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Payroll Team Lead

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North York

About the Opportunity

  • Lead, mentor and support a busy team of payroll administrators, demonstrating strong team-building and motivational skills
  • Complete full cycle biweekly payroll processing for commission, salary and hourly employees (1500+ employees bi-weekly)
  • Maintain time & attendance tracking system
  • Issue Records of Employment (ROEs) and prepare payroll reports as requested
  • Respond to payroll inquiries from retail locations with urgency and be a solution provider
  • Work closely with retail locations and other areas within the organization
  • Assist with some accounting duties, as assigned
  • Assist with other payroll duties, as assigned

About You

  • 1-2 years management or supervisory experience in a busy payroll environment
  • 2-5 years of high-volume retail and payroll experience (processing payroll for 500+ employees weekly)
  • Knowledge of ADP, Kronos and Workforce Now (WFN) would be great assets
  • Knowledge of current Canadian legislative requirements and CRA regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Skilled in preparing detailed reports, as well as evaluating and analyzing technical payroll activities
  • Advanced Excel skills including vlookup, pivot tables, data manipulation and analysis
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive employee personnel files
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Maintain a positive attitude, be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines under pressure, without sacrificing detail
  • Self-starter and team player with strong leadership skills; able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • A competent collaborator and skilled cross-functional communicator
  • Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of process improvement
  • Bilingual proficiency in French would be an asset



$60,000 - $65,000/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 #29334.


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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