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Job Type : Full Time
December 13, 2021

About the role

The Payroll Lead is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the company’s payroll function, ensuring compliance and financial reporting.  The Payroll Lead is a strong leader within our People Team, working together to ensure data, metrics and reporting are accurate, and will function as a subject matter expert for payroll-related projects in addition to implementations. 



  • Supervise the payroll function; manage payroll changes and updates, keep up with ongoing government requirements, assist in processing payroll when required
  • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll reports/ transactions and internal control documents relating to payroll
  • Review final payroll registers, earnings, deductions and GL distribution reports
  • Coordinate preparation of bi-weekly payroll for the purpose of ensuring the timely and accurate compensation of employees for Canada, United Kingdom and Australia
  • Monitor assigned payroll and benefits activities and/or program components for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established financial, legal and/or administrative requirements
  • Perform analysis of existing business processes and design; identify and evaluate possible re-configuration/solutions in response to business issues and challenges
  • Collaborate closely with Workday Administrator to implement changes or additions to earnings, deductions codes set-up for Workday payroll 

What we’re expecting you to have

  • Experience with implementing and configuration of payroll systems
  • Workday experience would be preferred
  • Strong analytical capabilities with attention to detail
  • CPA Designation, Certified Payroll Management Certification (CPM) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of increasing responsibility and experience as a payroll professional, including experience with payroll, benefits, payroll tax and related financial reporting 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with demonstrated ability to communicate and partner effectively with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to lead and develop a team, plan, organize and manage workloads
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across disciplines for a common goal
  • Proven ability to aggregate and analyze information and data for effective problem solving and utilizes sound judgment
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills

Referral Program

We value personal referrals and reward adequately every client or candidate referred to us. Contact us for more information.