Senior Payroll Manager

Greater Toronto Area, ON N2L 0A1 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 59714 Industry: Human Resources

Senior Payroll Manager

Salary up to $120,000 + Full Benefits + RRSP + Terrific Employee Perks!


  • Provide day to day management and co-ordination of the activities for Canadian and US payroll
  • Cultivating a culture of customer centricity within the team
  • Effective people management for a large team, including; hiring, skill and career development and performance management
  • Ensure the team respond in a timely and efficient manner to employee, corporate stakeholder and revenue authority queries
  • Manage the workload of the team to ensure operational and compliance commitments are met
  • Ensure payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
  • Manage the local relationship with the outsourced Payroll vendor to ensure excellent service delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring all payroll related documents, including standard operating procedures, are in place and kept up to date
  • Prepare payroll cost forecasts and budgets
  • Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
  • Working with cross-functional stakeholders to collect and compile payroll input data in a structured and timely manner
  • Preparation of relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
  • Preparation and audit of payroll account reconciliations
  • Ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Keep current with new legislation impacting payroll
  • Support the migration of Payrolls onto the standard corporate platform
  • Constantly look for areas to improve operational efficiency and customer service


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
  • Deep understanding and experience of payroll calculation and processing
  • Previous managerial/supervisory experience
  • Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes (Canadian and US)
  • Solid financial acumen, including accounting principles and practices
  • Proficiency in payroll and HRIS software
  • Highly proficient with MS Excel


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