Senior HR Business Solution Analyst.
Markham, ON
1d ago

Senior HR Business Solution Analyst

Job Description

The successful candidate will be reporting to Director, HR Optimization & Reporting and will work collaboratively leading optimization activities and enhancement of HR systems (Workday).

They will be responsible for the effective communicator of enhancements, development, and solutions of Workday functionality to stakeholders.

You are a self-starter who enjoys problem solving, finding innovative ways of working, and providing exceptional solutions.

This position will be located at our Head Office in Markham, Ontario and will have flexibility for both remote and in-office work based on our hybrid work model.


  • Subject Matter Expert for all HR Information Systems (specifically Workday), and responsible for ensuring systems are optimally configured, maintained, and utilized.
  • Functional knowledge of the various HR disciplines and their data needs (e.g. HCM, payroll, benefits, absences, time tracking etc.
  • and knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and processes and work effectively with all types of highly confidential information.

  • Perform all regular system maintenance testing requirements for upgrades and enhancements, executing test cases against quality standard user acceptance and regression testing to maintain operational excellence.
  • Ensure business requirements are clearly defined, documented, communicated, implemented, and tested for all assigned projects
  • Remain current on Workday trends, issues and best practices through online reviews, Workday User Group meetings, contact with peers and attendance at seminars, training workshops and educational programs
  • Lead implementation efforts where appropriate, developing and delivering training to Human Resources staff on new functionality
  • Liaise between the Human Resources functional user groups and other stakeholders to help define, analyze, and validate functional business requirements, and be able to translate those requirements into effective technical solutions
  • Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Information Systems, Business Administration, Human Resources, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 to 5+ years of HR system functional experience of system enhancements and implementations, preferably Workday.
  • 1 to 2 years project experience both implementation and post go live.
  • Ability to interpret technical concepts, technologies, and complicated problems / solutions, and explain it in non-technical terms to all levels of the organization
  • Strong technical aptitude for HR systems functionality.
  • Able to work independently and deliver on self-directed results.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • What Extendicare has to offer :

    At Extendicare, we believe that working as a team creates an environment that allows us to reach our potential. We value each employee, encourage equal opportunity for growth and recognize achievement.

    As a valued member of our team, you can expect :

  • Continuous mentorship, support for life-long learning and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the organization
  • A rewarding and meaningful work experience where you can enrich your life and the lives of others through your work.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program.
  • Robust benefits package.
  • Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada.

    Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.

    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Extendicare's Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Extendicare’s hiring process.

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