HRIS Manager

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/27/2022 10:17 AM)
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Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.


Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that let imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


About the Role

We are seeking an HRIS professional with a methodical approach to systems implementation and optimization that has a desire to be part of a collaborative IT team! The HRIS Manager will report to the Senior Product Manager and will be responsible for providing HR systems analytics and reporting support. This role will also assist with implementations, HR system integrations, and will actively participate in the success of new HRIS initiatives. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, a problem solver and will have an in-depth knowledge of HR systems for reporting purposes.



  • Collaborate on the planning, implementation, documentation, and escalation/resolution of business systems issues throughout the enhancements of UKG (formerly known as UltiPro) HR Core, Payroll, and Time Management functionality
  • Assist HR, payroll, and management users with resolution of business systems issues, managing escalation to external application customer support as needed
  • Recommend business solutions that satisfy sponsor/stakeholder needs while continually exploring and assessing options for value-add for internal clients
  • Partner with HR, payroll, and business unit leadership to understand their queries, HR data, and reporting needs; create queries, data extracts and reports from the UKG business intelligence suite through formatting and manipulating data sets as needed in other applications (i.e., SQL, Excel, PowerPoint) and from external sources for analytic and presentation purposes
  • Act as an internal project manager for the requirements-gathering, testing and acceptance phases of projects involving HR data; facilitate meetings, document requirements and business rules and engage the participation of appropriate staff to drive project completion
  • Collaborate in the documentation of system-related procedures and business rules
  • Conduct scheduled user access audits
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to team members and collaborate informally and formally to share knowledge, resolve issues, and facilitate user training


  • Comprehensive HRIS experience, which includes working with HR, payroll, and time management systems
  • Hands on experience with full life cycle implementations of an ATS, HRIS or HCM system
  • Advanced expertise in reporting applications and information management tools including, but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and the Cognos reporting suite. Includes experience with lookup function, macros, pivot tables, excel formulas and a basic understanding of SQL/SQR
  • Excellent understanding of human resources and payroll processes
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record of building relationships with stakeholders, vendors, and peers
  • Organized and motivated with strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Experience using UKG HR Core and UTM, an asset
  • Previous experience in a project management role, an asset
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and it’s functionality, an asset


What We Offer

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


Our Commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


About WildBrain

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!



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