Payroll Specialist for Provincial Government Agency

Job #953
Job Type: Temporary, initial term 3 months
Compensation: $33.88/hr to $39.87/hr, regular full time hours.


  • Processing bi-weekly payroll and payroll year-end, benefits administration and payroll and benefits-related reconciliations, reporting and remittances.
  • Focus of this temporary assignment is year end processing: reconciliations and issuing mandatory forms (e.g., T4) and submission of annual filings.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation mandatory.
  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation awarded or near completion a strong asset.
  • Post secondary Degree or Diploma in Business Administration or related field.
  • 3+ years of relevant Payroll Administration experience.
  • Expertise in payroll compliance and reporting in a unionized environment with defined benefit pension plans.
  • Thorough knowledge of payroll and benefits legislation.
  • Thorough knowledge of benefits administration, e.g. health, dental, pension, etc.
  • Proficiency in a payroll software application and proven ability to coordinate with payroll service provider (e.g. ADP, Ceridian).
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications: advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook (will be tested).
  • Proven expertise in accounting principles, practices and procedures as related to the payroll and benefits processing.
  • Strong records management skills and experience working with confidential information.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and strong listening skills.
  • Customer service focus; ability to work well in a busy team environment.
  • Satisfactory criminal background and professional credentials verification check and employment references.

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Job ID: 953

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Accounting and Payroll, Government

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate 33.88

Date Updated 08/11/2020

Status New

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