Payroll Technician

Place: Joliet


Job Description

Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles 
Leader in transportation electrification in North America 

It’s us! 

Every day, in our own way, we help improve our environment and our society. 
Come build the future with us! 
Here’s why you should join our team: 

  • You’ll work in an exciting and constantly evolving work environment (you won’t get bored with us)! 

  • Work/life balance: When you need to take time off for you and your family, no worries – and no questions asked! 

  • You want to change the view from your office window? No problem, we’re all for working from home! 

  • We offer (rock-solid) insurance coverage, and a great employee assistance program! 

  • At Lion, your career potential is limitless! 

As part of your daily work, you would have to: 

Lion Electric is currently seeking a Payroll Technician to join our team. The Payroll Technician will complete the full payroll cycle for the new Joliet, IL facility. 

What you’ll need to succeed: 

  • Manage US and Canadian payroll and benefits (approximately 500 employees). 

  • Work on continuous improvement projects for payroll and benefits, payroll procedures, proposing and implementing recommendations. 

  • Participate prepare the year-end process (T4s, relevés, RRSP, CNESST/WC). 

  • Help onboard and integrate new employees. 

  • Support assigned client groups with payroll and benefits issues. 

  • Apply and review Human Resources policies and procedures. 

  • Work on various human resources projects. 

  • All other related tasks. 


  • Solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite   

  • Knowledge of American labour standards an asset  

  • Expert using Nethris payroll system and Synerion time management system an asset  


  • Communicates effectively Prioritizes well  

  • Organizes work efficiently to meet deadlines  

  • Diplomatic and discreet  

  • Strong interpersonal skills 


  • Professional with good judgement  

  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and creative  

  • Flexible and open 


  • College studies in accounting, human resources or other relevant field 

  • CPA member an asset  

  • 3 to 5 years' experience in complete American payroll cycle  

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment or in US payroll (multi-state) an asset 


We already can’t wait to talk with you! 

Job Benefits 

  • Flexible work schedule 

  • Group insurance coverage 

  • Opportunities for advancement 

  • Recognition of years of service 

  • Access to professional development 


Where did you hear about Lion?