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US Payroll Specialist

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About the Opportunity

  • Create an environment that is warm, welcoming and filled with positivity for guests and employees
  • Uphold our standards at all times and treat everyone with courtesy and respect
  • Accurately review and process Payroll in accordance with company and regulatory requirement for 500+ employees across 8 legal entities in Canada and US, hourly and salaried, and with multiple collective agreements
  • Process manual/off-cycle pays as required, terminations (Records of Employment (ROEs and vacation pays)
  • Process various regulatory reporting, including ROEs, WSIB remittances, wage garnishments, employment verification requests and new hiring report
  • Process and oversee year end reporting and tax form (T4, RL1, W-2, etc)
  • Process special payrolls including benefit and year end adjustments
  • Process new hires, terminations and employee changes in according to company’s policy and regulation
  • Assisting with employee benefits and administration as necessary
  • Verify completed payrolls and review reports for accuracy and completeness before distribution.
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between Finance and HR to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
  • Record and maintain employee payroll information accurately; ensure proper authorization and adherence to company policies including compliance with federal/state/local regulations for any changes to be made to employee records

About You

  • Bachelor 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 in a computerized payroll environment is required; bonus for US payroll experience
  • Excellent skills using Excel, MS Word, and experience working with automated Payroll systems (experience with PUSH payroll will be highly regarded but not essential)
  • 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
  • Demonstrate a level of passion and dedication where no task is beneath you


$60,000 - $65,000/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 #28782.

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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