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Technician - Payroll (HRD212)

September 3 2019
Industries Energy
Categories Accounting, Finance, Payroll, Payroll
Longueuil, QC

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Paymaster, the Technician – Payroll works closely with the HR team to coordinate all payroll activities for employees in Canada, the United States and France.

The main responsibilities are as follow:

  • Support the preparation of the entire pay cycle for all employees and ensure the accuracy of the information entered in the system;
  • Enter data pertaining to terminations, changes of department or corporate entity, changes to salary, contact information, etc., in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS);
  • Participate to the management of disability cases and other matters pertaining to group insurance and other group benefits programs;
  • Provide support for the transmission of remittals and information to various governmental agencies and external suppliers;
  • Prepare, track and update various data banks (vacation, sick days, etc.) in the HRIS and in Excel files;
  • Prepare year-end slips (T4, W2, others);
  • Contribute to the evolution of controls and governance in our payroll practices;
  • Prepare various reports related to payroll, compensation or timesheets;
  • Provide impeccable customer service: act as a point of contact for employees for all pay-related matters;
  • Participate to special projects for payroll or human resources.


  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Keen analytical skills, very strong attention to detail and data accuracy;
  • Able to work under pressure on several projects at the same time, under tight deadlines;
  • Show good judgement, discretion and tact;
  • Have a keen sense of responsibility and solid abilities for teamwork;
  • Show initiative and a proactive attitude to facilitate the creation of new process and continuous improvement;
  • Self-learner, curious, eager to learn;
  • Show dedication and take ownership of own work and responsibilities.

Professional Requirements

  • Training in Accounting or Human Resources, or any other discipline combined with relevant experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Proficiency in Excel and able to work with an accounting system and an automated payroll system;
  • Solid understanding of basic payroll notions, employment conditions in various provinces and year-end processes and special payments;
  • Certification as a payroll compliance specialist or in payroll management (PCP, CPM or other), an asset;
  • Proficiency in the ADP payroll systems, Workforce Now and RUN, an asset;
  • Knowledge of employment standards in the United States and in France, year-end processes and international assignments, an asset;
  • Fluently bilingual (French and English), written and spoken; Spanish an asset.

Company Profile

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is a global player with an extensive and growing portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, France, Chile and Iceland. The Corporation develops, acquires, owns and operates hydroelectric facilities, wind farms, solar parks and geothermal plants exclusively producing renewable energy.

Sustainable development producing positive social, environmental and economic results guides our actions. We are not only proud of the work we do, but also of the way we do it. Our many accomplishments and continued successes are made possible by our outstanding team of employees.

Innergex, a publicly traded corporation, has offices in Longueuil, Vancouver, Lyon and San Diego.

The chosen candidate will be based at the company's head office located in Longueuil, steps away from the Longueuil-Université de Sherbrooke metro station.

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