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About the Opportunity

As a Payroll Coordinator, you will support finance operations and funding management. This role acts as a key contributor to the full-cycle accounting process. The successful candidate will be a motivated individual who is knowledgeable in payroll and accounting processes, and is able execute day-to-day accounting transactions, reconcile payroll-related General Ledger (GL) accounts and analyze financial data. The successful candidate will join a talented team helping to shape the future by commercializing life-saving advances in cell and gene therapy and regenerative medicine

  • Process semi-monthly payroll for all employees, including inputting of employee salary and benefits changes and other adjustments, and processing of Records of Employment (ROEs), as required
  • Process premium pay, including overtime, and review of hours claimed
  • Prepare and post journal entries after payroll processing
  • Conduct reconciliations of salary and benefits accounts on a periodic basis
  • Calculate period-end payroll accruals as needed
  • Liaise with managers and supervisors to ensure their appropriate reviews of overtime and premium time worked and provide trending analysis of OT hours and premium hours worked
  • Liase with Canada Revenue Agency on any Pensionable and Insurance Earnings Reviews (PIER) and other review or examinations
  • Assist with the annual financial statement audit, including preparation of audit schedules and samples of documents selected for testing
  • Assist with documenting accounting policies, processes and controls
  • Refine processes around month-end cycle to reduce time to close
  • Assist with lT systems improvements and needs gathering
  • Electronic file management
  • Provide accounting and finance support to new start-up entities, including but not limited to, transactional supporting, financial reporting, business planning, tax planning and compliance
  • Assist with ad-hoc regulatory reporting as required

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting discipline required
  • 2+ years of payroll processing experience
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience with Dynamics GP, SAP Concur, and Ceridian PowerPay or Ceridan DayForce preferred.
  • 2+ years of full-cycle accounting experience, preferably within a not-for-profit or life sciences organization, with increasing levels of responsibility


$60,000 - $70,000/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 #327342

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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