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Manager, Workday-Human Capital Management

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
KPMG Workday Practice
KPMG has a significant Workday practice in Canada, with team members across the nation (spanning regions such as Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and the GTA, Montreal and Halifax). Our team includes various Workday Product Leads, as well as some of the very first Workday-certified Consultants in the country. Our Workday practitioners span the breadth of HR functional knowledge, technical know-how and blend the latest trends in HR service optimization with real-world knowledge and understanding of our clients' industry challenges and opportunities.

KPMG is a Platinum partner to Workday and has been recognized as one of the top HR Transformation and Workday implementation providers by third party analysts such as Vanguard and ALM. Most recently, KPMG received the highest possible ranking of "Leader" among Workday implementation partners in the Forrester New Wave™ Workday implementation report from 2019. This is largely due to our robust HR transformation strategy. KPMG has worked closely with Workday on product strategy, aided in the development of Workday's deployment methodology, and has built a practice with a strong track record of successful deployments.

What you will do
As a Workday HCM Lead in our Workday practice, you'll be learning from some of the best in the industry and growing your personal skillset by :

    • Taking accountability for Workday HCM deliverables by leading client engagements and teams to successful outcomes with a focus on supporting your team, client needs and generating value.
    • Developing a reputation as a subject matter expert for all things Workday HCM (as well as other modules if you desire).
    • Leading the end-to-end design and configuration of the Workday HCM solution for various clients across a range of industries.
    • Participating in troubleshooting activities, and conducting root cause analysis where necessary.
    • Providing guidance where possible on HCM integrations and reports.
    • Helping to convert legacy data into Workday, and gain ongoing feedback from clients on the developed solution within an Agile development environment.
    • Providing production cutover/transition support and production support assistance.
    • Collaborating with Product Leads to further refine your knowledge and put you on the path to be a Solution Architect (if desired).
    • Contributing to internal training to share product knowledge, skills, and learning's with others within the Technology Advisory and Management Consulting Practices.
    • Preparing reports and presentations for KPMG and client leaders to keep relevant stakeholders apprised of overall project status.
    • Working across various stakeholder groups including end users, functional teams, operations, infrastructure and more to transfer knowledge and resolve problems.
    • Building your technical and analytical expertise by delivering high quality results on time and proactively identifying and resolving project issues.
    • Supporting client pursuits business development efforts including preparing proposals and leading presentations to senior executives
    • Building long-term business relationships with senior client personnel and executives through engagements and networking in professional organizations.
    • Working with senior KPMG leaders to understand, enhance and integrate service offerings across the service line .

What you bring to the role
  • 7+ years of experience implementing enterprise solutions with at least one full life cycle implementation and thorough understanding of HCM processes, best practices, and regulations.
  • Experience implementing Workday is preferable, but other ERP experience will be considered.
  • Workday Core HCM certification is a definite asset.
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in a related discipline is preferable.
  • Exposure to a variety of technology solutions from vendors including Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ultimate Software, ADP, Ceridian or similar vendors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English to ensure communication with our internal and external stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to communicate with client stakeholders and leadership.
  • Ability to work closely in a collaborative team environment, and lead teams and project deliverables.
  • Experience working in a client facing role with both technical and functional stakeholders strong relationship management skills and a passion for client satisfaction and delivery excellence.
  • Canadian travel may be required, with occasional international travel a possibility.
  • At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-focused environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to clearly and articulately identify and define problems and develop creative solutions to address client requirements.
Keys to your success:
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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