Location: Canada QC   Type: Full Time

A certified B Corp company, Optel is one of the largest providers of traceability systems in the world. Its mission: to use its innovative technologies to create a better world through responsible capitalism. The company's renowned solutions guarantee the quality of healthcare products and help stop the counterfeiting of medicines and medical devices around the world. OPTEL also adapts its technologies to different sectors - from healthcare to smart manufacturing and beyond, all can benefit from global traceability. OPTEL's expertise will enable various industries to measure, inspect, control and monitor a wide variety of elements in order to improve product quality and ensure more responsible use of resources.



We are looking for a Payroll Technician to join the Finance team! He/she will be responsible for gathering, verifying, and processing information regarding all aspects of payroll. He/she will work alongside the technician already in place to prepare Canadian payrolls, as well as international payrolls (with the support of our local international payroll services). The person holding the position must be based in Quebec.




  • Agile methodology for optimal adaptability
  • Flexibility with remote work or modern office workspaces
  • Collaboration within a multidisciplinary team of software development experts
  • A culture of continuous improvement to excel
  • Regular social activities to strengthen team spirit




  • Prepare payroll for employees in Canada and internationally;
  • Complete, verify and process the forms and documents necessary for the administration of social benefits, such as those for retirement plans, leaves, as well as employment insurance and health insurance;
  • Ensure the automated maintenance of employee leave and overtime banks;
  • Prepare and verify employee pay statements, indicating net and gross salaries and withholding taxes, such as taxes and contributions paid to insurance and retirement plans, according to the legal compliance of the employee location;
  • Prepare and enter into the accounting software all entries related to the payroll cycle;
  • Collaborate with the payroll technician to answer questions from employees and managers related to payroll and benefits;
  • Participate in payroll training for new employees, including social benefits, taxes, and RRSPs depending on the site;
  • Prepare and verify various reports such as end of month, end of year, worker’s compensation reports, and tax slips;
  • Participate in the review of expense reports;
  • Other related tasks.



  • College degree in administration or accounting or any other equivalent training/experience;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar functions in processing a complete payroll cycle.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite software (Word and Excel);
  • Very great sense of organization, attention to detail, and confidentiality.
  • Go-getter, curious, and resourceful personality;
  • Team player with excellent communication and customer service skills;
  • Knowledge of ADP and SAP platforms an asset;
  • Experience in international payroll an asset;
  • Fluent in French (Written and spoken).


  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to work on site or from home
  • Virtual health clinic and employee assistance program
  • Group and dental insurance from day one
  • Group RRSP and TFSA with employer contribution from day one
  • On-site amenities (free parking and power stations, free coffee, and free fruits)
  • 50% reimbursement of the monthly RTC Bus pass
  • Several committees in which you can get involved (B-Corp Committee, Social Club, SST)
  • Open, bright areas and ergonomic offices
  • Organization present on several continents;
  • B-CORP certified company.


OPTEL is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity is essential for fostering innovation and creativity. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, and beliefs. We are committed to providing a fair and inclusive recruitment process, where each candidate is evaluated solely on their qualifications, skills, and potential. At OPTEL, every employee's unique perspective contributes to our collective success, and we celebrate the richness that diversity brings to our team.