Payroll Team Lead

January 16 2022
Categories Accounting, Finance, HR, Training, Compensation -Benefits, Payroll, Financial Accounting, HRIS, ATS
Montreal, QC

Payroll Team Leader

  • Great opportunity to work for a pioneering organization at the forefront of mining.
  • Join a collaborative, dynamic team that always surrounds itself with the best technologies to seek efficiency.
  • Role based in Montreal, Canada

About the rôle

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

Reporting into the Payroll Manager – Atlantic, you will be responsible to support and deliver on the following :

  • Accountable for the delivery of CAD and US payroll related services ( Master data alignment as well) are efficient and effectively delivered for certain PGs in Rio Tinto
  • Accountable of our compliance obligation, its completeness and periodic maintenance.  Liaise with our compliance team, and ensure our internal controls are performed and remain compliant to regulatory needs and per SOX.
  • You are the reference for payroll rules/regulations/applicability
  • Manage a TEAM and ensure continued engagement at all level of your team, to continuously deliver to our most important asset: our workforce.
  • Responsible of any second level escalations
  • Accountable to deliver on internal and external statutory audit requirements
  • Accountable to ensure our outsource payroll provider performs per our SLA/KPIs and responsible to assure efficient and effective delivery of payroll on time and accurate.
  • Be the single point of contact within our HR teams and Benefits teams to solve complexe problèmes and manage the scope's expectations.
  • You will work in a large, specialized HR and Finance group, that works globally and regionally.  You will be accountable to understand all upstream and downstream processes related to payroll and support our stakeholders.
  • You are a proven leader that support his team to ensure deliver the payroll and master data activites for specific scopes.
  • You will be responsible of Year End activities and work with the payroll advisers/officers to ensure compliance and completeness on time.
  • Accountable to communicate and test all IT changes and work with IT Teams to ensure our systems are compliant and remain up to date
  • Accountable to ensure our Desktop procedure are accurate and review is performed periodically
  • Participate in Continuous improvement initiative in the Shared service payroll area.

What you will bring

It will also be beneficial to have the following:

  • Bachelor in HR, in business or accounting/finance; College degree with lots of experience
  • Have 10-15 years' experience in leading payroll delivery
  • CPA – designation (CPM)
  • Good knowledge of the payroll laws and rules in CAD and in USA
  • Bilingual necessary
  • Has managed payroll including unionized employees
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and leadership skills
  • Good understand of labor agreements and its application in systems
  • Have worked with SAP Payroll
  • Has performed and owned Payroll Year End activities
  • Has worked with and understand SOP/DTP desktop procedure
  • Has worked in a Shared service environment for a large company
  • Worked in a project environment or has knowledge of it
  • Have worked in an outsourcing work environment
  • Manages simple and complex problem and has a positive mindset

What we offer

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking, and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world's first to be certified "responsible" – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

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