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Payroll Clerk (Maternity leave replacement)

Category: Human Resources
Location: Montreal

Job Summary

Reporting to the Payroll & Benefits Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for the complete process for the payroll of salaried, unionized and retired employees for western and eastern operations that include: Vancouver, Taber and Toronto.

Main Responsibilities

  • Complete payroll processing for all salaried, unionized and retired employees while ensuring that payments comply with the clauses of the various collective agreements and procedures in force;
  • Track all statutory holidays, anniversaries, holidays, etc. for all unionized employees. You must ensure all registers are up to date and compliance with the various collective agreements and procedures;
  • Perform all bank transfers as well as requests for payments (taxes, union dues, garnishments, etc.);
  • Produce job records for all salaried employees, unionized employees and retirees, as well as for all students and interns hired during the summer period;
  • Act as a resource person for all matters relating to the operation of employee payroll. Support all managers who must perform transactions in the payroll system for employees;
  • Perform all transactions related to the opening and closing of the employees’ compensation records;
  • Prepare government remittances including records of employment, T4 etc. and balance government and other discounts;
  • Participate in the process of the end of the fiscal year;
  • Prepares a variety of payroll related reports, including grievances claims, hours worked and paid, overtime and short and long term absenteeism, etc.

Qualifications and Experiences Required

  • College diploma in Administration, or Management of Human Resources, or Accounting;
  • Accreditation to the Canadian Payroll Association would be a considerable asset;
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ of experience in a similar position in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in a unionized environment; able to interpret collective agreements;
  • Knowledge in the field of pay and various provincial legislations;
  • Knowledge of Word software, intermediate level;
  • Knowledge of Excel software, advanced level;
  • Knowledge of Kronos and Navision software, advanced level;
  • Bilingualism both oral and written (French and English);
  • Analytical & detail-oriented;
  • Sense of teamwork & interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Sense of responsibility;
  • Autonomous;
  • Sense of organizational and ability to manage prioritize;
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines.


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