Financial Reporting Consultant at Workiva

| Greater Denver Area
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Delivering an exceptional customer experience requires that we first seek to understand our customers, their business challenges and goals, then clearly communicate how Workiva's platform and technologies can help. This position serves as the technical and solution expert within the Sales team to assist in mapping a customer's needs to our application across multiple domain areas.

Working as part our high performance sales organization, the Financial Reporting Consultant will work alongside Regional Sales Directors to do discovery with customers, understand their business processes, identify areas where Workiva's technologies can help and provide software demonstrations tailored to their needs across a variety of solution areas related to financial and business reporting, compliance, ERM, SOX, Audit and more.

If you have an aptitude for learning technology, and you get excited about working with customers and prospects to show them how innovative cloud technologies can transform their business, then this is the role for you!
Location: This is a remote-based position requiring travel. We will hire 3 qualified candidates based near any major metropolitan airport in the Pacific Northwest, Central US, or Northeast. (Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Scottsdale, Philadelphia or Boston are ideal.) 

What you'll do:

  • Become an Expert - Build technical and application expertise of Workiva's innovative cloud-technology platform and the domain areas our customers adopt it to successfully reinvent their business processes.
  • Work as a Team - Work with Regional Sales Directors as a pre-sales resource to engage customers and prospects via web or onsite meetings, drive the discovery process and identify areas where we can align Workiva solutions to address customer/prospect needs.
  • Design Solutions – Using your problem solving skills, technology expertise and needs analysis, you will design an approach or business solution to meet the customer's goals and objectives.
  • Solution Demos - Develop and deliver compelling presentations of Workiva's technology platform to customers using standard or customized software demonstrations to provide proof of our technology's impact and compelling value proposition.
  • Build Business Cases – Work with sales to build and present business cases and proposals for customers and prospects that articulate Workiva's value and ROI.
  • Ensure Customer Success – Work with Workiva Client Services and Customer Success to ensure smooth onboarding of customers and their long term success with our SAAS platform.
  • Drive Innovation – Keep up on Workiva technology innovations as well as customer requirements to provide feedback loop on customer and market needs to our Product Management and Development groups.

What you'll need:

  • 3+ years' experience in professional services, consulting, software sales and/or software demonstration experience required
  • Big 4 Internal/External audit experience and/or SOX compliance experience in a publicly traded company required. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the oversight/management of the financial reporting process.
  • Experience with risk assessments, deficiency management, and Audit Committee/Executive Management Reporting is highly desirable.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to learn and apply technologies to address business challenges. Knowledge of process improvement or process reengineering concepts a plus.
  • Financial reporting, business reporting and analysis, and/or experience with business intelligence technologies, databases or data management platforms as well as accounting and finance business applications such as SAP, Oracle, Workday a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Technology required
  • Strong understanding of office productivity suites including MS Office, Google Docs and others.
  • 50-70% travel to meet customers, internal trainings and attend conferences

Where You'll Work:

We firmly believe our people are our greatest assets, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to not only make a difference, but BE the difference. Employees at Workiva develop and provide cutting-edge solutions and services to the business market. We hire smart, talented people with a wide range of skills who are hungry to tackle some of today's most challenging problems. Workiva offers a creative culture and open-minded leadership. We want you to thrive, which is why we provide you with perks like:

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Health & Wellness: Need a break? Hit the relaxation room, or take a bike ride.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Purchase company stock at a 15% discounted rate.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Work-life Balance: Start with 40 hours of paid time off on your first day, accruing up to 120 in your first year and increases based on years of service. Many departments allow team members to work remotely on an as needed basis.
  • Extras: Free healthy snacks and drinks, Friday social hours with stocked fridges, awesome team outings, and even five dog-friendly offices.
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Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family. With everyone constantly working together to provide the best possible solutions to customers, employees take pride in developing creative products while delivering a serv

Jared

Lead Customer Success Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Workiva prides itself on sharing knowledge among peers. Our Annual Employee Learning Week encourages employees to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge available within the company and schedule time to participate in knowledge sharing sessions, training courses, and self-development opportunities.

Jenn

Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission: To build trust in the global economy with transparent data and connected reporting.

Our mission statement gives us purpose, our company values inspire us, our leadership principles guide us and our culture connects us in a workplace where we all belong.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Workiva employees have access to the latest technology in order to do their jobs the best they can, from wherever they work best. New laptops and wireless internet devices mean employees can work from home or while on the road, which helps create an excellent work-life-balance.

Nate

Engineering Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Company Bicycles. Healthy Snacks and Drinks. Creative Culture & Open Minded Leadership (ie: autonomous work environment). Flex, HSA, Life, AD&D, supplemental life, Long & Short Term Disability, Paternity Leave. Stock Options and ESPP. Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women in Tech Committee.

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