Payroll Specialist

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Etobicoke, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for a Permanent Payroll Specialist for our client located in Etobicoke, ON. Primary responsibility would be to process payroll for approximately for 1000 employees across multiple locations in unionized and non-union environments.To qualify for this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years experience processing high volume payroll, knowledge of labour laws and regulations and degree in Finance / Accounting. Our client offers 2 weeks of vacation, medical and dental benefits and a state of the art facility. The range for salary on this role is between $45-50K based on experience. 

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities: 

- Gather and collate information on hours worked for each employee on a weekly & biweekly basis
- Audit & analyse data to ensure correct coding and compliance
- Calculate, using the company¿s time& attendance and payroll systems, the correct pay amount by incorporating overtime, deductions,    bonuses, etc
- Prepare and execute direct deposits or distribute physical paycheques
- Update payroll system with hourly pay rates, salaries, compensation benefit rates, deductions, etc
- Address employee queries regarding pay and resolve as necessary
- Prepare reports for finance management
- Ensure pay rules in time and attendance system are current, or updated when required, according to CBAs or provincial regulations
- Conduct payroll compliance checks to ensure employees are paid correctly and according to Federal, provincial or CBA regulations
- Maintain a thorough working knowledge of timekeeping and payroll software and stay current with related labour laws and regulations
- Coordinate with timekeepers, human resources and Operations to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
- Keep record of employee vacation balances and accruals
- Generate ROEs as requested
- Use appropriate report writing software to produce routine and customized reports

Payroll Specialist Qualifications: 

- 5+ years experience processing high volume payroll
- Must have understanding of Time and Attendance systems
- Working knowledge of labour laws and regulations
- Experience with unionized environments a plus
- Strong computer skills including excel and report writing knowledge
- Ability to plan, prioritize and complete assignments within critical deadlines
- Excellent communication skills, with ability to follow both oral and written procedures
- Must be detail oriented and organized

If you are interested in this Payroll Specialist role located in Etobicoke, ON please apply by clicking on the "Apply with Adecco" button now! 


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Reference number CA_EN_1_023144_12082137

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.