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Payroll Analyst - 6 Month Contract to Permanent

Job Highlights
Toronto
Contract
$55,000

The Payroll Support Analyst/Administrator will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of weekly and bi-weekly Canadian & US payrolls (approximately 500 plus employees) with our in house managed payroll system (PDS Vista), performing various clerical and accounting tasks such as data management and keeping employee information that is relevant to payroll purposes up to date. The Payroll Administrator is a member of the Human Resources/Finance team and provides support to other roles within the department as required. Other duties will be assigned as necessary.

About the Opportunity

  • Provide assistance in processing 2 weekly (US and Canada), and 1 biweekly payrolls for all salaried, hourly and commission employees
  • Payroll/Benefit Reconciliation
  • New hire set up/data entry, process leaves and terminations (Web Record of Employment)
  • Process and balance payroll deductions and adjustments
  • Provide a timely response from inquiries from Finance, HR, managers and employees
  • Create and maintain accurate payroll records and mail correspondences for immediate access
  • Provide support and be the backup for Payroll/HR Manager
  • Provide support for ad-hoc work and other duties as required
  • Maintain electronic filing system
  • Assist in the development of analytics used to evaluate recruitment and payroll trends
  • Support employees and managers with day to day questions regarding payroll, and all other related functions
  • Assist with our Recruitment system – Data Entry
  • Assistance with other HR related tasks to support the HR team
  • Assistance with other accounting tasks such as Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable to support the Finance team

About You

  • Knowledge of report creation/ maintenance in Crystal
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of SQL is an asset
  • Experience with US tax-filing (NM, CO, MI, FL and WI) is an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications with adaptability to learn new applications
  • Confidentiality and tact in dealing with personnel payroll information
  • Highly organized, extremely accurate and work well under pressure
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and a team player
  • Ability to multitask, problem solve, improve existing processes and adapt to change
  • 1-3 years of hands on experience in full cycle payroll processing
  • Post-secondary Education with a focus on Payroll Administration and/or Accounting preferred
  • Canadian Payroll Association - PCP designation is an asset
  • General knowledge of Canadian & US employment law, payroll legislation and accounting principles
  • Experience with PDS/Vista payroll system and or working knowledge of in house payroll system is an asset
  • Database Management is an asset
  • Experience with high volume payroll environment is an asset
  • Experience working with multiple Province & States payroll is an asset

Pay Rate

$23 - $25/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 #25594.

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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Payroll Analyst - 6 Month Contract to Permanent

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