CUSTOMERS

Workday and Kainos

With 31 years in business, over 1,100 staff members, and 16 offices globally, Kainos is one of the longest-standing independent digital technology companies headquartered in the UK. The company provides digital transformation services and products to over 303 public and private sector customers worldwide. Kainos is the largest European boutique partner in the Workday ecosystem, and the only one with an automated testing product designed for Workday. 

With Workday, one platform for financial management and human capital management increases the buy-in across our business, ensures one source of truth for all financial and HR information, and reduces the number of errors or reconciliations required.

Peter McKeown

Deputy CFO

Overview
Challenges
  • Rigid, legacy systems didn’t align with company strategy 
  • Inflexible systems made it difficult to meet changing business needs and support business growth
  • Lack of technical support 
  • Difficult month-end close processes 

Results
  • One source of truth for all financial and HR information
  • Deployed Workday HCM in just 60 days
  • Streamlined processes for tasks, such as adding in new entities
  • Enabled better reporting and analysis for end users across the business
  • Created a tighter process for month-end close
  • Empowered staff to focus on more value-added activities to help support the business
  • Managed over 11,000 Kainos applications in one year with Workday Recruiting
  • Enabled Kainos to schedule interviews every 35 minutes, 5 days a week using Workday