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Payroll and Benefits Specialist - 1 Month Contract

Job Highlights

About the Opportunity


  • Input, process and check bi-weekly payroll in a timely, and accurate manner and in accordance with the Company and government policies using our third party Payroll and HRIS system: Ceridian Dayforce
  • Update and maintain Payroll/HRIS system to reflect the current company and employee information
  • Reconcile, prepare and submit all reports and/or remittances within the required deadlines according to standard procedures (on-line and/or paper submission) for all regulatory organizations i.e. WSIB, WorkSafe BC, CSST, etc.
  • Generate monthly and ad-hoc reports in the payroll system including but not limited to compensation, ‘training and education’ and ‘time and attendance’
  • Provide ongoing support to employees on all payroll related inquiries or issues
  • Maintain and update all taxable benefits applicable to the Company
  • Keep up-to-date on payroll legislative changes which apply to the Company and advise the Manager
  • Prepare and reconcile journal entries on a monthly basis
  • Develop and maintain any payroll related forms as required
  • Execute the year end payroll process and complete all payroll annual reconciliation returns with accuracy and within prescribed deadlines
  • Make payroll deductions to offset employee purchases

Benefits - Pension & RRSP, Group Coverage

  • Coordinate and process all employee Company Pension, RRSP and Group Benefits enrollments and terminations
  • Reconcile monthly Company Pension and RRSP spreadsheet and remit payments within prescribed timeframes
  • Coordinate employee information sessions with service providers for Pension, RRSP, EFAP and Group Benefits
  • Download monthly Group Benefits invoices, reconcile to payroll and submit for payment. Reconcile and review payments to ASO statement and resolve any outstanding items or discrepancies
  • Administer disability program (STD/LTD) and any WSIB, WorkSafe BC and CSST incidents and claims
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Return to Work process for all employees (STD, LTD, WSIB/WSB/CSST) absences
  • Administer all Pension obligations including Form 7, Annual Information Return (AIR) process and annual audit in accordance with FSCO rules and regulations

About You

  • Strong communication skills
  • University degree or College diploma in Business Administration
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint). V-Lookups and Pivot Tables are not required
  • Demonstrated experience using Ceridian payroll software (Ceridian Dayforce HCM)
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and/or Certified Benefits Professional designation a strong asset
  • Experience in general accounting practices an asset

Pay Rate

$25 - $28/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 #24965.

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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