The Payroll is a part of the HR Shared Services team, which provides customer services to our employees and consultants. The Payroll Manager oversees the full cycle payroll for multiple entities and leads the Payroll team’s daily activities, including setting priorities and providing coaching to ensure the Payroll is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with legislative requirements. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a fast-growing company and plays a key role in enhancing the HR/Payroll Shared Services strategy and growth plan.
Oversee the full payroll cycle for multiple entities; review and validate payroll balances and tax remittances per legislative requirements before processing payments to ensure pay is administered accurately, complied and on time;
Supervise and co-ordinate activities of payroll team and provide supports to the team as needed;
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation, establish internal controls to ensure payroll processes complies with legislative requirements and ensure that timely reporting and payment of all payroll requirements by provincial and federal agencies (CRA, WSIB, WCB, EHT, etc.);
Prepare and review payroll account reconciliations and maintain accurate account balances;
Review payroll year-end process and reporting of T4 and T4A;
Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports, and provide payroll analysis reports to the management team monthly;
Lead the payroll integration, including implementing ADP Workforce Now for newly acquired companies;
Investigate and resolve discrepancies and payroll issues promptly;
Identify operational efficiencies and process improvement opportunities and proactively provide solutions for potential issues and concerns;
Responsible for any changes with the payroll system configuration and code setup to support the administration of Payroll;
Deliver timely and outstanding customer service to internal and external inquiries;
Assist the management team and Finance in the budgeting and forecasting process;
Other HR/Payroll Shared Services related duties as required.
10-15 years of experience processing Canadian (multiple provinces) and US payroll.
3-5 years of experience in a leadership role;
Experience in Global Payroll is an asset;
Hold PCP and CMP certification;
Working knowledge of Payroll best practice;
Strong knowledge of federal and provincial/state regulations, Employee Standard Act;
Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Office 365 programs;
Working knowledge of multiple payroll systems and experience with process improvement and implementing HRIS/payroll system (Experience with ADP WNF is preferred);
Strong work ethic and team player;
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong organization, time management and prioritization skills;
Detail-oriented and ability to follow-through;
Problem analysis and problem-solving skills;
A high degree of professionalism in handling sensitive and confidential materials;
Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.