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Senior Payroll Specialist

Toronto, ON · Accounting/Finance
Senior Payroll Specialist
Architecture and Design firm
Toronto, ON – Hybrid Opportunity
Great Compensation and Benefits Package


An opportunity exists with one of the leading Architecture and Design firms in Toronto, for a Senior Payroll Specialist.  If you’re looking for a top firm in which to continue your career, this may just be the right job for you! This national firm boasts an impressive portfolio of work and fosters design as well as technically strong focus, and a collaborative environment. They offer plenty of support for professional development and advancement through the company.

  • 7+ years of progressive payroll experience with experience processing Canadian and US payroll.
  • ADP Workforce Now (WFN) and ADP Run (web-based) experience is a MUST.
  • Understanding of accounting and ability to generate and post payroll-related journal entries.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office; particularly Excel is a MUST
  • Member of Canadian Payroll Association (CPM) or working towards obtaining CPM designation an asset
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and extremely accurate with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with the team.
  • Strong time-management skills and posses the ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Previous experience in an architectural or engineering firm would be considered an asset.

  • Responsible for processing semi-monthly payroll for CDN employees through ADP Workforce Now and semi-monthly payroll in the US through ADP Run
  • Provide support to the Finance team with investigation of discrepancies in semi-monthly payroll entries and respond to payroll-related queries.
  • Ensure payroll activities are processed accurately and in compliance with associated regulations, legislation, and internal standards.
  • Responsible for the year-end reconciliation process for payroll, ensure timely submission of all payroll-related regulatory filings and production of tax related forms.
  • Identify, test, and implement updated systems or processes to automate payroll-related functions, where possible
  • Understand the various compensation plans and associated implications for payroll processing, vacation pay entitlement, RRSP contributions, benefit premiums etc.
  • Preparation and completion of all government forms such as Employee Health Tax, Records of Employment, T4’s, T4A’s, T2200’s etc. (when appropriate).
  • Reconcile monthly health/dental invoices from the insurance carrier.
  • Responsible for semi-monthly RRSP submission and payment
  • Process invoice payments related to contract staff.
  • Ensure that employees submit their weekly timesheets promptly and weekly timesheet review and approval
  • Maintain monthly payroll cost and staff billing rates.
  • Assist Finance and Human Resources teams with ad-hoc projects

This company offers extensive opportunity for professional development in many ways, compensation and benefits plan are very competitive - flexibility too with a collaborative and communicative culture with a dynamic and driven team!

Apply now! Role is being filled ASAP
APPLY TODAY!  Looking to interview and hire ASAP.
Contact Deanna Lowe at dlowe@talentsphere.ca


Job #16056329

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