Payroll Administrator, Professional P4

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 2:46 PM)
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Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

Project/Program Overview

The Senior Payroll Administrator will be responsible for the full cycle labour processing, maintenance and administration of the Company’s payroll for approximately 1,100 employees.  The Senior Payroll Administrator will provide direction and mentoring to payroll staff.



•Responsible for producing the bi-weekly payroll (Oracle Financials and Oracle Time & Labour) and performing activities which include:

  • data entry;
  • journal entries;
  • overification of input;
  • labour edit and weekly, bi-weekly processing;
  • run internal interfaces;
  • interface with payroll outsourcing company to resolve any processing issues;
  • ad-hoc reporting as required;
  • other related duties as required including other finance support.

•Oracle Time & Labour administration.
•Process new hires and terminations (pay, bank info, tax credits, vacation pay severance pay, records of employment) and changes/updates.
•Record of Employment submissions.
•Employee record adjustments/corrections/incentives/bonus.
•Process and edit weekly labour distribution.
•Prepare journal vouchers (payroll/labour/accruals – system and manual).
•Reconciliation of payroll related general ledger accounts.
•Payments to internal and external organizations (WSIB, family support).
•Provincial workers compensation payments, returns, etc.
•Maintain payroll/records/storage for auditing purposes.
•Federal returns (Statistics Canada, Human Resources Canada).
•Schedule and process T4/T4A’s.
•Liaison for external outsourced payroll Company (schedules, program changes, special processes).
•Liaison for labour system (program changes, special processes, interface changes).
•Labour system interface and output (create schedules, tables, control cards, distribution processes, authorize and process special reports).
•Administer internal COLA programs.
•Conducts database queries and reports for customers.
•Stays current to related and applicable legislation (Income Tax Act, Employment Standards Act)


8 years’ experience in payroll (within an Oracle environment would be an asset).
Must have Intermediate/Advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel.
Experience using Adobe Acrobat.
Experience with accounting for payroll transactions.
Strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to details.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, consistently meet deadlines, and work independently.
Excellent written & verbal communication, decision making and customer service skills.
Payroll certification and membership in the Canadian Payroll Association is required.



A University degree in business administration or related field or equivalent.



Schedule includes some Saturdays.

Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.


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