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Payroll Specialist (Closed)

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Direct Hire

About the Opportunity

  • Providing information and answering employee questions about payroll related matters.
  • Managing electronic timekeeping systems or manually collecting and reviewing timesheets.
  • Calculating payable hours, commissions, bonuses, tax withholdings, and deductions.
  • Coordinating with the Business Units teams and HR department to ensure correct employee data.
  • Assist with biweekly payroll including preparing and processing end-to-end bi-weekly payroll for all stores/branches/corporate office as assigned; calculate changes, balance and post-verify payroll
  •  Maintain strict adherence to payroll processes, to ensure ongoing certification of internal controls including but not limited to preparation and distribution of key reports for approval, exercising diligence around approvals etc.
  • Keeps abreast of current government legislation.
  • Participate in the year end reconcilaitions. Prepare year-end employee tax slips or forms, and submitting government filings to meet deadlines
  • Communicate with employees on a timely basis regarding any items which may impact their pay
  • Prepare and maintain standard and ad hoc reports, queries, and conduct appropriate audits to ensure data integrity
  • Providing administrative assistance to the accounting department.

About You
  • Minimum 2 years’ direct experience/expertise using Ceridian Dayforce Payroll system
  • Working knowledge of EasyPay a definite asset;
  • Analytical and process improvement mindset
  • Knowledge of current legislative requirements and CRA regulations
  • Excellent computer skills including intermediate/advanced proficiency in Excel (including v-lookups and pivot tables).
  • Superior client service skills (both verbal and written) and strong active listening skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills, logical and innovative thinker
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional problem solving/judgement skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility of hours to accommodate business needs (i.e. month end, year end, etc.)
  • A Bachelor’s degree or working towards diploma in Payroll, Accounting, business or other related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of progressively responsible payroll administration experience (North American experience a definite asset)
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Ceridian Dayforce payroll systems is a must
  • Experience with implementation projects
  • PCP Certification
  • Exposure to Web ROE required

Salary Range
$70,000 - $75,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #385500.

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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