Workday Specialist

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Workday Functional Expert 

Adyen is looking for a Workday Functional expert who will be responsible for automating operational accounting processes with the Group Finance team. This includes business process implementation, reporting, dashboards, and managing the intersection between Workday and other applications such as Vendor Management tool (Coupa) or our internal Billing engine; particularly in the Finance ERP system Workday. 

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for preparation and optimisation of our internal finance processes.

  • Preparation, and optimisation of our internal finance processes.
  • Proactively improve existing internal processes and develop solutions together with various teams, such as Controlling & Accounting, Product, Payroll, Reporting, Human Resources and Treasury;
  • Analyze operational bottlenecks and automate controls;
  • Collaborate and align regional and global requirements;
  • Support and maintain Workday (and other applications) for finance globally;
  • Work closely with all of our Finance, HR, Payroll and procurement teams globally to gain a deep understanding of our finance processes; 
  • Support and challenge the finance team and the Workday Integration Specialists. 

Who you are

Workday Functional Specialist with experience in ERP such as Workday.  As important is your passion for supporting people and optimizing our system processes and that you are comfortable to challenge and be challenged.

  • 5+ year’s professional experience in Workday functional role and reporting expertise (preferably Workday Financials);
  • An understanding of Finance and/or Accounting, either from your own experience of working in this function, or from collaborating closely with Finance teams;
  • You can communicate clearly and are able to present information to a non-technical audience;
  • You work independently, delivering projects, driving forward standard methodologies;
  • You understand architecture principles, data models, functional interactions, privacy regulations and security and recognize and understand impact of changes, also to other systems downstream;
  • You are hands-on and pragmatic, using technologies to bring automation ideas to life;
  • You are innovative, have strong problem-solving capabilities and have the initiative to drive change with others while keeping in mind downstream dependencies;
  • You are detail-oriented and ensure the integrity of your changes;
  • You have experience with stakeholder management;
  • Experience with procurement applications such as Coupa is a plus.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen. 

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our Amsterdam office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.


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