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Payroll Analyst, GL Accounting 1

Job Number:  66415
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Canada – Aurora East
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Analyst with a strong focus on tax compliance and garnishment administration. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of U.S. payroll tax laws and experience with Ceridian Dayforce.

Your Responsibilities


Tax Compliance:
o    Ensure accurate calculation, reporting, and remittance of federal, state, and local payroll taxes.
o    Stay current with changes in tax legislation and adjust payroll systems accordingly.
o    Assist with payroll tax audits and inquiries from government agencies.

Garnishment Administration:
o    Process employee garnishments including child support, tax levies, and creditor garnishments.
o    Communicate with employees and external agencies regarding garnishment orders.
o    Maintain accurate records and ensure timely payments in compliance with legal requirements.


Ceridian Dayforce Management:
o    Utilize Ceridian Dayforce for payroll processing, focusing on tax and garnishment modules.
o    Troubleshoot issues and provide technical support for the Dayforce system.
o    Collaborate with the HRIS team to enhance system functionalities.

Payroll Reconciliation and Reporting:
o    Reconcile payroll tax filings and garnishment deductions.
o    Prepare and review payroll reports for accuracy and compliance.
o    Analyze payroll data to identify discrepancies and implement corrective actions.

Who we are looking for

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
•    Minimum of 3 years of payroll experience with a focus on tax and garnishments.
•    In-depth knowledge of U.S. payroll tax laws and regulations.
•    Proficiency in Ceridian Dayforce, including its tax and garnishment features.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Strong Microsoft Excel skills.


Your preferred qualifications

•    Experience working the manufacturing sector preferred. 

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

A detailed overview of our benefits will be provided during the recruitment phase. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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