Technician - Payroll (HRD212)

September 03, 2019

Would you like to join a fast-growing company and contribute to building the future with a team of passionate people?

We are always looking for new talent, come join our team!

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Paymaster, the Technician – Payroll works closely with the HR team to coordinate all payroll activities for employees in Canada, the United States and France.

The main responsibilities are as follow:

§  Support the preparation of the entire pay cycle for all employees and ensure the accuracy of the information entered in the system;

§  Enter data pertaining to terminations, changes of department or corporate entity, changes to salary, contact information, etc., in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS);

§  Participate to the management of disability cases and other matters pertaining to group insurance and other group benefits programs;

§  Provide support for the transmission of remittals and information to various governmental agencies and external suppliers;

§  Prepare, track and update various data banks (vacation, sick days, etc.) in the HRIS and in Excel files;

§  Prepare year-end slips (T4, W2, others);

§  Contribute to the evolution of controls and governance in our payroll practices;

§  Prepare various reports related to payroll, compensation or timesheets;

§  Provide impeccable customer service: act as a point of contact for employees for all pay-related matters;

§  Participate to special projects for payroll or human resources.


§  Excellent organizational skills;

§  Keen analytical skills, very strong attention to detail and data accuracy;

§  Able to work under pressure on several projects at the same time, under tight deadlines;

§  Show good judgement, discretion and tact;

§  Have a keen sense of responsibility and solid abilities for teamwork;

§  Show initiative and a proactive attitude to facilitate the creation of new process and continuous improvement;

§  Self-learner, curious, eager to learn;

§  Show dedication and take ownership of own work and responsibilities.


Professional Requirements

§  Training in Accounting or Human Resources, or any other discipline combined with relevant experience;

§  Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position;

§  Proficiency in Excel and able to work with an accounting system and an automated payroll system;

§  Solid understanding of basic payroll notions, employment conditions in various provinces and year-end processes and special payments;

§  Certification as a payroll compliance specialist or in payroll management (PCP, CPM or other), an asset;

§  Proficiency in the ADP payroll systems, Workforce Now and RUN, an asset;

§  Knowledge of employment standards in the United Sates and in France, year-end processes and international assignments, an asset;

§  Fluently bilingual (French and English), written and spoken; Spanish an asset.

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