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Manager Office Staff

Toronto, ON, Canada
May 17, 2020

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**** ******** *** **** ***** 1505 Toronto, ON M1J 3N6

Telephone: 416-***-**** e-mail:

Payroll Director /HR MANAGER

A technically savvy, proficient, adept HR Payroll expert with over 15 years’ experience that combines Union payroll for 2500+ employee in Canadian and US, hourly, Salary, Commissions

Payroll Processing: Full cycle based on union collective agreements, import, direct deposits,

Programming and upgrades: Payroll HRIS system creation, upgrades to system for yearend calculation

Manager for three reports



Manager of 5 direct reports, local and off site in Canada and the US. Implemented conversion from In house payroll system to Ceridian dayforce, coordinated facial recognition software to Ceridian Dayforce time and attendance. Created benefits codes, deductions schedule and direct feed to benefits provider (Manulife) from Ceridian payroll system. Created special reports for JE and month end report for accounting. Implementation of new time away from work system with manager approval, in conjunction with the time and attendance system.

Payroll Processing:

Managed and processed all aspects of the full cycle payroll for many division across Canada, and the US

System used ADP Work Force, AS400, Ceridian, SAP, JD Edward FOS, TimeStar, and Kronos Time & Attendance. All Government Remittances, WSIB, EHT. Year End Balancing, T-4 Preparation and distribution.

Payroll System Programming and Implementation:

I was responsible for all company payroll and benefits system set up and maintenance based on 300

Collective agreements. Programmed monthly union remittances reports using Business objects, and

Crystal Reports. Programmed payroll system for Time & Attendance either based on company policies

or collective agreements. Created payroll system processes and programmed inter-face for uploads into payroll systems either in-house or outsource payrolls: ADP Pay@work, Workforce, Ceridian Dayforce, JD Edwards and UltiPro.

Human Resources:

Created Hiring Procedures, Job Posting, interviewed candidates, provided on board orientation, and training of new hirers. Benefits enrollments, and maintenance, RRSP and Pension Plan enrollments, Training and development function including the employee return to work policies reassignment of duties, WSIB claims, Employee awards certificates, Disciplinary procedures. Job evaluation and performance reviews, for bounce and salary increases.

Special Skills:

Complete understanding of all aspects of the payroll processes and most payroll systems, capable of

Programming systems in conjunction with complex requirements and special situation. My many years of experience associated with different industries have provided me with the knowledge base and flexibility to apply when needed.


Payroll Manager

Give and Go Prepared Foods Dec 2017 –

Manager of a team of four payroll administrator, running 5 payrolls for 10 location in the GTA, consisting of Hourly, Weekly, Bi-weekly, US Sales and commission payrolls. Implementing payroll system conversion into Dayforce. Programmed salary employee overtime calculation rules. Created custom detailed payroll reports and analysis for accounting. Created and implemented payroll processing controls and procedures. Created and set up training material on time away from work process, approvals, and procedures for the time and attendance system.

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Corporate Payroll Manager 2014 to Dec 2017

I managed all day to day operation of the Payroll department of three payroll administrators for 15 large Hotel throughout Canada. Year End Processing of T-4’s and tax guidelines system set-up. Worked with each hotel on their health and safety committees to ensure a safe and product work environment, Negotiated union Collective agreement for each hotel. Hands on with all daily operation of staffing issues, new hire, job posting, resume review, interviews, Back ground checks, orientation, training assessments, reevaluation for back to work policies about WSIB claims.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament January 2012 to 2014


Created and implemented the hiring process from advertisement creation, interviews, background checks, Physical Abilities testing and company orientation, and training. All company benefits, RRSP, Pension enrollments, payments. Injuries reports to WSIB or private insurance company claims. Return to work policies, light duties reassignments. I prepared the terminations packages or reassignments of employee’s duties as to company needs. Processed a bi-weekly payroll for over 300 employees using

TimeStar time and Attendance and UltiPro payroll systems. Health and Safety program leader of 4 employees. Yearend processing, T-4’s, government remittances, payroll reports for US head office.


Payroll Informatics Specialist/Payroll Manager

Processed all daily time sheet entries, weekly, monthly, yearly functions of the payroll process, from System Programming, Union Interaction, monthly remittance, grievances, reporting, T-4’s, Government remittances, WSIB, WCB claims and monthly remittance. Supervised Payroll Admin USA multi-State Semi-monthly Salary payrolls. Was certified in Excel, Window have advanced knowledge using pivot table, large spread sheet and multi- level calculation and report capabilities.


COGNI-CASE 1996-2006

Payroll Implementation Support

Payroll implementation of Time & Attendance, and payroll processing systems. Provided support and processed payrolls as per customer’s requests. Prepared T-4’s, payroll registers, year- end calculations. Set up complicated system calculation based on collective agreements, or employee standards for Statutory pay, overtime, call-in hours, and vacation pay.


Human Resources Management Certificate

CPM, Canadian Payroll Association, CGA 3rd level

Programmer / Data Base Administration diploma,

Microsoft Excel and Windows, Advance Certificate

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