Payroll Specialist

Montreal, QC, Canada
Full Time
Mid Level

Payroll Specialist

Location: Montreal, Full-Time, Mid-Level Experience

Who we are:

Valnet Inc. is a digital media company that specializes in content distribution based out of Montreal. Valnet has rapidly grown to become a leader and global trendsetter in content creation and distribution. Our core business lies in acquiring some of the trendiest entertainment news websites and investing our resources into growing them into leading global brands across several entertainment verticals. With over 22 websites and 36 YouTube channels, Valnet’s notable acquisitions include, Screen Rant, CBR, Game Rant, MakeUseOf, Android Police and more.

A place of cutting edge innovation and fierce digital content experts, Valnet is taking editorial and video publishing to the next level. Our overarching vision and mission statement: distribute editorial and video content to millions of viewers daily across our websites, YouTube channels, and Social Media platforms.

The opportunity:

With new offices opening up in Miami and in Canada, as well as operations in the UK, we are growing and looking to add a Payroll Specialist to our incredible team. The Payroll Specialist will oversee the day-to-today payroll activities of the company, develop new processes for the US, UK and Canada offices, and work on major initiatives.

What you will be doing:

  • Process monthly, semi-monthly, and bi-weekly payroll for all employees across Canada, the US and UK
  • Ensure multi-entity, multi-jurisdictional organizations are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Provide updates with regards to global payroll regulations
  • Partner with HR for onboarding and off-boarding, and answer any questions or requests with regards to payroll and benefits within expected timelines
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of year-end
  • Assist in reporting activities such as earnings summaries, taxes, deductions, leaves, taxable and non-taxable earnings
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management
  • Support various internal and external audits
  • Improve payroll processes and procedures and drive continuous improvement

What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in processing full cycle payroll
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field an asset
  • Strong technical background in payroll and ability to own Canadian payroll function with minimal guidance or direction
  • PCP certification is an asset
  • UK and US experience is a strong asset
  • Experience with Ceridian Dayforce HCM payroll is an asset
  • Strong technical background in payroll and ability to own Canadian payroll function with minimal guidance or direction
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll best practices, guidelines and compliance including multi-jurisdictional tax management


Culture & Community

  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Daily lunches
  • Friday breakfast
  • Quarterly events
  • Team dinners/ lunches
  • Barber / nail services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tire change service
  • Free parking

Health & Wellness

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Vision care
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Sports Nights




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