Payroll Manager

 Montreal, Canada       Permanent contract        Human Resources


Are you looking for a company with a strong cultural mix, that is a pillar in building the economy and offers international opportunities to its employees around the globe ?

If you're into the following challenges: digital, energy transition, diversity/inclusion and you would like to get involved in building the future, you’ve come to the right place. We are looking for team players, invested people who are able to bring ideas and express their opinions.

As the Payroll Manager, your day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Payroll :

  • Performs all activities necessary to process a biweekly payroll
  • Administers all aspects of payroll utilizing the automated ADP payroll system
  • Reviews exceptional time sheets and overtime and works with employees to resolve issues
  • Maintains payroll records, reconciliations and validations on different payroll functions
  • Assists in the review of Revenue Quebec Documents and requests
  • Assists in the processing of garnishments, vacation pay, and other special payments Interfaces with ADP regarding payroll system related questions and issues as needed
  • Record payroll entries for the expatriates and other types of staff for payroll purposes

Taxation & Other duties

  • Accounting and reporting payments for the Firm's tax equalization program
  • Liaise with Global Mobility Services and external vendors in providing information and analyses for expatriate employees
  • Ensure sound operational controls are maintained and followed in compliance with existing governance.
  • Coordinate and calculate withholding tax rates to be applied to equity-based compensation
  • Supports audits
  • Special projects as required      

Profile Required

  • 5+ years of payroll processing experience, financial services preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration) or equivalent professional experience
  •  Experience processing payroll via ADP and knowledge of Workforce Now
  • Experience with time reporting via Peoplesoft
  • Must be familiar with federal and provincial (Quebec, Ontario, Alberta) taxation
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong communication skills in French and English
  •  Ability to be trusted with company and employee confidential information
  • Attentive to detail, be highly organized and adopt a continuous improvement mindset
  •  Member of the Canadian Payroll Association (An Asset)

Why Join Us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Citizen engagement

You're not convinced yet? Meet our employees.

Are you interested in knowing more? Click here to find out.

Business Insight

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas:  

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 3 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale at the top rank of the banks that have best evolved in the digital world!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.
Get on board and get involved! We are here to support you !

Did you know? Societe Generale remains open as an essential service during Covid-19! We have adopted a gradual process of reopening our offices, placing flexibility and health of our employees at the top of our priorities.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000KWX
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 26/10/2020
Date of publication: 03/10/2020
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Payroll Manager

Permanent contract   |   Montreal   |   Human Resources