Payroll & Benefits Specialist

6 octobre 2021
Industries Recrutement, Services d'emploi
Catégories Comptabilité, Finance, Comptes payables
Montreal, QC • Télé-travail

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Artemis is currently looking for a Payroll & Benefits specialist for one of our clients located in Montreal. This position is a permanent position, 100% work from home, a lot of stability. Great Company! Looking for a great candidate!

Reporting to the Manager, Global Payroll & Benefits, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist manages operations and administrative functions related to payroll. The person will be responsible for processing payroll, and administering employees changes and benefits in order to ensure that all employee data is accurately recorded into payroll and other HR systems. They act as the main point of contact for inquiries related to payroll and benefits. The ideal candidate demonstrates strong organizational skills and is customer oriented.


  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all payroll entries including new hires, status changes, terminations, records of employment, etc.
  • Maintain the integrity and accuracy of the personnel database by processing new hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations in the payroll system (ADP) and other HR systems
  • Process benefits, such as group insurance, vacation, sick leave, parental leaves, etc.
  • Act as the main point of contact for payroll and benefit inquiries and respond to employee payroll inquiries through the internal HR ticketing system
  • Provide regular onboarding training sessions to new employees
  • Maintain employee benefits and voluntary retirement savings plan information with external service providers
  • Create and run custom audit reports to verify overtime hours, accrued vacation, etc.
  • Create, update, and maintain various payroll-related documents
  • Ensure compliance with current payroll related policies and processes to ensure data integrity and compliance
  • Develop and/or revamp payroll related policies and processes based on business needs
  • Support the HR and Finance teams in various reporting requests
  • Collaborate in ongoing projects and support in additional functions, as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Human Resources, or a related field
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation, an asset
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience with the full payroll cycle
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel / Google Sheet
  • Experience with ADP and Workforce Now, an asset
  • Solid knowledge of payroll employment standards in Quebec
  • Good English and French written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a natural ability to build relationships
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment working on multiple tasks simultaneously, while adhering to deadlines

Artemis offers high standards recruitment services specializing in accounting and finance for temporary and permanent positions.

Our headhunters are proactive, fast, efficient and professional.

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