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Payroll Analyst

Job Number:  66416
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

As a Payroll Analyst specializing in Reporting & Analytics, you will be responsible for the development, maintenance, and delivery of payroll reports. You will leverage your expertise in Power BI and metrics to provide insights that support business decisions. Your role will be crucial in ensuring accurate payroll processing, compliance with regulations, and effective communication of payroll-related metrics to stakeholders.

Your Responsibilities

•    Develop and maintain regular payroll reports, ad-hoc reports, and dashboards using Power BI.
•    Analyze payroll data to identify trends, discrepancies, and opportunities for process improvements.
•    Collaborate with the HR and Finance departments to ensure accurate payroll reporting and metrics.
•    Provide support during audits by preparing necessary reports and documentation.
•    Train and assist team members in the use of reporting tools and the interpretation of payroll data.
•    Stay current with the latest reporting tools, techniques, and regulatory requirements affecting payroll.


Who we are looking for

•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
•    Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll processing and reporting.
•    Proficiency in Power BI and a strong understanding of payroll metrics and KPIs.
•    Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
•    Knowledge of payroll systems and databases.
•    Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel


Your preferred qualifications

•    Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation.
•    Experience in a global company
•    Familiarity with GDPR and other global payroll compliance regulations.

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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