Payroll Specialist

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Bookkeeper
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Payroll Specialist. This is a full-time 6-month contract to work with one of our clients located in Ottawa. The ideal candidate is an ace problem solver and a learner at heart.
The Payroll Specialist will have the following responsibilities:
-    Providing support related to the full cycle of compensation duties;
-    Producing vacation summary report and other reports on a regular basis;
-    Conducting market analysis;
-    Assisting with producing total compensation and benefits statements annually;
-    Preparing annual salary increase documentation;
-    Calculating semi-monthly payroll;
-    Analyzing all payroll accounts and remittances;
-    Verifying and paying out overtime payments;
-    Preparing and inputting semi-monthly payroll journal entries;
-    Preparing month-end reports;
-    Assisting with producing HR metrics reports;
-    Providing back-up related to enrollment process;
-    Updating employee records and completing regular audits of system;
-    Creating reports as needed and making suggestion for system/process improvements.
The Payroll Specialist must meet the following mandatory requirements:
-    University degree in a related field;
-    2 years minimum experience with payroll and benefits;
-    Must have strong technical skills in MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint;
-    Must be proficient with payroll programs and applications; 
-    Good understanding of payroll and accounting principles with Ontario Employment Standards (and other applicable legislation);
-    Ability to set priorities and to work under pressure;
-    Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information;
-    Ability to work in an HR team environment; 
-    Multitasking abilities;
-    Good communication skills;
-    Good organizational and administrative skills;
-    Experience with Desjardins Employer D Unique consider as an asset;
-    Bilingualism (English and French) consider as an asset
-    Technical skills with Microsoft Dynamic consider as an asset.
If you are interested in applying to our Payroll Specialist position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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