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Bilingual Payroll Specialist (Closed)

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity

  • Accurate processing of salaried payroll with approximately 500 employees
  • Balance payroll hours input via Excel when keying before submission
  • Perform regular payroll audits at branch level
  • Thorough understanding of all payroll practices and Canadian legislation (especially Quebec)
  • Coordinate all incoming payroll data ensuring policies/procedures are being met
  • Understanding General Ledger output reports and balance/reconciliation as it pertains to payroll
  • Calculate, process manual payments and ensure fields are updated correctly in Payworks
  • Annual reconciliations and remittances: T4, T4A, PIER, Group RRSP, General Ledger account
  • Monthly reconciliation and payments of garnishments, pension/RRSP contributions
  • Review integrity of information provided on payroll documents
  • Prompt and accurate response to customers' inquiries, supporting HR
  • Prepare payroll reports for Accounting, HR and regional offices
  • Perform complete audit on incoming and outgoing transactions, identify and correct discrepancies
  • Prepare and reconcile Records of Employment, garnishees and HRDC inquiries
  • Prepare remittances and final paperwork for on boarded and terminated employees

About You

  • Minimum 5 years of year-end work experience
  • Sound knowledge of Payroll practices
  • Understanding fundamental accounting principles
  • Familiar with Quebec payroll legislation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, process large volume of work and work well under pressure
  • Customer-focused attitude with an emphasis on building and maintaining client relationships
  • Excellent bilingual communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, probe, analyze and problem-solve complex issues
  • Prior work experience with Payworks is an asset


$65,000 - $80,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #26421.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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