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Payroll Technician

Downtown Montreal
Entertainment & Media | Payroll | #3899
Permanent | French
Differentiating elements
  • Employee Wellness
  • Flexibility & Quality of Life
  • Leisure Activities
  • Professional Development
  • Stable Environment
  • Teamwork

About the employer

Join a company recognized throughout the province for its involvement in the wonderful world of the performing arts. Its mission: to bring to life artistic and cultural activities from near and far.


Downtown location - Quality of life and leisure activities - Superb team chemistry - Room to share ideas - Modernized offices and good project turnover - Stable company open to innovation - Flexible work schedule - Hybrid mode offered - No overtime - 4 weeks' vacation - Opus card reimbursement - Free shows - Discounted parking - Work equipment provided - Benefits - RRSP - Competitive salary.

Your responsibilities in a few words!

Open employee files in the payroll management system – Produce payroll in the payroll system – Follow laws and policies related to the company’s collective agreements – Follow up on the approval of time sheets – Pay out various benefits – Prepare required documents upon termination of employment – Perform retroactivity calculations upon signing of new collective agreements – Perform various payroll deductions, process taxable benefits, ensure remittance to the various organizations concerned and produce the relevant remittance reports when required – Distribute year-end tax documents – Collaborate in the creation of earnings and deduction codes, Ensure that benefits and group insurance are reconciled on a monthly basis – Act as payroll reference for employees – Prepare administrative salary and benefits files for budget preparation – Prepare files as requested by employees. Prepare files at the request of the Human Resources department – Complete employee buy-back or retirement request forms – Correct files following transmission of the annual declaration to Retraite Québec – Work closely with management on all payroll-related files – Review automated system journal entries, Ensure that GL accounts are accurate, reconciled to payroll records – Reconcile salaries and fringe benefits to the general ledger – Perform other related payroll accounting tasks to assist the team in the month-end closing cycle – Respond to requests for information from various organizations (Group Insurance, Revenu Québec, Canada Revenue Agency, etc.) associated with employee benefits.) related to employee benefits

Your assets for this position!

DEC in accounting or equivalent

Minimum 1 year payroll experience

Experience in payroll accounting entries, and in analyzing or reconciling payroll data extracted in Excel format (an asset)

CPA membership (asset)

Familiarity with unionized environments (asset)

Master the Office Suite (Excel intermediate)

Knowledge of SOFE and Virtuo systems (an asset)

Good communication, collaboration, analysis and organization skills

Bilingualism: express yourself clearly in French (spoken and written)


An ideal opportunity for a collaborative, proactive, autonomous person who wants to evolve in a changing environment. Reporting to the Chief Accountant, an efficient, humane and diligent manager, you will have a strategic position and will be the point of reference for all payroll matters. Reporting to the Chief Accountant, an efficient, team-oriented and motivating manager, you will be responsible for processing payroll for all employees, as well as managing the various benefits according to job class. Would you like to combine your talent with that of an expert, dedicated team that contributes daily to the spread of culture? Apply here to send us your interest in this position!

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