Junior Workday Financial Analyst

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Junior Workday Financial Analyst

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS, with about 300 staff members, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.


This is a junior-level position that will be under the direct supervision of the Financial System and Reporting Specialist within the Workday Support Services (WSS) team. The Junior Analyst will support projects and field requests to meet the operational needs of The Claremont Colleges (TCC). Providing support as a member of the WSS team will span across functional, operational, and technical areas within the Workday Financial Management (FIN) pillar and related business systems. The Junior Analyst will work directly with team members and end-users to research requests and issues and document requirements to provide logical solutions within Workday FIN and broader system touchpoints. Additionally, this individual will provide key support across project workstreams on the deployment of Research and Adoption Items.

The Junior Workday FIN Analyst assists with the coordination, maintenance, and implementation of FIN-related workflows in Workday and any other related financial business systems. The Analyst will also support the department in any new FIN-driven systems implementation projects and any other systems that may directly or indirectly intersect with accounting and finance functional areas.


The following are the essential duties and responsibilities the incumbent must be able to perform.
  • Interpret financial (FIN) functional customer requests and translate them into logical, configurable solutions while developing and maintaining relevant documentation.
  • Serve as technical and functional subject matter expert for The Claremont Colleges.
  • Is able to research and make recommendations based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Provide daily customer support to The Claremont Colleges by responding to and closing out tickets and by resolving issues as they arise; work with other departments and outside vendors to resolve issues pertaining to Workday touchpoints.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with customers and develop a deep understanding of Claremont, the Consortium, and FIN's role within it.
  • Gather and document business and technical requirements and support Workday FIN configurations from design to implementation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


The following qualifications are required to perform the essential functions of this position, or the individual must be able to demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other qualifications not listed below.

Education : A bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field; or the equivalent in a combination of education, training, and additional work experience beyond the minimum required.

Experience : At least two (2) years of experience in accounting and financial reporting. Experience using or configuring cloud-based ERP systems is required. Experience with Workday and/or data analysis and reporting is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
  • Foundational understanding of GAAP.
  • Strong verbal, and written communication in English.
  • Ability to summarize data in a clear and concise manner and communicate effectively to different stakeholders.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams.
  • Develop financial reporting for varying levels of management within the region, effectively communicating actionable and impactful insights. Strong interpersonal skill with the ability to foster collaboration and build positive relationships with internal and external constituencies, including with customers and vendors.
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to synthesize and effectively articulate data.
  • Some knowledge of project-related activities from active participation in system-related projects.
  • Ability to manage time and assignments to meet expectations and strict deadlines.
  • Flexibility and comfort adjusting to changing priorities and challenges. Fundamental understanding of and familiarity with maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Demonstrate maturity, tact, openness to new ideas and change, resiliency, and composure in difficult and unexpected circumstances.
  • A service-oriented approach to individuals at all levels and across all disciplines and campuses.
  • High dedication to professionalism and ethical behavior always at all levels of the organization. Commitment to always delivering excellent customer services and support.
  • Able and willing to learn new systems and technologies as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accounting experience in a non-profit organization or institution of higher education.
  • Proficient in working with and supporting Workday processes.


Pay : The monthly salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position, between $6,333.33 to $6,500 per month.

Benefits : This position is eligible for our employment benefits package including:
  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 10% retirement contributions after one year (no matching required),
  • group life insurance,
  • generous time off,
  • professional development funds,
  • discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment,
  • access to fitness facilities,
  • and more!

Work Schedule : The regular hours for this full-time position are 40 hours scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to the needs of the organization or business unit. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule to work partial hours remotely depending on the evolving needs of the project and as approved by the supervisor.


Sedentary work that primary involves sitting and standing:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Active work that primary involves standing and walking:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Light work that involves moving objects weighing up to 10 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 25 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 40 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Heavy work that includes moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Operate a computer or other work requiring repetitive movement of wrists, hands, & fingers:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Operate a street legal golf cart, a company automobile, or other heavy machinery:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Read or write electronic or printed materials:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Communicate verbally in person, by phone or another device:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Moving body into different positions to work down low, overhead, or outward:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never

Work involving climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding, or similar:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work in various environments including low, high, tight, low-ventilation, or confined spaces:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work indoors in climate-controlled spaces:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never

Work outdoors in various weather conditions:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never

Work in a noisy environment:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity. TCCS reserves the right to modify job duties or assign additional duties as needed.

To view additional information and to apply, visit https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TCCS_Careers/job/Claremont/Junior-Workday-Financial-Analyst_REQ-6591

Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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