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Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and initiate bi-weekly payroll for approximately 100 employees
  • Update and maintain new hires, employee changes and terminations in the Company’s HR/payroll systems
  • Calculate and track taxable benefits as they relate to employees
  • Collect approved timesheets for hourly employees
  • Calculate retro pay, sick pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, etc. based on supporting documentation
  • Validate and ensure that all payroll changes are supported by approved documentation
  • Investigate discrepancies with Ceridian Payroll and recommend solutions the Senior Corporate Accountant
  • Maintain confidentiality in ALL aspects of the payroll cycle including updates to employee information (salary, benefits, terminations etc.)
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries
  • Assist with year-end procedures including the reconciliation of all government remittances, T4’s, T4A’s and completion of EHT and WCB annual returns
  • Prepare monthly WSIB remittances
  • Prepare salary change forms and salary increase letters
  • Other duties as assigned (e.g. coding of corporate expenses)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in full cycle payroll processing
  • Strong payroll technical knowledge including relevant legislation, policies and regulations
  • Good experience with bookkeeping or similar role is required
  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in accounting, payroll, business administration or a related field would be advantageous
  • Proven experience in data collection, entry and reporting with great attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Familiarity with general accounting principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication abilities with aptitude in problem-solving
  • Bilingual in French is an asset

Accounting:

  • Bookkeeping skills, experience doing prepaids, accrued liability, accounts payable, general and administrative expense and variance analysis
  • Reconcile and maintain some corporate accounts G/L accounts to identify discrepancies requiring investigation
  • Assist with month-end, quarterly and year end close processes
  • Some reconciliations
  • Associate degree in accounting or related field (open for discussion as it is not a must)
  • 1 to (preferably 2 years’) experience in the Accounting or related field

Very Important:

  • Highly proactive attitude
  • Self-motivated individual with high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (Word, Outlook and Access)
  • Work with minimal supervision (hit the ground running)

An Asset not a must:

  • Experience in the automotive, leasing or financial auditing industries is an (asset)

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Contact Details

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