Payroll Specialist – Smiths Falls, ON, CA

Medical cannabis markets are rapidly expanding in Canada and around the world. Recreational cannabis is on the horizon. Now is your chance to join the largest, most recognized cannabis producer in the country as we set off to build something amazing, relying on established but ever-evolving brands.

The Company


Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth") is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC) and part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries, including its flagship Tweed and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand, are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis. With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production, and operations spanning five continents, Canopy is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of our success and take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration and diversity. Our employees stem from a wide range of professional backgrounds; each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity


We’re hiring a Payroll Specialist to join our Human Resources team. As a key member of this team, you will ensure the delivery of accurate and timely compensation of our team members. Under the supervision of the Human Resources Director.



  • Input payroll data to ensure timely processing of the payroll for multiple shifts and locations to 600+ team members

  • Assist in payroll projects including policy, process, and technological changes to increase accuracy and efficiency and, create standardization

  • Consistently interpret and apply regulations, employment laws, and other requirements that are guiding the processing of payroll to ensure compliance with federal and provincial regulations

  • Establish payroll procedures

  • Maintain team member records for existing team members and new hires ensure accurate vacation accruals and monitor attendance

  • Collaborate with other teams, team members, and supervisors to resolve escalated payroll issues

  • Assist in the management of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS)

  • Perform payroll year-end processes including: T4’s, T4As, etc.

  • Create payroll audit reports to verify accuracy

  • Other duties as assigned


Experience and Background

  • Post secondary education in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or equivalent

  • US Payroll experience an asset 

  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM), and/or Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certifications or working towards completion

  • Previous experience with Ceridian Dayforce

  • 2+ years of payroll experience

  • Experience with merging payrolls will be considered an asset

  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong capability navigating within information systems

  • Knowledge in provincial payroll regulations for Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick

  • Exceptional organization and prioritization skills

  • Team player with strong communication skills both written and verbal

Other Details


This is a full-time position based out of Smiths Falls.

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