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Payroll Administrator - Blainville, QC

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Work type: Full time
Location: Canada
Experience Level: Experienced

About Orica

Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunnelling.

Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders. 

The Role - Payroll Administrator - Blainville, QC

The Payroll Administrator oversees the operational payroll administration and is responsible for monitoring all tasks necessary to accomplish payroll processing activities for the weekly payroll.  This person will interface with the payroll team in the U.S., supervisors, and employees, both virtually and in-person at the BBG site, providing high-quality customer service.


  • Directs computation of pay according to company policy
  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of payroll
  • Oversees and reviews the input of new hires, terminations, promotions, rate changes, garnishments, child support orders, tax withholding changes, relocation expenses, bonuses and miscellaneous other updates
  • Audits timesheet entries for exceptions and special circumstances
  • Audits payroll input files for accuracy for final review by Payroll Lead before submission to ADP
  • Ensures integrity of data in payroll system and employee files
  • Completes appropriate actions with garnishment situations
  • Directly reviews, audits and controls the flow of information to various areas as required
  • Establishes mechanisms to enhance and monitor customer service
  • Researches and completes ad hoc reporting, questions, and requests as needed
  • Compliance with Safety Charter and immediate reporting of any accidents, injuries or incidents
  • Regular participation in safety meetings

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2 – 5 years of payroll administration experience
  • PCP Certification is preferred
  • Grade 12 Diploma or Equivalent
  • Bilingual in English and French is required
  • Solid ADP experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, auditing concepts, and controls
  • Accuracy, time management, organization and communication skills
  • Ability to use judgment and initiative
  • Strong human relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with interruptions and meet required deadlines
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment/post offer background check, physical and drug screen


  • Typical office work setting
  • Moderate physical stress and occasional long hours
  • Occasional travel both domestic and international
  • Required activities include sitting, walking, reaching, bending, frequent use of hands and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds

What we offer

  • The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization
  • Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist
  • A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged
  • Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth
  • Competitive salary packages
  • Top Benefit packages are offered

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