Regional Municipality of Peel

Supervisor, Payroll

1 week ago(1/11/2018 9:00 AM)
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Contract Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Human Resources
Career Level
Post End Date
1/26/2018 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


Job Description

Supervisor, Payroll

Corporate Services - Human Resources


The role.....    


Reporting to the Manager, Total Rewards, the Payroll Supervisor is responsible for the delivery of payroll services to the Region of Peel and Peel Regional.  The Supervisor will lead a team of 6-10 payroll experts and provide direction, guidance and mentoring to team members. The Supervisor will establish and maintain relationships with internal and external clients, develop and implement solutions/recommendations for process improvements and enhancements.


  • Supervise and oversee the delivery of all payroll processes for The Region of Peel, Peel living, and Peel Regional Police (PRP)
  • Ensure compliance with 14 collective agreements, non-union policy as well as complying with legislative requirements.
  • Administer service agreements with Peel Regional Police
  • Ensure all special payments listed in the non-bargaining policy and bargaining collective agreements are paid according to agreements.
  • Monitor budgets and provide advice and input.
  • Provide high-level database functional and technical support for payroll. 
  • Supervise the payroll team in the day-to-day activities as well as providing guidance and direction in escalated issues.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to payroll team to develop and enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Functional expert for PeopleSoft HRMS modules that affect Payroll, this may include providing expert advice, direction or recommendations that will assist in the development and testing of these modules.
  • Proactively develop solutions and recommendations for new or improved processes for Payroll. This development may include providing complex analysis, functional specs, testing, process documentation and post go-live support.
  • Lead team in Business Continuity needs.
  • Develop and support payroll business practices by constantly seeking efficiencies to improve the quality of the service provided by the area.
  • Primary resource for payroll reporting which provides systematic measurement to support payroll, internal clients and external agencies.


  • Minimum of (5) five years of experience in payroll field
  • Minimum of (3) three years of experience leading/supervising payroll team
  • A University Degree in Information Systems or Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • CPA certified Payroll Manager designation an asset
  • Expert knowledge of PeopleSoft HRMS Payroll related modules and data management practices to enable ability to design, develop, lead and implement HRMS projects.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, e.g. Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Act, etc.
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Office, with some Visio and Power point skills, as well as advanced skills in Excel.
  • Understand change management methodologies such as Prosci/ADKAR
  • Demonstrated analytical skills along with well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills to lead a team of payroll experts

Contract Duration: up to 18 months          

Location: 10 Peel Centre Dr. Brampton, ON 

Hours of work: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday


If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online by end of day January 26, 2018..

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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