Services Access Risk and Controls Consultant (Workday/ERP)

Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 100,000 talented people in 112 countries. Our company creates transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce and technology. WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world’s biggest companies and organisations – from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC and the UN. Our clients include 69 of the FTSE 100, 348 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 70 of the NASDAQ 100.WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide. The company is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

WPP IT provides IT services for WPP, the world’s largest creative transformation company. WPP is reinventing creativity on an ever-broader canvas, bringing together unrivalled talent, resources and skills to provide an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce and technology for clients.

WPP IT is undergoing a significant transformation to modernise ways of working, shift to cloud and micro-service-based architectures, drive automation, digitise colleague and client experiences and deliver insight from WPP’s petabytes of data

WPP have selected Workday as their innovative HCM, Finance & PSA (Professional Services Automation) system of choice to meet changing demands and roles will be instrumental in rolling out and servicing one of the most exciting Workday programmes for a global business right now.



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Why we're hiring:

At WPP, technology is at the heart of everything we do, and it is WPP IT’s mission to enable everyone to collaborate, create and thrive. WPP IT is undergoing a significant transformation to modernise ways of working, shift to cloud and micro-service-based architectures, drive automation, digitise colleague and client experiences and deliver insight from WPP’s petabytes of data.

In this role you will be a member of the Workday Services Team supporting the Workday Security Lead. Your role will grow as we further deploy and expand our Workday coverage both geographically and capability.

Reporting to the Workday Security & Access Mgmt. Lead this role is accountable for ensuring that WPP’s Workday security is recorded and documented as per our operating procedures and controls, this is a great role to grow your Workday experience with hands on experience and training available to the successful candidate.

This is an exciting and varied role working with the wider Workday Services team to provide a world class level of Workday support and development on a day-to-day basis and in support of Workday project deployments.

The Workday Services team provides the post go-live support, maintenance and enhancement of the Workday solution that replaces some of our core technology and influences our ways of working for many of our colleagues at WPP.

This flagship programme will see Workday deployed across our global landscape to address the technology needs of Finance, Projects, and our People function – so essentially it touches all of our employees to some degree. The key to this programme is that technology is an enabler for change, it’s at the heart of what we do, but it’s not all of what we do. The people aspects of this programme are vital to its success. This role will help deliver that success on an ongoing basis for many years to come.

What you'll be doing:

Respond to audit requests from internal and external audit teams in a timely manner

Maintain and monitor GCC controls and work with relevant teams to keep Workday compliant

Run Privileged Access Monitoring process and continually improve the process through automation

Ensure changes to the security model are recorded and tracked correctly

Troubleshooting and triaging issues before assigning to security resources to assign security where time permits

Working closely with the Workday Security Lead to manage and maintain the SOD model

Assist with security design changes being recorded into tracking documentation

Maintaining Workday security and associated process documentation

Champion recommendations for continuous improvement

What you'll need:

Experience working in a global Workday deployment or similar ERP environment. Workday is a plus

Understanding of Security Design model in an ERP Systems including personas and segregation of duties within HR and Finance functions

Experience operating and maintaining IT controls for ERP or similar systems

High level of attention to detail and accuracy

Develop trusted relationships with stakeholders

Strong risk awareness skills and management of risk

Creative solutioning and strong problem-solving skills with agility for fast and simple solutions

Credibility, professionalism, and strong personal integrity

Ability to mentor new team members from wide and varied backgrounds

Who you are:

You're open: We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic: We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, inspired people – We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity – We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work – Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

WPP is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

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10 days ago

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