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Implementation Consultant - HR/Payroll

Job Req: 1360
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Consulting
Location: United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements:

Job Description

HR/Payroll Implementation Consultant

Remote – US



The Opportunity: 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.   



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.  



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit



The HR/Payroll Implementation Consultant is responsible for supporting the implementation and trainings for Anthology’s Finance, HCM & Payroll (FKA CampusNexus Finance, HR & Payroll or CNF), which is based on Microsoft D365 Finance & Operations, at customer sites. This includes participation in the business requirements review, configuring software, training end users on the software, and writing functional documentation for delivery to the client. The HR/Payroll Implementation Consultant will support the other Consultants and/or Senior Manager in the definition and design of the clients’ solution. 



Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the implementation team through the full cycle of the implementation including business process requirements validation, configuration of the HCM/Payroll application, key user training, user acceptance testing and Go-Live support
  • Collaborating with stakeholders throughout the customer’s organization to ensure a comprehensive set of requirements is gathered, and that those requirements align to business objectives, while gaining full understanding of current business processes  
  • As requested, conducting project reviews to ensure compliance with project goals and operability of solution. Managing the quality of the deliverables throughout the project life cycle
  • Providing in-depth knowledge of the HCM/Payroll application and evaluates the customer’s business processes against the standard HCM/Payroll functionality  
  • Following the use of the prescribed Anthology implementation methodology, understanding the key activities and deliverables for the customers’ engagement  
  • Driving continuous process improvement in the implementation methodology and best practices 
  • Responsible for customer service escalations and for transition to Support Team  
  • Promoting a culture of high performance and providing ideas and solutions as well as training opportunities for self and team to Senior Manager
  • Submitting Time and Expense Reports each week according to company policy
  • This role requires 50% travel with possible travel on weekends and/or holidays



The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Ability to achieve passing grade for Microsoft Dynamics MB-300 exam within 90 days of employment
  • Experience with HR and Payroll processes, including but not limited to Compensation, Benefits, Leave and Absence, Recruiting, Skill Management, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Payroll Processing
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies to explain all Anthology products and services
  • Software troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven effective listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team and matrixed environment
  • Clear, effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours at customer sites as requested and participate in after-hour meetings with management



Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management Accounting, Finance, MIS, or related field
  • Consulting experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O application with focus on business process modeling and software implementation
  • Higher Education or Public Sector experience
  • 3+ years working with project teams in software installation, configuration, customization, or implementation with Enterprise Accounting software package (D365/AX, SL, GP, Loki) or Payroll processing software



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.    



Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 


This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA







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