Payroll and Benefits Specialist job opening in North York, ON

  • Category
    Human resources - Payroll / Benefits
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    North York, Ontario

Adecco is the leading provider of recruitment solutions and HR services in the world. Within Canada, Adecco has a network of over 50 branches, servicing thousands of Canadian organizations each day by providing the top talent they need to succeed in today’s competitive market. Adecco employs several thousand candidates in temporary positions daily and provides thousands more with permanent work opportunities annually.


Adecco Professional is currently hiring for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist job opening in North York, ON – a maternity leave contract opportunity.  You will be primarily responsible for full cycle payroll as well as the key contact for the benefits program and will serve as a first point of contact for employee queries relating to our Payroll, Benefit policies, plans and processes. In addition to this, as a member of the Human Resources Team, this role provides you with an opportunity to contribute your skills and knowledge to a dynamic, fast paced environment.  This position is the ideal role for you if you enjoy responsibility and challenge while using your positive, enthusiastic interpersonal/communication skills!


Some of the duties and responsibilities of the Payroll and Benefits Specialist job opening in North York, ON may include but are not limited to;


· Processing of all payroll and benefit transactions including but not limited to new hires, changes, terminations, severances, taxable benefit calculations, accruals, disability payments and authorized deductions.

· Full cycle processing of Canadian payroll for approximately 250 non-unionized employees
· Calculation, reconciliation and remittance of all payroll related source deductions, retirement contributions and benefit related billings, including year-end remittances

· Preparation of all month end and year end payroll and benefit related journal entries and accruals
· Administration of all company benefits and employee plans/programs; including communications with employees
· Ensuring data integrity of all related payroll and benefit information in electronic formats in all payroll and carrier databases and in written format in employee personnel files.

Some of the qualifications for the Payroll and Benefits Specialist job opening in North York, ON include;

· Minimum of 3-5 years of full cycle payroll and benefits administration work experience
· PCP designation or working towards at a minimum

· Benefit administration experience with a large carrier; Sunlife, Manulife as examples
· Demonstrated adaptability to learn technology and processes. ADP Workforce Now is required
· Advanced user of MS Excel, Word & Outlook with ability to adapt to new applications.

· Advanced user
· Strong compliance bias and knowledge of employment standards within Canada.
· Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
· Strong organizational, critical thinking and time management skills.
· High level of accuracy with a strong attention to detail.
· Strong interpersonal relationship skills.


If you are looking for a long-term maternity leave contract opportunity and are interested in joining a positive, outgoing and driven HR team of an establish organization, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!  If you feel you have the requirements and would like to learn more to pursue this Payroll and Benefits Specialist job opening in North York, ON, please apply now and we will be looking forward to reviewing your qualifications.

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Reference number CA_EN_1_026575_1313042

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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