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Senior Payroll System Analyst

Location: Markham
Job Code: 27291

Date Posted: January 10, 2023


The Senior Payroll System Analyst is responsible for delivering best in class technology solutions.

Engaged in all phases of the application support and development lifecycle, the Senior Payroll System Analyst would be responsible for analyzing challenging production issues, designing, testing, documenting and implementing new solutions for our dynamic customer base in Finance.


Payroll Systems and Operations

  • Create or update programs and applications according to specifications

  • Support, investigate, and resolve production issues in different Payroll applications (primarily PeopleSoft HCM application)

  • Advise on technical issues involving configuration, development and integration

  • Establish solid, working relationships with end users, software vendor, and internal technical team members and work collaboratively to resolve issues and respond in a timely manner 

  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments

  • Assist in defining project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation

Documentation and Record Keeping

  • Define and maintain payroll policies, standards, operating procedures and guideline

   Process Improvement

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of business processes and recommend changes that leverage best usage of the application

  • Analyze current software to identify opportunities to optimize and improve efficiency of business processes

   Payroll Systems Testing

  • Lead functional testing efforts for enhancements, fixes and upgrades.

  • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas

  • Test customizations, hotfixes and upgrades, including design of UAT test cases

   Other duties

  • Act as first point of contact for technical issues within the Payroll team

  • Train staff on system functionality

  • Participate in projects and ad hoc requests as assigned


  • A Computer Science degree or System Analyst diploma, or similar disciplines, preferably in HR/ Finance Technology

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in systems analyst or similar role in PeopleSoft

  • Exceptional attention to detail with proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Experience in data modeling or architecture

  • Experience working with MS-SQL databases and data structures

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Flexible and adaptable in learning and understanding new technologies & processes

  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Agile methodology and experience in delivery of solutions is strongly preferred

  • Healthcare experience is an asset.

About Us:

At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing.  We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact The Talent Acquisition team at at your earliest convenience.

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