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Advisory Services Senior Staff - Oracle/Peoplsoft - Toronto - TOR000PM


Toronto, ON, CANADA
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Advisory Services Senior Staff - Oracle/Peoplsoft - Toronto - TOR000PM

Ernst & Young's people in more than 140 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work.
Ernst & Young Advisory Services is a fast-moving, high-growth area with huge potential. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Being a member of our Advisory team means you will specialize in a particular competency - Risk, Performance Improvement, or IT Risk & Assurance. Our Performance Improvement team is focused on helping clients improve operational efficiency and security, while also reducing costs and managing risk. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and process efficiency solutions in specialty areas like finance, supply chain, IT Advisory, customer, people and organization change, strategic direction, and program management.

To address the shifting landscape of our clients' needs, Ernst & Young has established a national Center of Excellence focusing in the broad topics of Enterprise Intelligence, Risk Transformation, IT Risk, and Enabling Technologies. Enabling Technologies primarily focuses on the design and optimization of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages like SAP, Oracle, and others. Our team typically works with Fortune 1000 clients across a variety of industries including,Manufacturing, Pharma, Energy/Utilities, Transportation, Telecommunications, Entertainment/Media, Oil/Gas and Consumer Goods/Retail.

Consulting and Practice Management Skills

Project Management: Participated in large scale client engagements. Consistently deliver quality client services, driving high-quality work products within the expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business. Should be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should be comfortable interfacing with a client on a daily basis. This role requires daily interaction with the client at many levels.

People Management: Effectively team with diverse skills and backgrounds and foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.

Business Development: Participate in identifying and generating new business opportunities. Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Help to develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all Ernst & Young practices to serve client needs. Support Advisory Services by providing business development assistance, and as needed, managing project teams through agreed upon phases of the ERP project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing and training.

Practice Management: Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge.

Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess in depth business acumen. Remain current on new developments in Advisory Services capabilities and industry knowledge.

Assist in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate Ernst & Young in the ERP advisory market. These are shared with all Ernst & Young market facing organizations to provide consistency and common platforms with which to go to market.


To qualify, candidates must have:

  •   a bachelor's degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience
  •   a degree in computer science, accounting, finance or a related field (MBA or MS degree preferred). Oracle / PeopleSoft certification/s highly preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience working with the Oracle Financials or PeopleSoft Finance Management module, as well as participation in full life cycle implementations (or equivalent experience) required. Familiarity with application integration to other relevant areas.
  • Experience executing a business blueprint and documenting business requirements that can be understood by a technical process team.
  • Development of project documentation, training materials, requirements gathering and project management methodology experience required.
  • Experience with all aspects of financial and management accounting within an ERP system.
  •  Experience with Oracle / PeopleSoft reporting and business warehouse a plus.
  •  Experience with finance strategy, financial accounting and reporting systems a plus. As well as knowledge of budgeting, planning and forecasting operations and technology a plus.
  •  strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise finance with technology skills
  •  demonstrate characteristics of a forward thinker and self starter that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledge
  •  prior consulting experience and a demonstrated history of driving revenue within existing clients and in developing new prospects at the "C" level of Fortune 500 companies
  • ability to lead a team of consulting professionals on multiple projects
  •  a strong work ethic
  •  a willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated to be 70-90%
 Ernst & Young is commited to diversity and equity.


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