Payroll Director
Intact Financial Corporation
Montréal, Québec, CA
18h ago

About the role

We are currently seeking the ideal candidate to replace the Director of our Payroll Department.

With the current director’s upcoming retirement and the implementation of a new ERP system (Workday), the candidate will be able to smoothly transition into their new role with the guidance and support of the current director.

LOCATION : Montreal (2020 boul. Robert-Bourassa)

What you'll do here :

  • Reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources Operations, you will be responsible for the compensation of more than 16,000 employees across Canada.
  • You will be surrounded by an extraordinary team that handles day-to-day operations and has a deep knowledge of the pay cycle.
  • Working closely with the Compensation teams, the HRdirect team, the HRMS team and the Finance Department, you will share your recommendations on implementing new remuneration policies, new legislation and any other decisions that affect employee compensation.
  • You are motivated to implement and regularly review effective and efficient business processes, while complying with Intact’s high audit standards.
  • You are passionate about technology and are perfectly at ease automating payroll processes that you fully trust.
  • As the ideal candidate, you have extensive experience in all aspects of payroll management. You demonstrate strong attributes in terms of your management style and have a proven track record in motivating teams and maintaining a high level of commitment and collaboration.
  • Do not hesitate to join us in our new hybrid work arrangement. You will have the chance to pursue your career with an employer of choice who will fulfill your passion for new challenges and recognize the talent required to be a payroll professional in 2022.


    What you bring to the table :

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the payroll field, including experience in personnel management.
  • An understanding of the Workday system would be a definite asset, but your knowledge and ability to easily navigate different ERP systems will be equally appreciated.
  • You demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of accounting.
  • You are a Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) from the National Payroll Institute.
  • You hold a university degree in a Finance-related field.
  • You are fluent in both English and French, spoken and written.
  • You have experience in North American payroll and global mobility.
  • You have project management experience.
  • Collaboration is one of your undeniable strengths.
  • Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

    We’re proud to support a flexible hybrid approach which gives everyone the best of both worlds. While there are no minimum or maximum time requirements, each team’s need for in-person connections will be different and there will be times you’ll join your colleagues at the office.

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