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Digital Workforce Transformation - Ceridian/Dayforce Senior Manager

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 22, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1501679
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY’s  people  in  more  than  150  countries  are  committed  to  operating  with  integrity,  quality,  and professionalism in the provision of audit, advisory, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's  contributions,  appreciates  diversity  of  thought,  fosters  growth,  and  provides  continuous opportunities for development. 


Our People Consulting professionals assist our clients in successfully managing and sustaining people, process and/or technology change. Our services include HR technology assessments, process design & transformation, vendor assessment & selection, target operating models’ definition, HCM implementation, and post-implementation optimization.  


We are looking for a Dayforce  Senior Consultant to join our rapidly growing  Digital  Workforce Transformation practice across Canada (Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, Vancouver, Calgary). 



  • Lead a team of talented consultants to successfully deliver Dayforce HCM solutions to our
  • clients.  
  • Oversee project implementation, manage client relationships, and drive business growth by
  • ensuring that our Dayforce engagements meet the highest standards of quality and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess client needs, design solutions, and deliver
  • high-impact Dayforce configurations. 
  • Provide expertise and support to the Dayforce functional team.  
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Dayforce capabilities, features and updates. 
  • Provide thought leadership in the HCM space and on Dayforce leading practices. 
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships. 
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex change concepts specifically within HR
  • technology and implementation.  
  • Deliver quality services. Value and model excellent client service by establishing goals and
  • implementation plans to achieve a high-quality deliverable and within expected timeframes. Monitor progress, manage risk, and confirm key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. 
  • Develop   and   maintain   productive   relationships   with   client   management.   Focus   on deliverables and client business priorities. Manage expectations of service. Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers and business trends. 


  • Demonstrate high levels of technical and professional knowledge and quickly assimilate new knowledge. Keep up to date with current developments and trends in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge. 
  • Generate  new  business  opportunities.  Understand  EY  and  its  service  lines  and  actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with other EY team members across all practices to serve client needs.
  • Flexibility and ability to travel; willingness to travel on short notice to meet client needs; travel
  • is estimated at 30% 


To qualify candidate must have: 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in HR, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field.  
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in HCM implementation with a proven track record of
  • leading successful Dayforce implementations.  
  • Project management experience 
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills – being able to clearly define or clarify problems,
  • determine appropriate solutions and tailoring to client needs. 
  • Business analytical skills – making observations, anticipating client and management needs or expectations. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • High level of motivation and a self-starting attitude 
  • Ability to think outside of the box, thrive on new challenges. 
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Ability to travel to client sites as needed. 

What we look for


We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for HR Business Transformation. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you. 


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a  better working world for our people, our clients, and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we  repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work. 


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of

residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry 
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career 
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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