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Canada Payroll Coordinator II- Bilingual French Canadian

General Information

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Regular-Full Time


Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Description & Qualifications


Payroll Coordinator II is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of Canada payroll for ~600 employees in a multi-company, multi-province environment with a strong focus on customer service. This position requires effectively managing priorities with great attention to detail while performing a wide variety of routine record-keeping and payroll processing activities, including computing wages and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, and processing manual pay requests.
Job Responsibilities
• Assist in processing and guarantying disbursement of multi-company and multi-province Canada payroll, including garnishments, benefits, and taxes, consistent with federal and provincial wage and hour laws
• Process end to end Canada payroll on a biweekly and semi-monthly basis including time-transfers and signoffs, batch verifications, gross-to-net checks, check printing, reconciliations, bank interfaces, tax interfaces and benefit & compensation integrations
• Ensure that the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions, and terminations is accurate and timely
• Reconcile non-routine employee pay including commissions, bonus, length of service awards
• Reconcile Processing of Severance, Maternity and Parental leave payments
• Respond to employee inquires on all Payroll topics.

Tax, Audit & Compliance
• Submit tax files to vendors and kick-off funding requests
• Assist with audits as it pertains to employee records, workers’ compensation, tax filings, RRSP, and related documentation
• Assist with various audit compliance reporting and testing
• Associate degree in Accounting or Business Administration


• 4+ years of Canada payroll experience with some USA or international experience
• Payroll Compliance Practitioner, PCP Certification
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in French/English, both orally and in writing.
• Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Experience with payroll application such as ADP, Kronos Workforce Central or UKG Pro
• Well-organized, extreme attention to detail and a self-directed individual
• Advanced knowledge of current rules, regulations, laws, principles, and practices related to Canada payroll processing.
• Strong focus on customer service.
• Ability to ensure confidentiality of sensitive information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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