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Payroll & Accounting Manager (Closed)

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About the Opportunity

Manage Chancery Payroll system and ensure compliance with all government regulations and policies. Provide Accounting services to the Accounting & Finance department

  • Manage and administer Desjardins payroll system
  • Resolve issues and concerns and provide assistance to employees and parishes regarding payroll matters on a daily basis
  • Process and manage payroll (from new hires to terminations) for Chancery employees
  • Communicate process and payroll related changes to parishes
  • Provide guidance to two direct reports
  • Liaise with Human Resources department regarding new hires, terminations & benefits
  • Process Chancery employees’ pension contributions and reconciliations on a monthly basis and liaise with our carrier for parishes remittances
  • Manage Record of Employment (ROE) submission for parishes
  • Annual salary calculation of employees based on compensation policy
  • Annual calculation of clergy salaries and communicate to parishes
  • Manage centralized submission of Record of Employment
  • Manage Absence reporting for Chancery employees
  • Provide regular payroll/compensation information and analysis to internal and external stakeholders
  • Complete Year-end procedures, reconciliations/reporting of year-end slips, T4, T4A, T4A-NR, NR4, EHT annual return, and communicate process to parishes.
  • Prepare schedules for the annual Pension Plan audit
  • Liaise with CRA regarding program accounts
  • Assist in the year-end main audit
  • Liaise with bank regarding on-line access and assist parishes with their bank accounts issues
  • Process transfers, EFT for payroll recovery
  • Process monthly allowance (Shepherds’ Trust) for retired clergy
  • Monthly payroll invoicing to related entities
  • Allocation of monthly health benefits
  • Month-end Journal Entries related to payroll and accounting

About You

  • University degree in Accounting
  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation preferred
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years working experience in payroll and general accounting
  • Strong understanding & working knowledge of legislation related to payroll
  • Accounting knowledge and experience with ACCPAC
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Strong MS Word and Excel skills
  • Knowledge of the structure of the Catholic Church and respect for its tenets and clergy
  • Supervisory experience as asset


$80,000 - $90,000/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 #323386

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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