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Payroll Manager (Closed)

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About The Opportunity 

  • Managing payroll related projects including payroll system implementations including payroll help desk software, and system upgrades 
  • Maintaining documentation of payroll processes and leading process improvement initiatives 
  • Ensuring appropriate checks and balances are built into payroll processes 
  • Actioning collective agreement updates, ministry initiatives and other payroll projects 
  • Leading and driving a customer focused culture 
  • Directing the resolution of complex issues or errors and monitors company response time 
  • Providing effective communication with various stakeholders regarding payroll issues 
  • Leading, guiding and prioritizing all activities with the support of the payroll supervisor and payroll team 
  • Providing ongoing payroll analysis and reports including reports to assist in month end closings 
  • Providing ad hoc payroll analysis to support corporate initiatives 
  • Seeking opportunities to improve/enhance payroll processes and delivery, provides insights and recommending solutions to Director of Finance 
  • Ensure compliance with all related federal / provincial legislation and internal policies and procedures as they relate to payroll services 

About You 

  • Prior project management experience with Payroll/HRIS system implementations 
  • Functional payroll experience and/or oversight 
  • Deep knowledge of project management techniques and tools  
  • Proven experience in complex project planning and execution, change management, quality assurance 
  • Experience in payroll compliance in a large, unionized service delivery environment Strong knowledge of ERP and HRIS systems and implementation (such as Workday, SAP, Oracle etc.) 
  • Certification in Project Management preferred 
  • PCP or CPM designation 
  • Expert Microsoft Office Suite including Advanced Excel skills such as VLOOKUP, pivot tables, data manipulation and analysis 
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of current Canadian legislative requirements and CRA regulations 
  • Skilled in preparing detailed reports, as well as evaluating and analyzing technical payroll activities 
  • Adaptable, critical thinker and problem solver 

Pay Rate 

$100,000 - $120,000/year 

How to Apply    

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #329373.   

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role. 

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