Manager, Payroll

Etobicoke, Ontario
To be determined
May 9, 2019
May 23, 2019
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred


Reporting to the Director, HR Support Services, the Payroll Manager is responsible for leading the administration of daily College payroll operations, schedules, authorizations as well as the management, report development, audit and communication of payroll financial information. Humber is implementing a new end to end HR solution, HCM Oracle Cloud Fusion in June 2019, including the HCM payroll module. Including the implementation of this solution, the role accountabilities for this position have been summarized into three categories:

Payroll Operations

  • Provide direction, problem resolution and troubleshooting of daily payroll operations; design payroll calendars to identify Payroll submission to concur with payroll operating schedules; hire, manage performance, develop and engage team of Payroll Coordinators; develop and communicate a pay policy with service standards and lead the team on its execution; analyze and ensure clarity and completeness of all Payroll documentation; continuously find efficiencies and improvements in workflow and maximize HRMS functionality.

Payroll Administration

  • Balance payroll cycle prior to transmission; verify accuracy of pay slips and receipt of direct deposits; generate bi-weekly payroll reports for Payroll and Financial Services departments; maintain "exception records report" for Financial Services to reconcile payroll clearing account; review payroll data regularly for discrepancies, variances, anomalies, deficiencies and identify payment exceptions to verify payments comply with relevant policies and regulations; analyze irregularities between the employee’s pay and tax files; review, analyze and correct T4/T4A preliminary reports before final distribution.

Account Reconciliation, Reporting and Scheduling

  • Analyze CPP, EI, Income tax, College deductions and pension contributions in order to reconcile government reports (EHT, EI, and CPP), college deductions and financial accounts; liaise with RSP agency regarding payment reconciliation and develop reports as required, maintain operating procedures manual and CAAT data quality and annual reconciliation process; collaborate with compensation team on annual DCT reconciliation process and salary disclosure; ensure regular bi-weekly, monthly and annual audit processes are completed accurately and timely.


The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a three year diploma or degree, along with a minimum of five years of combined experience as a payroll supervisor or manager. The incumbent will also possess the Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation or a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and be a member in good standing with the Canadian Payroll Association. Second or Third level CGA/CMA is considered an asset. Strong subject matter expertise in the HCM Oracle Cloud Fusion solution is preferred to assist with both the rollout of the new solution as well as the day to day troubleshooting on HCM. Additional skills required include strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, experience with Oracle HCM cloud or a similar solution, and a demonstrated understanding of accounting principles and government regulations (including collective agreements and applicable legislation). Moreover, a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity software including Outlook, Word, and advanced Excel skills are required.

CLOSE DATE: May 23, 2019

*We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Recruitment Coordinators will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate format on request.

All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at:

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