Manager, Payroll

Job Summary:

The Manager, Payroll oversees payroll administration and is responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization’s payroll processing objectives.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Processes salary payroll for all divisions.
  • Oversees and directs the daily activities of the payroll department functions.
  • Provides management reporting on key statistics generated from the payroll data.
  • Ensures compliance to all appropriate legislation and collective agreements (EHT, CPP, EI, Income Tax, pension and benefit contributions, union dues, etc.).
  • Completes interjurisdictional payroll (Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, US).
  • Ensures business systems are configured properly for payroll.
  • Provides strategic input into future needs of payroll systems.
  • Prepares year end government reporting as it relates to payroll.
  • Responds to employee enquiries regarding payroll.
  • Performs payroll accounting.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable provincial and federal wage and hour laws.


Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certificate or equivalent preferred.
  • 7 or more years of experience in a unionized environment with a number of those years
    in a senior or management level position.
  • Experience with ERP required; experience with Lawson is preferred.
  • Experience with ADP is an asset.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work within a team environment across all functional areas.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent organization, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy on all business matters.
  • Effective meeting management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to balance multiple tasks.
  • Capable of identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to lead and motivate groups and individuals.


Algoma Central Corporation encourages applications from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Equity Act. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship from Algoma.

63 Church Street, Suite 600
St. Catharines, Ontario,

+1 (905) 687-7888