Alight Campus - Adaptive Planning Analyst

at Alight Solutions LLC in Portland, Maine, United States

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Alight Campus - Adaptive Planning Analyst

As an Adaptive Planning Analyst, you will provide world class solutions to our clients while learning the skills needed to become a great consultant. Adaptive Planning is a cloud-based budgeting, planning and business analytics solution that allows companies to leverage best-in-class technology and deployment of best practices in their financial processes. In this role, you will perform specific tasks to support the deployment of Adaptive Planning. You will configure and successfully unit test small project model elements and core "basic" build items. While part of a team focusing on smaller client projects, you will also develop and deliver low to medium complexity reports and model solutions with direct input from a manager. Like all resources, you will be responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables. As time progresses, you may take on more responsibilities for deliverables within your assigned projects with continued direct supervision. Alight Solutions is a Workday partner, and we are growing the next generation of world class consultants. We are invested in your future and have the training and developmental programs that you need to kick-start your career in the consulting industry.

We are looking for candidates with financial backgrounds who have a combination of communication skills, analytical skills, and strong technical aptitude. Candidates need to be engaging in presenting information in a group setting, both over video and in person. Candidates also need to use logic and troubleshooting skills to configure and problem-solve within the Workday Adaptive Planning system.

A typical day can include the following:
Applying financial knowledge to execute focused/targeted tasks for the deployment and/or support of Workday Adaptive Planning for one or more external clients with direct supervision (examples of these tasks include data loads, base system structure entry and basic report creation)
Configuring focused and defined project requirements successfully and unit testing results
Providing feedback on testing and configuration to a project lead
Limited participation in scoping discussions and project design overviews
Completing assignments on time and with quality and suggesting opportunities for quality and process improvements
Developing working relationships with other members of the project team and may begin exposure with external clients by attending client calls and meetings
May be involved in all stages of the project life cycle to implement and integrate complex solutions for clients in a variety of industries, with oversight
Providing client support through researching data issues and providing resolutions, generating ad hoc reports, simple configuration, and testing
Learning about the process of creating work estimates and project design considerations
Participating in internal initiatives such as identifying and incorporating process improvements to our consulting methodology, documenting best practices, etc.
Utilizing Alight and Workday methodology in delivery of work

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise:
Basic knowledge of financial concepts (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, profit/loss, debit/credit, etc.)
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change
Ability to work in a dynamic environment
Excellent problem-solving skills, including ability to troubleshoot issues and escalate as appropriate
Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written
Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client satisfaction
Desire to grow your career as a consultant
6 months to one year of corporate finance experience preferred OR previous internship experience

Preferred Experience:
Basic experience with Excel and... For full info follow application link.

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

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Job Posting: 666509

Posted On: Jan 10, 2022

Updated On: Apr 10, 2022