Payroll Specialist/ Not for Profit/Downtown!


Type: AF - Accounting & Finance Job Number: 15563

Job Description

Payroll Specialist/ Not for Profit/Downtown!

Our client, a prestigious and successful Professional Association situated right downtown, is adding to their friendly team of 3 in their Payroll department.  This will be a 1 Year Contract to start. You will support the administration of 3 separate payrolls, process expense claims for Senior staff. The position also involves the preparation of reports for Executive staff, and the entire Finance team. You should be a strong verbal communicator and have professional writing style.

All candidates will complete a written English assessment to determine language proficiency.

Responsibilities include:
  • Processing of the payroll, administration of retirements, parental leave, terminations, salary increases, and T4s
  • Preparation of journals for posting to sub-ledger and general ledgers and uploads into financial systems.
  • Responsible for the review and processing of expense claims of employees and updating their attendance tracking database used to support reporting to the Audit & Finance Committee. Responsible for reacting professionally while handling Executive staff expense reimbursement, and provide both verbal and written explanations as appropriate
  • Liaison for service providers such as third-party payroll services, benefit carriers, and Auditor and Finance departments to inquire or resolve issues.
  • Preparation of required reporting for the Audit & Finance Committee, and ad hoc reporting requests from Senior Management and other Committees.

Qualifications Required:
  • A college diploma or university degree in business or accounting, plus near completion of the Canadian Payroll Association’ s Payroll Manager Certificate program
  • 3+ years of previous related experience in a computerized payroll and benefits administration environment, with solid understanding of general accounting functions.
  • Solid understanding of payroll processes and relevant legislation, benefits administration, source deduction and government remittance procedures.
  • General understanding of general accounting functions, including GAAP / CICA guidelines, accounts payable and financial reporting.
  • You must be a highly client focused person who can investigate and resolve employee questions, and who stays informed on all payroll legislation and CRA requirements.
  • Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce preferred

Please submit your resume to Ruchika Kohli


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