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Payroll Coordinator

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Regular-Full Time


Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


The Payroll Coordinator is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of Canada payroll for ~800 employees in a multi-province environment and LATAM payroll for ~100 employees. 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 special payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions.

• Assist in processing and guarantying disbursement of multi-province/ multi-country payroll, including garnishments, benefits, and taxes, consistent with federal and provincial wages and hour laws
• Process end to end payroll on a biweekly, semi-monthly and monthly basis including time-transfers and signoffs, 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.
• Collaborate with 3rd party payroll vendors to ensure timely and accurate processing of LATAM payrolls.

Tax, Audit & Compliance
• Assist with 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 testing on application updates or new product features


• Associate degree in Accounting or Business Administration
• 4+ years of Canada payroll experience with some 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 UKG Workforce Dimensions 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.
• Knowledge of data protection and privacy laws
• Strong teamwork and time management skills.
• Strong critical thinking, problem solving
• Strong focus on customer service.
• Strong sense of urgency and ensure confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Ability to build and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.
• Ability to ensure confidentiality of sensitive information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.



*Quebec candidates: While French is required for Quebec roles, use of the English language is also required due to the global nature of the business and the need to interact with UKG US headquarters and international sites.

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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