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EY Junior Talent Consultant - 6 month contract in Toronto, Ontario

Junior Talent Consultant - 6 month contract

Core Business Services

Requisition # TOR004LP

Post Date Jan 19, 2021

EYs people in more than 150 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 everyones contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canadas top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

The opportunity

This role is an 6-month position as a People Consultant at the Supervising Associate level supporting the Advisory Service Line. The Advisory People Consultant acts as the first point of contact for employees and leaders in select practices. The incumbent may be solely assigned to practices/areas with consideration given to the complexity, geography and/or size of the client group. The People Consultant acts as an advisor and collaborates with key business leaders on people issues and provides vision, strategic direction, and sponsorship for people initiatives for Advisory. The incumbent possesses a deep understanding of the business directions/needs of the practices/area; knows the people and people issues; helps to ensure successful implementation of key, high-touch people processes and initiatives in line with the business strategies. The incumbent also monitors and acts as strategic partner regarding recruiting, resourcing, compensation, promotion, and development processes teaming with other Canada Talent Team (CTT) teams to ensure effective support for the Advisory practice.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Serves as first point of contact for employees and senior leaders in a practice area / geography. Coordinates and communicates with partner and associate partner team in practice area/geography to deliver talent initiatives and guidance to support Advisory’s strategy.

  • In coordination with lead PCs in the Advisory Talent team, supports project planning and implementation of major national talent processes including compensation planning, performance management, talent development, onboarding / integration, workforce planning and employee engagement strategies.

  • For one or more smaller national programs, leads most aspects of program design, planning and implementation, working closely with the Advisory Talent team and the practice.

  • Provides reporting, analysis, communication and other required support for ad-hoc projects and initiatives as they arise throughout the year.

  • Serves as the first point of contact on employee relations issues; manages/handles issues as appropriate, working closely with other members of the Advisory Talent team as needed

  • Works closely with Recruitment, Experience Management and practice leadership to deliver effectively against the workforce plan in a practice area/ geography

  • Coordinates with People Shared Services staff to ensure proper handling of administrative issues and needs.

  • Provides reporting and analytical support on a national basis.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years related experience in an HR specialist/ generalist capacity

  • Proficiency in the following competencies:

  • ability to manage multiple priorities; thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

  • developing business acumen; understands the professional service industry

  • relationship-building skills

  • developing experience and understanding of employment legislation

  • strong communication skills

  • able to operate effectively in a new environment; using good judgement and experience to support decision-making

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Its one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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