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Payroll Specialist - 3+ Month Contract

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About the Opportunity  

  • Complete on- and off-cycle payroll processing activities, for entities in Canada and US, hourly (90%) and salaried (10%), accurately, timely and efficiently in compliance with all regulatory requirements 
  • Maintain payroll deductions, deferrals, and withholdings for all employees 
  • Process needed G/L journal entries related to payroll and benefits 
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between Finance, HR, and concepts to ensure proper workflow and maintenance of employee data 
  • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet payroll related accounts monthly to ensure transactions are reflected accurately 
  • Investigate any clearing discrepancy and resolve any outstanding items 
  • Analyze payroll data and provide analysis on trends and changes to stakeholders across the organization 
  • Conduct labour cost analysis 
  • Participate in systems implementations related to payroll 
  • Proactively identify efficiencies in existing processes and work cross functionally to implement changes 

About You   

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Accounting or Finance is an asset 
  • PCP or CPM enrolment or designation is preferred 
  • 4+ years of full cycle payroll experience 
  • Strong analytical skills with impeccable attention to detail; this includes the ability to track, analyze, interpret data and identify errors 
  • Tech savvy and ability to pick up new platforms and software quickly 
  • Excellent skills using Excel, MS Word, and experience working with automated Payroll systems 
  • Self-starter at heart, with strong problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion 
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to work under pressure 
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines 

Pay Rate 

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 #345719
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 Specialist - 3+ Month Contract

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