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Senior Consultant/Manager, Workday Grants & Higher Education, Finance & Performance, Consulting

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Date Posted: Nov 25, 2021

Reference Code: 65422-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada 
All Available Locations: Montreal; Calgary; Ottawa; Toronto; Vancouver 

 

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level working for the leader in its field?

What will your typical day look like?

 

Our Workday Finance team delivers Workday Implementations, package-enabled Finance transformations, and Advisory services to help our clients improve their business.   You will take a lead role in delivering Workday Finance consulting engagements, leading the implementation of key Workday Finance & Education and Government Functional areas (such as Grants and Endowments), while supporting sales pursuits.  You partner with our clients on their Workday journeys throughout the project lifecycle from planning to go-live and beyond.  You facilitate virtual and in person workshops to gather requirements and feedback.  You configure the system, enable processes, develop recommendations, construct creative presentations to convey inventive solutions and points of view. You deploy and support the newly live system implementations, transferring knowledge to client counterparts to enable self-sufficiency and guiding our clients throughout their journey as a trusted advisor.  On top of this, you will find yourself part of a team of talented professionals, leaders and innovators in the Workday ecosystem who are passionate about putting the client first and getting to the right answer.

About the team

 

We love to help our clients achieve their objectives. The Finance & Performance and Workday Finance teams have a long history of collaboration and innovation with our clients’ CFOs and Finance teams to deliver holistic solutions to their most complex business issues. We understand the real problems affecting businesses today and take the perspective of the CFO to understand impacts to their teams, technologies, and processes. We draw on our global network of professionals and industry experiences to tailor solutions to our clients’ most urgent needs.  Whether setting or implementing a vision, developing strategy or the delivery approach, designing the Finance operating model and Workday solution to enable it, improving processes in Large Enterprise Workday engagements  or rapidly deploying Launch Projects, we are passionate about helping Finance leaders improve their operations, achieve their business goals, and realize value from their Workday solution.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

Required:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in ERP consulting
  • Experience with leading 3+ full life cycle Workday implementations or other ERP systems
  • Experience in implementing Grants / Trusts / Endowments Accounting at Higher Education institutions
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities as requested by project leaders
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to travel when necessary across North America

Preferred:

  • Workday Finance / Grants certification not required, but preferred
  • Content development experience to support the implementation process and client experience
  • An analytical mind set and application of analytic and visualization tools
  • Experience with excel, Visio and Power point
  • Knowledge of the Finance and Research Services functions and processes in Higher Education
  • Accounting background, experience, or relevant academic coursework / professional certifications

 

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
     
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
     
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
     
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
     
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.



The next step is yours
 

Sound like The One Firm. For You? Apply by [insert date].
 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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