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Payroll Delivery Manager, Payroll Shared Services Center

Aurora, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Permanent job

  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.

About the Role

The Payroll Delivery Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of payroll processing, audit and delivery. This role involves managing the delivery team including supervisors/team leads and payroll specialists, ensuring accurate and timely payroll execution while adhering to company policies, regulations, and compliance requirements.

Your Responsibilities

• Oversee the delivery of payroll services for a large corporation (100+ divisions with more than 45k employees) for weekly, biweekly, semi-monthly payrolls across USA and Canada.
o Lead the payroll team in processing payroll and benefit transactions accurately and timely manner complying with Service Level Agreements with business units.
o Review and approve payroll transactions as required, including salaries, wages, bonuses, and deductions.
o Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their payroll needs and provide responsive in timely manner.
o Manage team of payroll delivery supervisors/team leads and specialists.
• Compliance
o Maintain awareness of legislation, regulations, and standards related to payroll and benefits in order to ensure compliance within area of responsibility
o Establish best practices and maintain awareness of emerging issues related to payroll and benefits
o Ensure compliance related changes are disseminated to the payroll teams, documented and implemented as required.
o Oversee the payroll audit and reconciliation processes to ensure accuracy and compliance requirements are fulfilled
• System Expertise
o Provide training and guidance on payroll system processes & best practices
o Facilitate discovery sessions with Divisional Stakeholders to gather requirements for ongoing system and process enhancements.
o Collaborate with Application Management Support team to optimize support processes
• Audits and Reviews
o Develop and establish payroll audit procedures and reviews to ensure compliance and accuracy,
o Investigate payroll incidents, perform root cause analysis and implement process improvements
• Training & Process Improvement
o Collaborate with leadership to develop processing accuracy targets and measures for delivery team
o Continuously lead the analysis, measurement, review of payroll processes
o Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of processes and practices to ensure quality and consistency and delivery against defined targets
o Identify opportunities to streamline and optimize payroll processes within a shared services framework, audit current practices and develop SOPs/Job Aids
• Team Development
o Lead, mentor, and develop the payroll team to ensure high performance and continuous improvements.
o Conduct performance evaluations, provide feedback, and support professional development
o Develop and establish Resource planning, onboarding plans for SSC

Who we are looking for
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to meet deadlines with proven ability to manage competing priorities
  • Maintain sensitive and highly confidential information
  • Detail oriented with a superior track record of achieving high quality results
  • Advanced Excel skills for reporting, metrics, and data validation
  • Experience in leading a team through transition and efficiency processes
Your preferred qualifications
  • At least 5-7 years of experience in managing payroll function for large enterprise (100+ Divisions with more than 45k employees) through a shared service delivery model
  • At least 5-7 years of experience in processing payroll and benefits using Ceridian Dayforce solution for US and CAN
  • Previous experience with leading a large payroll team in a remote environment.
  • Must be experienced in processing payroll for unionized business units
  • Expatriate/commuter payroll exposure is must
  • Strong understanding of US and CAN Tax and Garnishments
  • Experienced in GL/Accounting reconciliation, Reporting and Analytics an asset
  • Active CPM/CPP an asset

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits
Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


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