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Manager, Payroll

  • Location
  • BANGALORE, KA, India
  • Job Opened
  • April 25, 2023
  • Job Number
  • 230001GJ
  • Remote
  • Hybrid
  • Banner
  • The Bay
  • Team
  • Finance
  • Job Type
  • Full-Time

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Who We Are:

 As North America’s oldest startup and Canada’s purpose-driven digital marketplace, The Bay is on a high-growth mission to rewrite the rules of retail to help Canadians live a colourful life. If you believe in the power of our iconic brand and thrive on problem solving at scale, we want you to join our team.

At Hudson’s Bay, smart and high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are building a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to reach our potential. We strongly encourage applications from everyone to come and join a winning team that supports diverse thinking and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision every day.

The teams in the India office play an integral role in supporting Hudson’s Bay’s strategic plan. Bengaluru’s workforce has deep experience in a variety of areas, including finance and accounting, technology, as well as other shared services and will support Hudson’s Bay’s operations on an ongoing basis.    

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What This Position Is All About:

 The Canada Payroll Manager will lead the Canada payroll team at our Bengaluru office, managing end-to-end payrolls which includes payroll processing for different pay frequencies, yearend, Accounting and tax activities. The ideal candidate is experienced in leading and growing a Payroll Operations and is passionate about developing innovative payroll processes utilizing technology. This position will foster relationships with various internal stakeholders by establishing and maintaining exceptional business relationships and working collaboratively with other organizational teams. The ideal candidate is expected to run day to day payroll operations, driving process automations/improvements and adhering to the internal key controls for the payroll function.

Who You Are:

  • Graduate / Postgraduate in Finance & commerce or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 - 12 years of end-to-end payroll processing with at least 6+ years of management experience including companies with 1,000+ employees
  • Should have experience of managing leaders under you
  • US Payroll experience is a plus
  • Process Oriented: Strong understanding of payroll processes, internal & external audits and best practices
  • Excellent management and organizational skills. Project Management experience is a plus
  • A proactive, high energy attitude geared towards achieving continuous improvement
  • A self-starter, results driven, excellent people manger and team player

As the Canada Payroll Manager, you will:

  • Manage a team of 10+ members including couple of leaders
  • Manage payroll processing and compliance, work closely with internal stakeholders such as HR, Benefits, Pension and accounting teams on various payroll inputs related and monthly/quarterly close activities including such as, Pay adjustments, reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Ensure proper processes are in place for capturing all inputs accurately and review payroll output from payroll team, which includes but is not limited to performing payroll analysis such as total gross payroll to net payment, average paid per headcount and Payroll over payroll variance analysis, etc.
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement by identifying payroll vulnerabilities and opportunities for improvement and operating efficiencies on a monthly cadence
  • Cross functional partnerships: Drive meetings with cross-functional departments (HR, IT, Legal, Finance, etc.) to identify and implement payroll process improvements and best practices to drive excellence and eliminate and or avoid foreseeable errors.
  • Payroll policies and procedures: Develop and implement payroll processes, policies and procedures to ensure proper internal controls, efficiency and a great employee experience.
  • Stakeholder management: Ability to build strong and effective relations with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong Drive for Results- Responsiveness, Speed and ability to navigate a matrix organization. Ability to interpret data to understand workload capacity and team productivity.
  • Compliance: Review all payroll reporting and ensure accurate and timely filing with appropriate government authorities. Support external financial audit. Manage any payroll related audits, if any.
  • Special Projects: Provide ad-hoc support and services as needed.
  • Exercises limited management authority; sets employee performance objectives, conducts performance reviews and recommends pay actions;
  • Defines team operating standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own discipline.

Must haves:

  1. Canada or US payroll experience
  2. 6+ years of experience in team management
  3. Strong people & stakeholder management
  4. Should have experience in managing leaders

Good to haves:

  1. Project management experience
  2. Exposure to payroll accounting
  3. Other payroll experience



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