EQ is a leading international provider of shareholder, pension, remediation and credit technology. With over 5,000 employees, it supports 37 Million people in 120 countries. EQ’s purpose is to care for every customer and simplify every transaction, delivered with less of an impact on the environment.

EQ’s vision is to be the leading global share registrar, offering complementary services to its client base.

Role Summary

This functional lead will work under the overall Programme Manager to migrate the Payroll and related finance processes for 600 new US employees for the US based AST Company, recently merged into Equiniti. There will be 3 aspects to the role:

  • To oversee the parallel run for the HCM records which have been migrated already, between Workday and DayForce

  • To work on the upcoming entity merge and all finance related activities that will require testing

  • To work on the payroll migration, that includes time, expenses and leave, building the processes within Workday, overseeing the parallel run and the testing.

Core Duties/Responsibilities

  • To understand the overall project requirements from a technical perspective

  • To link the business requirements with the Workday technical teams, internal and external

  • To be able to do some elements of configuration within Workday

  • To understand Workday business processes and oversee testing

  • Maintain an understanding of our systems and technical roadmap for Finance and HCM

  • Ensure that the technology meets our current and future demands

  • Maintain excellent communications with our stakeholders

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes

  • Completion of several previous Workday HCM/Payroll implementations ideally for US Companies/Employees

  • Project planning and Project Status reporting to key Stakeholders

  • Workday knowledge at a basic configuration level, plus reporting

  • Knowledge of payroll within Workday and good understanding of Time, Leave and Absence business processes

Must have skills

  • Workday HCM experience.

  • Experience in IT project management.

  • Experience of Workday Methodology and Workday Phase 2 implementations.

  • Experience of Workday integrations and migrations

  • Experience with internal applications (Workday HCM, Workday Payroll ideally for US employees)

  • Experience managing third party suppliers

  • An inquisitive personality where attention to detail is evident

  • Demonstrable capability of self-motivation

  • Excellent written and verbal English skills

  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to have skills

  • Project management and internal application experience within a similar financial services organisation, similar to EQ

  • IT Infrastructure experience

  • Customer Services skills, potentially in a consultancy role

  • Creative presentation skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

EQ Benefits

Being a permanent member of the team at EQ you will be rewarded by our company benefits, these are just a few of what is on offer:

  • 28 days + 8 bank holidays. Option to buy more days through salary sacrifice.

  • A cash payment annually towards flexible benefits, e.g. dental insurance, gym membership, the above extra holiday etc.

  • 4 x Life Assurance.

  • Company sick pay (2 months full pay, 2 months half, following probation).

  • Matched pension scheme (e.g. you pay in 6%, EQ pay in 6%), up to 10% each side (20% in total).

  • Discounts with major retailers (EQ Wins).

  • Maternity or adoption leave of 3 months full pay, with return to work bonus / 2 weeks paid paternity leave.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening checks. These consist of 5 year activity & GAP verification, DBS or Access NI, Credit, Sanctions & CIFAS checks

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