The Plasman Group
  • 27-Jun-2018 to 31-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • Corporate - Human Resources
  • Windsor, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Payroll Specialist


Don't get stuck in neutral, rev up your career with Plasman Group. Do you have what it takes to impact major global auto manufacturers? For the Plasman Group and our 3600+ team members, it's all in a day's work. We operate 20 highly automated manufacturing sites and dedicated engineering and sales locations globally.

When you join Plasman Group, you'll be joining some of the industry's best and brightest. Every day, our team pushes the envelope, developing new techniques and perfecting existing ones. We know it's our employees who drive the company's success and we value their input and personal growth. Our customers rely on us to deliver, and that's a challenge we rise to every day. The evidence is present on our streets, parked in garages and driving through neighborhoods across the globe.

Are you ready to steer your next career move? When you join the Plasman Group team, your personal touch extends around the globe, into everything we do.


The Role

Plasman Group has an exciting opportunity for a payroll professional interested in taking on a new challenge. We are seeking an experienced and service-oriented candidate to take on the position of Payroll Specialist, delivering centralized payroll services to our Canadian facilities. This role is a member of our Canadian HR team, reporting to the HR Regional Lead for Canada. The candidate will work closely with our HR and Finance teams.

This a unique opportunity to work as a member of a project team to centralize our six site payrolls and establish the process for centralized administration. Upon completion of the initial centralization project, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for ongoing administration and maintenance of the centralized payroll, with a focus on continuous improvement. The Payroll Specialist will bring a strong customer service orientation, as the subject matter expert and point of contact for payroll questions from team members and external parties.

If you are excited about the opportunity to use your experience to impact the development of new processes, this may be the role for you.  


Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Process complex payroll functions with minimum supervision
  • Play an integral role in centralizing the payroll for multiple facilities while applying project methodology and best practices.
  • Update and reconcile monthly bank statements from ADP
  • Responsible for maintaining legislative compliance, as well as keeping abreast of upcoming changes and ensuring proactive planning, assessment of stakeholder impacts, and implementation and communication
  • Respond to general employee and external customer inquiries related to relevant payroll programs, processes or provisions as applicable
  • Assist with out of cycle, quarterly and year-end variable compensation/salary/bonus payments
  • Act as a liaison between payroll department, HR and outside 3rd party vendors
  • Inspect/audit payroll output such as registers and standard reports for accuracy, determining and correcting out of the balance conditions and ensuring all controls are in place
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in processing multi-site payroll and provincial Labour Laws


 Education & Experience Requirements 

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma with an emphasis in Payroll/Accounting, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive Payroll/Accounting experience for large organizations preferably using ADP
  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) or Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation preferred


Other Requirements

  • Working knowledge of shadow processing for US/Canada
  • Strong working knowledge of ESA, CPP, and CRA regulations
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in Excel
  • Working knowledge of ADP payroll, benefits, time and attendance, and reporting. Experience with ADP Workforce Now platform considered an asset
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Proven sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to independently problem-solve with success


Please note: Only candidates that meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.


If you need an accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, or have questions, please contact HR.

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