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General Accountant/ Payroll Specialist/ Burlington/ Permanent
Location: Burlington, ON Category: Accounting & Finance
Status: Direct Hire Reference: CA_EN_1_021098_11502805
Posted: March 21,2017 Salary: $60000 - $65000 Annually

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Our growing Burlington client who is a leader in the Security industry is looking for a General Accountant/ Payroll Specialist to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4-5 years related experience and will have strong experience in QuickBooks and/ or Sage. You will also do payroll for approximately 500 employees mainly hourly. You must have a strong understanding of payroll. Payroll will initially require a great deal of data entry till the new system is implemented.
The following are the responsibilities:

1) Ensure payroll is processed on a timely basis with a minimal of errors
a. Verify and reconcile hours to InTime
b. Verify non-billable time is justified or in accordance with the CBA or company policy (sick, bereavement, etc.)
c. Compute proper hours from InTime to Excel to QuickBooks
d. Reconcile payrates between InTime and QuickBooks
e. Record payroll with proper classification, pay rates, deductions
f. Issue paystubs to employees
g. Record direct deposits in bank system
h. Reconcile and submit year-end employee and government filings (T4’s, Pier, EHT, WSIB/WSB)
i. Prepare and remit weekly/monthly gov’t filings (Rec Gen/EHT/WSIB/WCB)
j. Prepare and remit employee ROE’s after each payroll
k. Prepare employee job letters as requested from employees
l. Reconcile and submit Union remittances and reports, monthly
m. Reconcile and submit employee RRSP contributions, monthly to various institutions
n. Reconcile and submit employee garnishees
2) Set up employee benefits and liaise with service provider (Empire and Preferred Dental)
3) Ensure invoices issued on a timely basis and properly recorded in the accounting system and collections made to maximize cash inflows
a. Reconcile contracted billing hours in InTime
b. Prepare manual invoices, record in QuickBooks, mail
c. Follow-up with clients on late payments
d. Record payments, prepare deposits, credit card payments
4) Ensure payables are entered on a timely basis and payments made balancing vendors tolerance, additional charges and minimizing cash outflows
a. Receive vendor invoices, provide to Financial Controller for approval or Admin Assistant for PO matching
b. Record in QuickBooks
c. Prepare cheques for approval and signature
d. Online payments for bills (phone, utilities, etc.)
e. Employee expense reports

5) Ensure banking and cash flow information is current and accurate
a. Prepare weekly cash flow for Head Office reporting
b. Reconcile bank daily
c. Ensure safe bank limits by transferring amounts when necessary
d. Reconcile, monitor company VISA cards
6) Ensure accurate and timely month-end and year-end accruals, reconciliations and supporting schedules prepared to support Financial Controller in completing month-end processes.
Prepare and submit monthly HST returns

You must be very comfortable with Microsoft Excel as well.

If you are interested in this great opportunity then please email your resume directly to asap.

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