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Workday Time Tracking/Absence Consultant-Team Lead - Canada MU

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Job Description

  • We are...

    We are Accenture, a global professional services company, searching for a Workday Certified Time Tracking/Absence Lead.

    This individual will be part of a team of advisory professionals focused on cloud-based data-reporting operations that integrate and optimize the essential corporate functions of finance, analytics, planning and HR.
    For many of our clients, successfully getting their data operations into cloud environments is a major focus. The enterprise data-reporting software of Workday is a critical component of many of the cloud solutions we design, which is why Accenture has assembled a team of more than 2,000 Workday-certified professionals.

    What’s in it for You
    Help HR and Finance leaders define and execute their strategy and give them the adaptability they need in a fast-changing world.
    To help you take your skillset beyond Workday technology, our Transformation Powered by Workday Training will help you take your consulting to a whole new level.
    Take your Workday skills and career to the next level, mastering complex projects while expanding your leadership and advisory skills with a market-leading team.

    As a Workday Time Tracking/Absence​ Lead, your primary responsibilities may include:

    • Lead or support the Time Tracking/Absence workstream on a Workday implementation project. 

    • Support the creation of workplans for large complex global engagements, owning risk, budget, resources, client relationship, etc.  

    • Researching and resolving day to day Workday Payroll issues 

    • Work with client to support the new requirements for Payroll in Workday 

    • Creating and Updating Workday configurations based on requirement changes 

    • Provide support for regular and special Time Tracking/Absence processes in Workday 

    • Provide support for Post-Time Tracking/Absence like posting, bank transfer and pay checks in Workday 

    • Provide support for Legal and regulatory reports in Workday 

    • Provide support for year-end reporting and other year-end activities in Workday 

    • Manage small on and off-shore functional teams 

    • Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet client/functional requirements 

    • Architect Workday Time Tracking/Absence solutions to ensure that all work streams are cohesive and cross functional impacts are considered and mitigated 

    • Advise clients on industry standards and leading practices. 

    • Demonstrate design options through the use of prototyping. 

    • Understand and apply Workday and Accenture  methodologies. 

    • Provide the Project Manager with status updates and keep them apprised of overall project status. 

    • Demonstrate strong client and stakeholder management to achieve project objectives 

    • Support innovation through the creation of new industry leading methods and assets  

    Travel may be required for this role.  The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.


Here's what you need:

  • Workday Partner Certification

  • Minimum of 2 years of consulting experience, most recently in a Sr. Consultant, or similar level role

  • Minimum of 2 years of Workday Time Tracking/Absence Implementations

  • Bachelor's degree

  • English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with stakeholders across 
    Canada, US and other countries across our Global footprint where English is the common 
    language. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking 
    stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's 
    activities to avoid this requirement.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Strong HCM and Absence experience

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the HR function & processes 


Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation, based on full-time employment, for roles that may be hired in British Columbia as set forth below.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                                    Annual Salary Range

British Columbia                               $60,600 to $137,300


Alberta - Calgary, British Columbia - Vancouver, Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario - Toronto, Quebec - Montreal

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