Website Impala Canada Ltd.

Who We Are:
Impala Canada is the only Canadian primary palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and one of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 800 of Canada’s best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture of safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. With a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer. Beyond the mine expansion, there remains significant exploration upside near the mine, where a number of recent discoveries can potentially increase production at LDI and increase mine life.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Payroll & Benefits Supervisor, the Payroll & Benefits Administrator is responsible for, but not limited to, assisting the Payroll & Benefits department with concise and timely completion of bi-weekly and semi-monthly employee payrolls, as well as the completion of all government remittances, payroll and benefits related G/L account reconciliations, and payroll bank account reconciliations.

  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing across all scheduled and off-cycle payrolls, while following current legislation and collective agreements
  • Perform a variety of payroll-related activities which requires knowledge of payroll processing procedures and accounting principles
  • Prepare and process various special payments, manual cheques and regular remittances
  • Liaise with Human Resources to ensure that new hire and employee information is received and updated on time, including salary changes, employee transfers, leave of absences, terminations, etc.
  • Entering, editing and maintaining employee information in the Avanti Human Resources/Payroll Information Management System
  • Entering and updating employee benefit information and reconciling to benefit provider records
  • Working with Human Resources to ensure accurate entry of information from the employee on-boarding process and payroll and benefit enrollment forms
  • Process accurate monthly, quarterly and year end filings for source deductions, WSIB and Employer Health Tax (EHT)
  • Assisting with preparation of annual returns (e.g. T4/T4A summaries and slips, WSIB and EHT)
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
  • Perform monthly account balances including journal entries
  • Respond to payroll and benefits inquiries
  • Responsible for employee correspondence regarding the various company benefit plans
  • Create and maintain payroll and benefits information, files and records and ensure that file information is completed and up to date
  • Ensure confidentiality to payroll information
  • Communicate and resolve any employee concerns and/or questions regarding payroll
  • Review employee expense claims and corporate credit care reconciliations for accuracy and taxable benefit information. Follow up with departments as necessary
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as requested

Travel Information:
Position is based in the Thunder Bay office with regular trips expected to the LDI Mine Site.


  • Minimum 2 years of payroll, benefits and/or HRIS processing experience required
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) through the National Payroll Institute considered an asset
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of group benefits
  • Experience with various software solutions for payroll and scheduling as well as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Work well under pressures, high attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, effective organizational skills, expertise at managing multiple projects or activities
  • Active listening and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and adapt in a consistently changing environment
  • Strong and effective communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to motivate and foster an environment of teamwork.

Compliance to Impala Canada safety, health and environmental policies and systems. Assure adherence to the highest standards of the Occupational Health and Safety Act for myself and my team.

What’s in it for You:
The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of base salary, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. For a limited time we are also offering a retention bonus for new hires. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the mine site. On your off duty time enjoy various outdoor and indoor extracurricular activities.

Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing. Proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be required as a condition of employment for new hires.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit for more information regarding Lac des Iles Mines Ltd. Visit to apply.

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