Oracle HCM Cloud Functional Payroll Consultant Lead

Cloudworks - Toronto, ON (28 days ago)

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Cloudworks is a leading cloud technology consulting firm supporting clients’ Cloud transition. From strategy to execution we help organizations realize the art of possible by providing executable strategy, operations, technology, and advisory services. We provide advisory through end‑to‑end implementation services and are recognized in the marketplace for capabilities and Cloud technology leadership.

Our experienced technology professionals offer deep technical experience in their area of focus and are committed to delivering efficient, technology-based solutions to our clients. Additionally, our professionals invest in continual of deep technical skills and experiences and improve our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues.

Why work with us


We are passionate about fostering a culture where people thrive. Our hiring process is very thorough to help ensure potential candidates are top talent, a good fit, and giving candidates a chance to understand if Cloudworks is a right fit for them too!


We strongly believe in the power of success through teamwork. Working at Cloudworks you will feel an integral part of a high-performing team where all team members are accountable to each other. Together we support but also push each other achieve great results for our clients.


Unlike many consulting companies which rely on a semi-annual or annual performance review cycle, we believe in investing in our staff through feedback which happens much more in real-time. We seek to help everyone understand and develop their strengths and capabilities, relying on an individual’s own motivations to drive results.

Oracle HCM Cloud Functional Payroll Consultant Lead

We all know that Cloud computing is exploding. What are the key drivers, why should this matter to you, and how can you take advantage of Cloud to deliver tangible ROI? These are the typical questions that we help our clients answer. By harnessing the power of Oracle Cloud technology, we can help transform an organization through the latest social, mobile, HCM, ERP, and Financials solutions. We’re looking for someone who can join our team of professionals to help solve some of our clients' most critical problems.

Work you’ll do

As a Gold-level member of the Oracle Partner Network and an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI), Cloudworks needs thought leaders like yourself to help pave the way for our clients and our Cloud service line development. For our clients, our Oracle Cloud professionals reduce cost and support innovation at the enterprise level by managing business requirements and leading the functional design, prototyping, and process design stages of Oracle Cloud implementations. Responsibilities will include:

Client Management: Manage day‑to‑day interactions with executive clients, sponsors, project managers, and team members
Delivery: Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies. Responsibilities include, among others, identification of business requirements, functional design, process design, prototyping, testing, training, and providing post-go-live support.
Business Development: Develop and maintain contact with decision makers at key clients; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies.
People Development: Perform role of mentor; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery team members and staff.
Eminence: Develop thought leadership to share insights and points of view with existing and potential clients.


For this role, we are looking for candidates who are able to:
Provide Oracle HCM Cloud functional/technical consulting services by acting as a subject matter expert and leading clients through the entire cloud application services implementation lifecycle for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Identify business requirements and map them to the Oracle HCM Cloud functionality
Conduct Functional/Technical Design Workshops for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Identify functionality gaps in Oracle HCM Cloud, and build extensions for them
Advise client on options, risks, and any impacts on other processes or systems
Configure the Oracle HCM Cloud Applications to meet client requirements and document application set-ups
Write business requirement documents for reports, interfaces, data conversions, and application extensions for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Develop Security and Validation Strategies & Plans for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Assist client in preparing validation scripts, testing scenarios, and develop test scripts for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Support clients with the execution of test scripts
Validate configuration and data for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Lead migration of configuration, integrations, and extensions to Production for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Effectively communicate and drive project deliverables for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner
Interact with the project team members responsible for developing reports, interfaces, data conversion programs, and application extensions
Provide status and issue reports to the project manager/client on a regular basis
Share knowledge to continually improve implementation methodology for Oracle HCM Cloud projects
Work on Rel 12 and upwards
Access and assess impacts on Oracle’s quarterly release


Functional professional with 3+ Oracle HCM Cloud Payroll implementations performing a Lead role
Experience providing HCM Cloud Payroll consulting services through the implementation delivery methodology lifecycle, including business process requirements, solution design and configuration, testing, production migration and support
Experience leading customers through Oracle delivered Payroll functionality, driving processes and solutions to industry best practices
Provide knowledge transfer to the Cloud Payroll process flow, configuration and Payroll process activities
Experience implementing some combination of Oracle HCM Modules such as HR, Benefits, Absences, Time & labor, Payroll, Talent Management, Learning, and Recruiting
Demonstrated experience as a resource leading the definition of systems strategy, gathering, and documenting business requirements, leading fit-gap analysis, as‑is and to‑be business process designs, prototypes, functional configuration, testing, and client user training
Experience reporting to senior client contacts, managing client teams, in addition to on- and off‑site, and off‑shore functional and technical teams
Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, etc.)
Self-motivated and able to plan work effort and manage priorities
Ability to effectively work in a remote model with clients and peers
Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner
Limited travel required (project milestone based)
A Bachelor’s degree


PHR, CCP, FPC, or CPP certification is a plus
Lead experience on complex, international, multi-currency, and multi-organization implementations
5+ years of consulting experience which includes: contributing to requests for proposals (RFP), client presentations, detailing the scope of work (SOW)
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments within a structured implementation methodology
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
Commitment to gaining exposure in multiple industries
Experience mentoring junior staff
An advanced degree or certification in the area of specialization


We are open to candidates from across the U.S. and Canada.