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

July 30 2021
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Education, Library, HR, Training, HRIS, ATS, Management, Consulting, Productivity, Performance, Efficiency
Ottawa, ON

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

Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Be part of a firm where you are valued for your unique strengths and where everyone feels a sense of belonging
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


  • 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


  • 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

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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 that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. 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 52 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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