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Guidehouse Workday - Associate Director in Des Moines, Iowa


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven knowledge of working with clients to understand enterprise strategies, business challenges and capability gaps and design business solutions that involve creating and providing business and technology implementation road maps, technology recommendations and methodologies to develop and implement multi-phase ERP initiatives. This includes proven success in roles within a top-tier professional services firm or a large enterprise leading the end-to-end sales process, recruiting, staffing and delivering projects and supporting clients with expertise in the following areas:

  • Success supporting the business development process from initial contact through opportunity qualification and shaping, solution demonstrations and leading full proposal response and submission - Collaboration with client business and technology leads to lead or support strategic roadmaps, assess various business areas, review market alternatives of COTS products - Experience leading multiple full life cycle Oracle ERP and EPM implementations in both an On Prem and Cloud environments - Experience with Enterprise technology solutions across the Finance and Accounting business areas (others such as HR or Supply Chain a plus) and industries (e.g. Public Sector, Energy, Health Care, and Financial Services) - Engagement with business executives and SMEs to define, understand and document business strategy, requirements definition and desired business process capabilities, iterating new business and technology capabilities, and creating future-state models - Experience in a top-tier commercial or public sector organization or consulting firm, demonstrating the ability to discern and develop enterprise and functional business and technology solutions Skills Preferred:

    Demonstrates proven abilities and a record of success to direct and execute the following areas:

  • Identify and address client needs: build solid relationships with clients; develop an awareness of services; communicate with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; deliver clear requests for information; demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicate and manage potential conflicts; - Develop Implementation Strategy and Plan; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, documenting effectively, using non-technical business terms and vocabulary that will be clearly understood by all users and co-workers; and, coordinating, facilitating and making presentations; - Develop models (conceptual, logical, physical, as-built) for business and technology solutions; - Design and lead engagements aligned to a client's business needs;

  • Conduct research and analyze large and complex data sets, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses;

  • Lead teams as a Project or Program Manager and work closely and harmoniously with both business users and IT personnel on projects;

  • Translate end state business and technology models into solution blueprints.

  • Understanding and documenting existing business systems and technology;

  • Formulating business and technical solutions;

  • Gathering, analyzing and articulating high-level business capabilities and requirements.



  • Minimum Years of Experience:

  • 10 years Selling and Implementing ERP Financials Implementations across multiple industries

  • Minimum Degree Required:

  • Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred.


  • 4 years of consulting experience or senior-level HCM operations experience

  • Experience leading and executing HCM Business Process Discovery and Assessments

  • Experience leading large, full life cycle ERP implementation(s) – Workday Preferred

  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience building and managing high performance teams

  • Passionate interest in continuous learning and professional growth, particularly in payroll systems.

  • Knowledge of SDLC and/or project methodology

  • Excellent Communication, written and verbal

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Compensation for this role is $170K - $190K but may vary based on education, skills, experience, and location.

Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours.

This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program