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Job Description & Summary
A career within Workday Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Workday technology as a tool to enhance and unify Human Resources, talent management, and finance. We focus on understanding the forces shaping their business and developing industry tailored solutions that support our clients through the entire lifecycle of the Workday implementation.
Important point(s) to consider
Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details.
Location flexibility: This role has the option of being based out of our Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa or Montreal offices.
What you’ll create and do
As a Workday Payroll Consulting Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Analyze the customer’s current business requirements and processes, and recommend / develop solutions to meet the client’s needs related to: Payroll and payroll accounting, time capture and time processing, leave of absences and time-offs
Design, configure and document Workday Payroll, Absence Management and Time Tracking functionality based on customer business requirements
Recommend best practices to solve complex, client requirements
Assist in developing functional specification for reports and integrations
Troubleshoot and resolve of testing errors and issues in configuration, business processes, data conversion, documentation or the user’s lack of experience
Assisting the customer in gathering relevant current system data and helping to map the data into Workday
Working cross-functionally with consultants from other modules such as HCM, Benefits and Compensation
Facilitate knowledge transfer and educate customers on the Workday solution
Assisting in application support, training of end users, as applicable
Maintain Workday certifications and qualifications
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct
What you’ll bring to this role
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
Previous consulting experience with demonstrated capability in one or more of these areas: Canadian payroll, absence management, time tracking
Expertise in the areas of core Human Resources, Benefits, Pension, Compensation would also be an asset
Previous experience implementing Workday, Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, ADP, Ceridian, Ultimate or similar Payroll/HCM applications
Solid understanding of implementation methodology
Experience leading client workshops
Hands on implementation and technical support experience
Creation of documentation and training materials
Knowledge transfer to clients and training of super users
Collaboration and working with clients and other consultants
Interpersonal skills and able to work as a team, as well as, independently
Experience deploying multiple HCM/Payroll projects simultaneously a plus
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse people and individuals at various levels within the organization
Superior detail orientation, organization, and analytical skills
Able to effectively manage against timelines and goals
Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training
Bilingual Fluency in English and French
Why you’ll love working for PwC
At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit: https://www.pwc.com/ca/whypwc
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Get to know us
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Applying at PwC
At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here: https://www.pwc.com/ca/applytopwc
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Job Posting End Date
July 29, 2022
PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it’s not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.
PwC s’engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu’il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d’autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d’adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu’il nous fera plaisir d’examiner.
Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l’essor des entreprises. Ce n’est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n’hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l’expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.