Payroll Supervisor

Job #3935 – Fabulous opportunity to join an extremely well-respected and stable organization in the East end of Ottawa! As the Payroll Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of payroll while taking a hands-on approach. Reporting to the Payroll Manager, you will help supervise a small team with day-to-day payroll processing while ensuring compliance with all legislative and non-legislative reporting. The ideal candidate is an experienced supervisor with strengths in analyzing and problem solving that is able to communicate effectively. Main Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the payroll team in processing a biweekly payroll for multiple entities while ensuring accuracy and processing timelines are met
  • Adhere to company policies and union collective agreements in payroll processing
  • Work with both the Payroll and HR teams to clarify and correct any errors noted during the computing of the biweekly pays
  • Reconcile GL accounts on a monthly basis including, income tax, CPP, EI, WSIB and EHT
  • Manage a small team while providing training and guidance on a daily basis
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with reconciliation and processing of T4s & T4As
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with special projects and other responsibilities as required

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ottawa’s most reputable and sought-after employers. Job satisfaction and a wonderful work-life balance are two things guaranteed! Apply now!


The main qualifications for this role include:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting or payroll
  • Completed PCP or CPM designation is required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience running end-to-end payroll with complex payroll requirements
  • Strong understanding of payroll legislation and employment standards
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle matters in a diplomatic and confidential manner

Definite Assets:

  • Fluently Bilingual, both oral and written
  • Familiar with Smartstream and/or Workday Financial

Compensation, Perks & Opportunities:

  • $70,000 – $85,000 annual salary
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Fantastic benefits package
  • Great work-life balance
  • The list goes on!

Location: Ottawa (East)

Internal Job ID#: 3935

Recruiter Name: Matt Stevenson

How to Apply:

  1. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote Job #3935.
  2. With a resume, click the grey “Apply Now” button.
  3. Without a resume or have a question – Email us!

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