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McCormick Canada continues its long track record of growth and is a respected leader in the spice, seasoning, flavouring and specialty food industry.  Our consumer products division serves retail grocery customers and emerging channels with Club House, French's, Frank's Hot Sauce and McCormick products, while our Custom Flavour Solutions division serves food service distributors and other respected food manufacturers across Canada.  McCormick Canada is part of the world leader in spice and seasonings, McCormick & Company Inc.


The Power of People is one of our five pillars.  It has been the foundation for McCormick's success for decades.  There is something inspiring about working at McCormick.  We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.  Without our employees, our success is not possible.  Our commitment to our customers, our consumers and our employees is unsurpassed. 



The primary role of the Canada Payroll Analyst is to provide subject matter expertise to the team and the Business on payroll related compliance and guidance for Canada payroll.  Review and audit the payroll for accuracy and completeness as well as any related tax remittances and third party payments.  This position will assist in preparation of external year end filing and reporting requirements.    The position requires an individual with payroll expertise who can be relied on to test and provide advice on complex payroll issues and/or changes in legal requirements.  This position will also play a key role in compliance with SOX requirements; ensuring the integrity of payroll postings.


  • Process and review weekly and semi-monthly payroll for accuracy - pay adjustments, direct deposit changes, disability payments, educational assistance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, garnishments, tax changes and employee separations
  • Review federal and provincial payments and reconciliations as well as any other payments such as pension
  • Prepare internal and external reporting to meet regulatory and management reporting requirements, while optimizing processes and identifying cost efficiencies
  • Investigate and research payroll issues and then recommend resolution
  • Support pack and ad hoc testing and leverage SAP design to gain maximum benefit and lead initiatives to optimize processes and support business and trend analysis



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline
  • 4+ yrs progressive business experience
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in high pressure, sensitive situations
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience modifying and developing processes for better efficiencies in an in-house payroll processing environment
  • Effective communication (both oral and written) skills with demonstrated ability to present and sell ideas to others


  • Canada Payroll Certification Preferred
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Excel and basic proficiency of PowerPoint and MS Word
  • Previous experience with SAP




Throughout the selection process, accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  Please notify H.R. if required.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.