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Payroll Clerk

Hydro Tech Inc.
65 Industrial Court B, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
$22.50–$27.00 an hour - Full-time


65 Industrial Court B, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

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  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Job Purpose

Payroll Clerk responsibilities include processing timesheets, updating payroll records and answering employee questions about payments. Ultimately, ensuring employees are compensated correctly and on time. Payroll is completed for multiple provinces in Canada and multiple states in the USA.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Payroll Clerk is responsible to ensure:

  • Accurate completion and management of union payroll and timesheet documentation.
  • Accurate and timely completion of EPSCA timesheets and expense payments for applicable personnel
  • Monthly time/site hours calculation including all subcontractors at site
  • Maintain daily log of labour hours to specific overhaul progress/job
  • Process attendance records and other documents
  • Check payroll information for accuracy and ensure all relevant paperwork is in order
  • Coordinate with HR about changes in payroll (e.g. terminations, new hires)
  • Oversee electronic payments and distribution of payroll
  • Update data with salary or wage adjustments
  • Process other financial compensations or deductions (e.g. annual bonuses, severance pay, taxes, worker’s compensation)
  • Handle benefit expenses, like insurance fees or paid leave
  • Produce reports to upper management upon request
  • Answer employee questions or complaints about salaries and payments

Core Competencies

  • Excellent working knowledge of accounting / payroll practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, payroll systems and database software
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changing environments
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with other employees
  • Ability to organize priorities according to company timelines
  • Highly motivated and able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


  • College Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent
  • Experience with Sage Payroll system an asset
  • At least 5 years of union payroll record keeping experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Must have superior attention to detail
  • Valid Drivers License

Working Conditions

  • Overtime may be required

Direct Reports


We sincerely thank all candidates who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hydro Tech Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and commits to make any necessary disability-related accommodations, upon request, throughout the entirety of the recruitment and selection process.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.50-$27.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 5Z9: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Payroll: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person