Senior Payroll Specialist

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 08-08-2018
Our client, a leading global organization within the Pharmaceutical industry, has partnered with The Talent Company to help recruit for a Senior Payroll Specialist for their office in Mississauga. This is a 1-year contract with a possibility to go permanent afterward. This person must have experience working with Dayforce and complete the necessary day-to-day payroll tasks. They will work in a small team reporting into the Payroll Supervisor. They offer a highly flexible environment with a progressive team. 
  • Support bi-weekly end to end National payroll production (incl. Quebec), including audits and validations
  • Ensure privacy, accuracy, and quality of data being transferred from HRIS to payroll Vendor
  • Ongoing documentation of data processes, including but not limited to Payroll related SOPs/BOPs
  • Participate in all phases of new/updates to Payroll technology, acting as a technical expert
  • Assist with development of process documents as it relates to payroll technology
  • Manage rules/requirement in time management system (Kronos/Dayforce)
  • Identify, recommend, and implement process changes to reduce transactional activities
  • Extract and Analyze data to ensure accuracy of information
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned
  • Work with Finance teams to support internal budgeting, forecast cycles
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, annual, reporting requirements (Internal and external)
  • Acting as a strategic partner with Internal and external stakeholders to provide knowledge and problem solve
  • Assist in Year End process (T4/Releve) balancing and production
  • Complete Monthly and Annual Payroll account reconciliations and bill backs
  • Work with Sr. HR. Coordinator and Sr. Total Rewards Specialist to identify and resolve data extract/integration issues
  • Self-Starter, able to work through ambiguity with minimal supervision
  • Strong multi-tasking, organization skills
  • Analytical with keen attention to detail 
  • 5+ Progressive payroll experience
  • System implementation/integration experience
  • Solid knowledge and experience with payroll HCM technologies (Dayforce, Workday, Kronos, HPL)
  • Project management, Accounting
  • Proficient in MS office – Advanced Excel/Word/Visio
  • Proficient in SharePoint
  • Solid understanding of legislation as it relates to payroll (nationally)
  • Excellent Documentation and publishing skills (Process/system documentation, end-use support)
  • High commitment to data integrity, quality and operational excellence
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and relationship management skills
  • Must have experience with Dayforce
If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY below or contact Melissa Palleschi at We are always grateful for referrals.
About The Talent Company
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