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Payroll Analyst - 1 year

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity

  • Ensures the timely and accurate preparation and processing of payroll and associated activities and the administration of benefits by updating/maintaining payroll information in the payroll system
  • Reviews all payroll input documents for completion, accuracy and appropriate approvals
  • Prepares documentation associated with the remittances for WSIB, Employer Health Tax, OMERS Pension, Great West Life, Mearie and union dues
  • Administers the employee pension program
  • Maintains current knowledge pertaining to benefits, the collective agreement, company policies and payroll legislation and applies changes/updates as required
  • Allocates and reconciles payments and deductions for each payroll submission into the appropriate cost centres in the general ledger
  • Analyzes and reconciles payroll General Ledger accounts to ensure that all accounts are balanced at month end and enters offsetting entries for allocations
  • Prepares month end and year end payroll reconciliations, and preparing annual T4, T4A, and T2200 forms
  • Responds to government enquiries with regards to Record of Employment (ROE) forms
  • Provides process improvement recommendations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


About You

  • College diploma or university degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related discipline
  • Canadian Payroll Association designation, PCP or CPM, or working towards completion
  • Solid understanding of pensions and related submission requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant payroll and benefits legislation
  • Proficiency in interpreting policies, procedures, benefits and pension guidelines
  • General knowledge of accounting as related to payroll, benefits and pension administration
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, ADP systems knowledge, WFN and pay specialist
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a payroll and benefits administration role
  • Experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills


Pay Rate

$35 - $40/hour


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 #28873.

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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