Payroll Manager

Toronto, ON | Direct Hire

Job ID: 60124 Industry: Payrollee

 Payroll Manager

Salary up to $85,000 + FULL Benefits + 3 Weeks Holiday!

Our client is a leading Canadian-owned and operated professional services firm and the downtown Head Office in Toronto is seeking a Payroll Manager. The Payroll Manager has three direct reports and is an integral part of the operational side of the business.


  • Manage payroll operations and team for four (4) business units that have both salaried and hourly employees (400+)
  • Along with business unit managers, set payroll schedule, timelines/deadlines for all units to provide information to payroll for processing
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll on a pay period and on-going basis; responsible for all functions related to payroll, legislation compliance, payroll deductions, payroll reconciliation, 
    garnishees, etc. 
  • Manage year-end procedures including balancing of T4’s, T4 summaries, government remittances, GL balancing, etc.
  • Conduct various payroll audits to ensure accuracy and quality control; work with auditors as required
  • Set guidelines for payroll team and coordinate department workflow
  • Prepare and analyze monthly reports
  • Manage payroll team on a day to day basis and conduct performance reviews
  • Maintain continuous level of engagement between team and all divisions
  • Provide and manage processes to support a service oriented department
  • Identify areas for process improvement and efficiencies; provide solutions and recommendations  
  • Exposure to Human Resources (policy and programs) is a definite asset


  • Post secondary education is preferred
  • Payroll Management Coursework/Certificate
  • Certified Payroll Manager designation is an asset
  • Great Plains is a definite asset
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Strong relationship management skills, with a focus on internal client relations 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills 

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