Senior Analyst, HRIS (Workday) (Contract)

CPP Investments - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $400 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed $450 billion by 2025. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:

Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
Accelerated exposure and responsibility
Global career development opportunities
Being motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principles
A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, HR Operations and Analytics, the Contract Senior Analyst will support HR system enhancement projects focusing on system configuration, documenting requirements, testing preparation and execution as well as standard and ad-hoc reporting. The incumbent will assist with the optimization of integrations and support associated change management efforts.

Key responsibilities:
Assist with Workday configuration and design of business processes, security and reports
Assist in optimizing Workday functionality by evaluating our current and desired business processes/rules and system capabilities. This could include enhancements in system areas such as Time Tracking, Time off, Core HCM and custom report building
Configure and test workday integrations to benefits and payroll platform providers
Work with vendor and internal stakeholders to develop optimal system solutions by leveraging best practices and having data integrity and ongoing ease of support top of mind
Participate in business acceptance testing activities, including business functionality, integrations and reports/ dashboards
Understand and manage the end to end flow of HR data across multiple systems and functions
Work closely with other HR teams to develop and distribute reports
Document and maintain business user guides, including training material for business users across CPP Investments
Support other HR systems processes and activities as required


The preferred candidate will have 5-7 years experience working in a similar role.

Other position requirements:
Experience with Workday HCM, reporting and integrations
Workday certifications or formal training are an asset
Ability to clearly define and articulate requirements, priorities, impacts, and solutions
Advanced Excel skills for reporting, metrics and data validation
Strong planning and organizational skills with proven ability to manage competing priorities
Very detail oriented with a superior track record of achieving high quality results
Collaborate across the organization and demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to think ‘outside the box‘
Good communication skills - both written and verbal
Proven ability to maintain sensitive and highly confidential information
Ability to independently produce discrete pieces of work
Ability to foster effective working relationships at all levels internally and with external partners
Able to identify opportunities, take initiative and think through future implications
Ability to work in a dynamic environment, under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines
Exemplifies our Guiding Principles of partnership, integrity and high performance

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At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:
In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.