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Cummins Inc. Canada Payroll Leader in Pointe, Canada

Canada Payroll Leader


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the “Best Every Time, Every Day” with the goal of earning customers for life!

If you are driven and motivated to become part of a dynamic team, we have an opening for a Canada Payroll Leader in Pointe-Claire, QC. Reporting to the North America Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for leading the payroll processing activities for specific payroll groups including the preparation, processing and balancing of payroll.

Additional responsibilities are described below:

  • Ensures the completeness of information from data interfaces and manual data sources.

  • Supports the payroll processing activities utilizing internal or external payroll technologies.

  • Administers and reviews allowances and withholdings, taxes and other income and deductions.

  • Ensures that payroll is prepared according to internal processes and payments are calculated and paid accurately and timely.

  • Reviews the issuance of checks, preparation of off-cycle or replacement checks, and maintenance of payroll system information.

  • Reviews the information prepared for general ledger entries and other accounting and financial reporting activities associated with payroll.

  • Leads the review and preparation of data necessary for the filing of payroll-related tax returns and miscellaneous withholding forms, ensures generation of year-end reports.

  • Serves as an internal and external resource on payroll related inquiries.

  • Leads continuous improvement projects and initiatives; supports the development and maintenance of payroll process documentation.

  • Ensures compliance with internal controls on payroll systems and compliance with tax and other payroll related legislation.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced payroll administrators.

  • Provide supervision to payroll teams including assigning work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.


Education, Licenses, Certification requirements:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Business, HR or Payroll will be considered an asset.

  • PCP or CPM designation will be considered an asset


  • Must be legally eligible to work for any employer in Canada without sponsorship.

  • Proven 3-5 years of supervisory experience/leading or coaching a team.

  • Previous 8-10 years of experience in payroll preferably in a large complex environment.

  • Strong experience of Canadian payroll/legislation, particularly with Quebec.

  • Must be able to speak both French and English.

  • Experience of SAP/ADP Global view is beneficial.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Our Pre-Employment Background Screening process consists of a Criminal Background Check as well as Education and Work Experience Verification.

Specific Tickets / Licenses are checked as required, and Drivers Abstracts are required for any position where driving is part of the job.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

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Primary Location Canada-Quebec-Montréal-Canada, QC, Pointe-Claire, Cummins Eastern Canada

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 12, 2019, 11:46:23 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 19000200