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Payroll Analyst

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North York

About the Opportunity

  • Complete detailed and accurate reporting and analysis (weekly, monthly quarterly, annually, as well as on an as-requested basis)

  • Full cycle biweekly payroll processing for commission, salary and hourly employees
  • Administer base pay and bonus programs, including merit increases, short-term incentive plans, and long-term incentive plans
  • Maintain time & attendance tracking system
  • Participate in annual salary surveys and complete the survey audit process
  • Respond to payroll inquiries from retail locations with urgency and be a solution provider
  • Issue ROEs and prepare payroll reports as requested
  • Perform advanced excel functions including, VLOOKUP, pivot table, data manipulation and analysis
  • Conduct sophisticated analytics on data from human resources, compensation and payroll
  • Support HR metrics reporting provided to Executives, Management, and various functional areas
  • Manage HR payroll and compensation administration and processing
  • Work closely with retail locations and other areas of Human Resources within the organization
  • Participate in special projects and performs other related duties as assigned

About You

  • Strong analytical skills with impeccable attention to detail is essential; this includes the ability to track, analyze, and interpret data, identify errors, conduct statistical analyses, present information and make recommendations in a clear and logical manner
  • Advanced capability with software applications and tools including Microsoft Excel; this includes in-depth knowledge of formulas and macros, and the ability to produce complex data models
  • 2-5 years of retail payroll experience in an HR environment
  • Knowledge of ADP, Kronos and Workforce Now (WFN) preferred
  • Knowledge of current Canadian legislative requirements and CRA regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative in recognizing efficiencies and implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated professionalism when dealing with confidential and sensitive business and employee information
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills required
  • Display a positive attitude, be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines under pressure, without sacrificing quality and detail
  • Self starter and team player; able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of HR policies and practices, cross provincial legislation and employment standards.


$55,000 - $60,000/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 #29333.

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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