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MANAGER, PAY SERVICES (Toronto, ON - Hybrid )


Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  40594

BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow. 


Every generation has a challenge that defines them. At OPG (ONTARIO POWER GENERATION), we are calling on all innovators, disruptors, thought leaders and change-makers. Join us as we electrify life in one generation and build a sustainable future powered by our electricity, our ideas, and our people. 




  • University Degree or College Diploma in Finance, Accounting, Human Resources or a related field
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience within Payroll, with a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing a team
  • Canadian Payroll Manager (CPM) Designation, or in the process of pursuing
  • Experience working in a unionized environment (an asset)
  • Experience with using SAP software (a strong asset)
  • Prior experience with a system implementation (an asset)
  • Strong excel and reporting skills




ABOUT THE ROLE: The Manager, Pay Services, is responsible for supervising a staff of pay services professionals, as well as managing the information application, corporate payroll function, procedures and resources for the company. The Manager is responsible for the management and use of payroll applications and processes, legislative reporting and compliance, and delivering pay/HR administration-related services to internal and external clients. The Manager will support collective agreement bargaining, helping identify and assess the impact of changes and providing effective recommendations to guide decision-makers conducting negotiations.


  • Coach, guide, and mentor the pay services team. 
  • Implement and ensure compliance for personal employment/termination contracts, special corporate programs, collective agreements, approved corporate strategies and policies, and legislation such as the Income Tax Act, Workers Safety Insurance Act; Employment Standards Act (ESA); Freedom of Information Action (FOI); Employment Insurance Act (EI). 
  • Ensure timely and accurate payments to employees, pensioners, and external third parties (i.e. CRA, Family Support Services, CPP, the unions, etc.). 
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to external agencies (year-end T4/T4A, ROE, etc.) as well as internal-payroll related accounting requirements and corporate reporting requirements. 
  • Liaise with internal corporate groups (Labour Relations, Corporate Income Tax, Pension Administration) to provide advice, guidance and consulting on proposed changes to collective agreements, policies and procedures and to maintain knowledge of current pay-related and corporate strategies, policies and procedures. 
  • Develop requirements for configuration and programming of payroll-related applications and requirements for interfaces, conversions, customized programs and reporting. Develop test plans and perform and/or ensure adequate testing. Develop and execute implementation plans, including training, change management, and communications. 
  • Provide analysis, assessments and recommendations for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and reliability of pay-related applications and processes. 
  • Participate in support of collective agreement bargaining, helping to identify and assess the impact of changes and providing effective recommendations to guide decision-makers conducting negotiations. 




This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating clean, safe, reliable, low-cost power sustainably. Here’s why OPG might be the ideal workplace for you:  


  • Have an active role in helping advance critical energy projects that will make a meaningful difference in the fight against climate change. 
  • OPG cares about the safety and well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • We offer a supportive work environment where you can be your best daily.
  • Learn from the best; be part of an industry-leading innovative organization where you have access to opportunities across a diverse mix of work in the energy sector. 
  • Competitive total rewards package with retirement savings of a defined benefit pension plan. 
  • Be part of a growing industry where the demand for our power will only grow in importance as we further electrify the economy. 
  • Flexible work arrangement and hybrid working environment. 
  • Exceptional range of opportunities to stretch, advance and develop. 
  • Work for a business that cares and is committed to building a sustainable future. Our public commitments help hold us accountable for OPG’s climate change plan, Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, and Our Reconciliation Action Plan. 
  • Participate and volunteer in some of the many ways OPG gives back to the communities where we operate.
  • Be part of making a difference in the lives of fellow Ontarians and Canadians. Electricity is vital to the province, and OPG's clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors. 


OUR PROMISE TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION: OPG is committed to accelerating equity, celebrating diversity, and fostering a culture of inclusion where all employees are valued, respected and supported. Appropriate arrangements can be made if you require accommodation during the application or interview process. If you need information in an alternative format, please get in touch with 


NEW CAMPUS: In 2025, (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters in Durham Region. The new campus will provide a cutting-edge work environment that fosters collaboration and innovation.


ABOUT ONTARIO POWER GENERATION (OPG): We continue to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact - all while safely keeping the lights on. Now we've set out sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050. 


OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generating assets, including; nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass, natural gas, and solar. We are also a clean-tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 

OPG is exclusively partnered with Altis Recruitment for the hiring of this position; applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online. For more information, don't hesitate to contact Larissa Rowland or Tammy Banfield at Altis Recruitment: or We thank all those who are interested; however, only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact



Status: Full-time, Permanent

Working Conditions:  Flexible Hybrid Working Environment 

Education Level: University Degree with a relevant study is required.

Level:  Manager

Location: Toronto, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Yes within Ontario/Durham Region