Senior Workday Analyst

Hootsuite, Ottawa, ON. Toronto, ON. Vancouver, BC

We are more than a social media company

Duration: Contract

We’re looking for a Senior Workday Analyst to be our first point of contact for Hootsuite’s HRIS platform  (Workday) and all related processes across our global functions. You’ll be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of our HCM system and will be the subject matter expert on all HCM related issues for internal clients. In addition, you will help maximize technological capabilities to reduce manual processes, and serve as a resource for process-improvement tasks.


  • Support the full range of Human Resource Information System (HRIS) functions, including systems analysis, development, maintenance, and administration on projects
  • Develop, implement, update and maintain the human resources information system (HRIS) to ensure data integrity and integration with other systems
  • Create efficiencies through understanding system capabilities and streamlining processes
  • Provide technical support on HRIS practices and innovations and ensures that all applications comply with legal requirements
  • Manage the testing, implementation and maintenance of new or modified human resources systems to meet the organization's ongoing needs
  • Identify, analyze and propose changes to current processes to improve operations of assigned People functions areas
  • Serve as a subject matter expert providing advice to staff and management, consistent with employee standards and legislative guidelines
  • Configure, document and audit user security  


  • 5 years HR/People experience with 2-3 years of HRIS/HCM experience
  • Strong knowledge of Workday
  • Experience within a multi-jurisdictional corporate environment
  • Extremely well organized and exceptional attention to detail 
  • Advanced / Expert  knowledge of Excel 
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. Looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external customers meet their needs
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Priority Setting: focuses time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. Clearly understand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions


  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity.
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others. 



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Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.





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