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Payroll Specialist


Full Time, Permanent




Ville St-Laurent


$65 000 - $80 000


40 hrs

Our client is a renown manufacturer of pressure treated wood products with approximately 3000 employees across Canada and the United States.  


The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the delivery of the end-to-end payroll cycle for our Canadian employees (salaried, union, hourly, etc.) across all Provinces in full compliance with the applicable Collective Agreements, Employment Contracts, HR and Payroll Policies and applicable Provincial and Federal Payroll and Tax regulations.

Benefits offered
  • Salary between $65 000 and $80 000 upon experience
  • Annual bonus
  • Full range of benefits entirely paid by the employer
  • Pension plan
  • Remote 2 to 3 days/week
Main responsibilities
  • Responsible for the execution of the end-to-end payroll process of pay groups in Ceridian Day Force covering salaried, hourly, and union employees across multiple sites in Canada
  • Ensure compliance and integrity of the payroll process
  • Generate payroll related reports for analysis, information, or statistical purposes
  • Reconcile general ledger regarding payroll transactions
  • Prepare financial reports for accounting and auditing purposes
  • Administering Provincial and Federal pay laws (Employment insurance, Insurances, Labour Standards, Employment Records, RRSP, Family Support, Garnishments, Union Deductions, etc.)
  • Communicate and maintain a good collaboration with internal (HR, Finance, Taxe, Compliance, etc,) and external stakeholders
  • Administer pay rules and work policies for all the Canadian Collective Agreements
  • Proceed to third-party remittance process (government, insurances, RRSP, union, etc.)
  • Administer taxable benefits (auto benefits, group insurance, disability, RRSP and others)
  • Calculate retroactivities or other special payments
  • Responds to Pay related questions and requests from employees, managers and external agencies
  • Prepare Provincial and Federal Pay records (ROE’s, Tax forms, etc…)
Profile required
  • Minimum 5 years experience processing multiple payrolls across Canada for salaried, union and hourly employees
  • College Degree in Accounting, Administration, Human Resources and /or in a related field
  • Payroll National Institute designation (an asset)
  • Fluently bilingual French and English (written, spoken)
  • Advance knowledge and use of Ceridian Dayforce (an asset)
  • Advance skills in MS Office Suite, specifically Excel formulas, pivot tables, vlookup
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Sense of responsibility and organization
  • Trustworthy, dependency and discretion
  • Creative problem solver, solutions focused
  • Strong data analysis



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