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Ceridian to add 400 jobs in Canada this year, 5,000 over the next five years

Company's flagship product - Dayforce - provides HR, payroll, benefits, workforce management and talent management functionality


February 12, 2020
By Talent Canada Staff

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Ceridian is accelerating it’s hiring spree in Canada, adding 400 new jobs in 2020 and more than 5,000 over the next five years.

The global human capital management technology company said revenue from Dayforce has grown at a compounded 54 per cent — and it has ambitious plans to extend Dayforce to 20 countries in the next few years.

The positions will be based at Ceridian’s offices across Canada, including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Calgary. The new positions will include engineering, research and development, and consulting. Of the 400 new hires in 2020, 100 are expected to be interns.

40,000 Canadian customers

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Ceridian currently services over 40,000 Canadian customers and processes payroll for approximately one in five Canadians. In 2019, Ceridian added an additional 800,000 active users to its flagship Dayforce Human Capital Management solution.

“We are exceptionally proud of the global success of our Canadian-led team and Canadian-built flagship product, Dayforce,” said David Ossip, chairman and CEO, Ceridian. “Many of our senior leaders are Canadian, including our Chairman & CEO, President & COO, CTO, CIO, and CMO.”

Looking for outstanding Canadian talent

“Ceridian is seeking outstanding Canadian talent, especially software developers and engineers, to create the next generation of ground-breaking HCM solutions,” said Leagh Turner, President and COO, Ceridian.

Ozzie Goldschmied, CTO, continued, “Canadian universities produce outstanding talent that can compete with the best and the brightest anywhere in the world. We want these grads to stay in Canada, join our fast-growing cloud company, and work on amazing products that leverage the latest AI, machine-learning, and payments technologies.”

Ceridian has hired more than 2000 employees and has averaged 300 new hires per year in Canada since 2013.

About Ceridian

Dayforce, the company’s flagship cloud HCM platform, provides HR, payroll, benefits, workforce management and talent management functionality. The platform is used to “optimize management of the entire employee lifecycle, including attracting, engaging, paying, deploying and developing people,” the company said.