level desired

  • Familiar with Project Management processes

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines managing multiple tasks

  • Ability to understand and analyze the impact of changing priorities and balance resources appropriately

  • Deep HRMS/Payroll functional and operational knowledge required

  • Proven ability in partnering with business leadership in the creation and achievement of communication strategies and the ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management and influence multiple stakeholder groups

  • Proven ability to work effectively with business sponsors to gain necessary resources and support in a highly matrixed organizational structure

  • Client consulting and coaching experience using highly developed interpersonal, influence, and relationship skills

  • Experience in leveraging a Systems Development Life Cycle framework to project work

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred experience:

  • Workday ERP Implementation experience

  • CPP or CPA


  • Undergraduate Degree (BA, BBA, BS in Business), or equivalent degree or work experience required

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Alight, San Bernardino , Payroll Implementation Senior Consultant, Other , San Bernardino, California

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