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Senior Consultant/Manager, Workday - Security

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

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
  • Taking accountability for Workday Security deliverables by leading client engagements and teams to successful outcomes with a focus on supporting your team, client needs and generating value.
  • Leading the end-to-end design and configuration of the Workday Security 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 business processes, integrations and reports.
  • Leading client workshops on Security fundamentals, gathering of requirements, and guidance on filling Security role assignment Workbooks within an Agile development environment.
  • Preparing reports and presentations for KPMG and client leaders to keep relevant stakeholders apprised of overall project status.
  • Guiding clients to align on a Security strategy, as well as aligning this strategy cross-functionally with other team members.
  • Working across various stakeholder groups including end users, functional teams, operations, infrastructure and more to transfer knowledge and resolve problems.
  • Supporting client pursuits business development efforts including preparing proposals and leading presentations to senior executives.
What you bring to the role
  • An active Workday Security certification is preferred.
  • 1+ year hands-on Workday Security experience.
  • 5+ years of experience implementing enterprise solutions with at least one full life cycle implementation and thorough understanding of Security best practices, and regulations.
  • Preferably experience setting up complex Workday Security configurations, while answering business and compliance requirements.
  • Experience implementing Workday is preferable, but other ERP experience will be considered.
  • Exposure to a variety of technology solutions from vendors including Workday, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ultimate Software, ADP, Ceridian or similar vendors.
  • Experience working in a client facing role with both technical and functional stakeholder's strong relationship management skills and a passion for client satisfaction and delivery excellence.
  • Fluency in both English and French is a bonus.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

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