Payroll Supervisor

Keywords Studios
October 08, 2023
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With studios around the world, Keywords Studios is a leading technical services provider for global video games and beyond.

With locations in Asia, the Americas and Europe, Keywords Studios has a breadth and depth in multiple industry-leading service lines including Art, Engineering, Audio, Functionality QA, Localization, Localization QA and Player Support. The organization employs over 7,000 people at peak times working in over 50 languages.

Each year, we produce over 40,000 art assets, 12 million words of audio, 155 million words translated, 1.5 million hours of testing and resolve 7 million customer support tickets. Working across all major platforms, in over 50 different languages, Keywords Studios delivers support for its clients across the globe.

The Payroll Supervisor's role is to work closely with the payroll team and payroll director to ensure smooth and accurate processing of payment cycles, payroll reports, time sheets, and fund allocations. Compliance with federal/provincial regulations and company policies is of utmost importance in all these processes. Additionally, the Payroll Supervisor will take on the responsibility of enhancing existing procedures and addressing any inquiries related to employee pay.

Furthermore, the position entails supervising the payroll technicians responsible for processing payroll for the Canadian studios.

In summary, the Payroll Supervisor's key responsibilities include: Collaborating with the payroll team to process payment cycles and ensure accuracy in payroll reports, time sheets, and fund allocation. Ensuring compliance with applicable federal/provincial regulations and company policies. Improving existing procedures to enhance efficiency as well as addressing any questions regarding payroll, from Studios, HR or employees.

  • Plans, organizes, supervises, coordinates, monitors, and troubleshoots payroll processing functions.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems, identifying possible errors or negative consequences of systems modifications related to compliance and service issues.
  • Assumes full responsibility for the payroll processes in the absence of the Payroll Manager.
  • Processes bi-weekly payments for all salaried and hourly employees.
  • Compiles payroll data, including wage garnishments, time off, insurance plans, and other deductions.
  • Communicates with project managers to ensure staff hours worked are approved.
  • Ensures accurate and timely changes in salaries according to payment periods.
  • Maintains a variety of payroll data, files, and registers for compliance and auditing purposes.
  • Develops internal procedures and documentation for implementing changes.
  • Provides accurate and timely data and information, interpreting and applying applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Adheres to all company procedures and policies.
  • Stays up-to-date with the latest payroll regulations, norms, and work methods.
  • Performs other related tasks as required.
  • Supervises the work of the Canadian payroll technicians.
  • Requirements

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • University degree in accounting or another related field
  • Advanced Excel skills for data analysis and validation
  • Energy, precision and analytical rigor
  • Good planning and organizing, problem-solving analysis and decision-making skills
  • Ability to evaluate, recommend, and implement improvements to payroll processing and other routine tasks
  • Good team spirit and collaboration
  • English & French, both spoken and written
  • Benefits

    Our employees are our most valuable resource; therefore we provide them with a competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience, excellent benefits, high level of job satisfaction and a casual and fun work environment.

    Keywords International is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavour to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.


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