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Payroll Supervisor

Position: Payroll Supervisor

Reports to: Vice President, Finance

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

• Ensures absolute confidentiality without exception.
• Manages the full-cycle payroll for all our employees in Canada and the US.
• Administers employee benefits.
• Reports on human resource and financial metrics.
• Prepares and reconciles all payroll earnings, deductions, and accruals for pay period, monthly and annual reporting, including government and taxes (T4, W2, etc.)
• Manages, monitors, and implements required changes within the payroll and HR systems, whether because of changes in law or legislation, contractual obligations and/or Company policy.
• Ensures accurate data record keeping in employee databases.
• Administers the vacation and performance management systems within the salary group.
• Actively and continuously pursues improvement in processes and execution for improved financial results while enhancing the employment experience throughout the organization.
• Maintains the electronic and physical employee files.
• Provides leadership within the payroll and related departments.
• Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

• Certification as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation.
• Post-secondary education in compensation and benefits, and accounting are considered an asset.

Skills and Attributes Required:

• Ability to maintain confidences.
• Highly analytical approach while keeping the overall goals in perspective.
• At least 5 years’ experience in payroll administration, attaining increased responsibility and scope.
• Exceptional computer skills within various applications, including ERP, payroll and Excel.
• Experience with Payworks system considered an asset but not required.
• Problem solver.
• Proven ability to build strong working relationships.
• Experience working under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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