Payroll Specialist

North York - Ontario - Canada - Life Sciences & Health Care - Pharmaceutical - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

A biopharmaceutical company with a global presence employing over 100,000 located in 100 countries, our client invests in research and development (5.90M Euros in 2018) and currently running 77 clinical development projects in Canada. Some of the healthcare solutions that they offer include health & well-being, oncology, diabetes, immunology, and vaccines. Due to their dedication to research and development, in line with their mission statement, there are a lot of opportunities for personal and professional growth within the organization.

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Diana Grodowski, Account manager

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About this role


  • Complete the full payroll process, including:
  • Data entry relating to payroll, Complete the SAP process at Desjardins
  • Prepare the files in Desjardins
  • Process payment transfers in Desjardins
  • Receive the payment, check it and file it the day following the transfer
  • Fulfill the fund transfer request for Desjardins 48 hours before the payroll payment date
  • Find the payroll files on the portal in order to update the database on our server.
  • Document all modifications/corrections made to payroll.
  • All other tasks inherent to payment processing, as follows:
  • Produce monthly account analyses
  • Analyses of interface problems and taking the necessary measures to correct them
  • Active participation in expatriate files
  • Produce end-of-period write-ups within the required timeframes, ensuring that the data are precise before approval.
  • Publication within the iBee system for the remunerations department.
  • Process payment requests for at source deductions, other than governmental deductions (support payment, seizure, etc.).
  • Take the necessary actions to quickly resolve problems arising within the Desjardins payroll department Analyze and adjust the governmental account statements Create a mock-up of the production of annual statements for Q4 and statement 1 for the third quarter
  • Annual final production following adjustments for Q4, Q4A statements and statement 1.
  • Offer excellent customer service.
  • Keep the necessary procedures up to date for the proper functioning of the payroll department.
  • Write communications from the payroll department.
  • Keep their knowledge up to date
  • Help to create and maintain strong team spirit and mutual support within the department and Human Resources
  • Ensure the completion of the taxable benefits file throughout the year, as well as any other specific elements (support payment etc.)
  • Process and receive the mail

About you


  • Minimum 5 years of Canadian payroll experience
  • Bilingual French/English
  • Proficient in computing (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS systems) - pivot tables, spreadsheets, used to using it for payroll reports
  • Desjardin or ADP Globalview knowledge is an asset.
  • Communicates succinctly
  • SAP finance Systems

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB217256
  • Location: North York
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 36.25
  • Branche: Pharmaceutical
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Diana Grodowski

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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