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Payroll Clerk


Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 9B2

Req ID:  26506


Status:  Contract (12 months)

Education Level:  College diploma or certificate in Business Administration or relevant work experience

Location(s):  Whitby

Shifts(s):  Days

Deadline to Apply: January 25, 2021


BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At OPG, our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.


Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for results driven finance and accounting professionals to join our fast paced Payroll team in the role of Payroll Clerk. 

The Payroll Clerk is responsible for processing end to end payroll transactions.. The ability to work under tight timelines and adapt to changing priorities is essential. 

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 safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.



  • Prepare and process payroll and/or time-reporting data and associated forms in accordance with established policies and procedures and collective agreements.
  • Maintain and administer databases for ensuring proper documentation is readily available for annual audits. Provide advice and assistance on matters related to payroll.
  • Participate in the design, development and testing of new or revised payroll systems.



  • College diploma or certificate in Human Resources or Business Administration
  • Payroll designation an asset


  • 1-3 years of payroll experience;
  • Experience working with SAP an asset;
  • CPP and EI knowledge an asset;
  • Experience as a HR Assistant or HR Generalist an asset;
  • Experience working in a unionized environment would be considered an asset;
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel;
  • 40 words per minute keyboarding skills;
  • Change resilient in an agile work environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently;
  • Able to provide client focused service in a high-volume envrionment


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct





As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.


At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  


Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.


Our promise to you

  • We care about the safety and well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions,
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.




Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T.,January 25, 2021. OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview 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 technical support in a format that is accessible to you, please contact


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