Robert Half is currently looking for a Payroll Specialist position for one of their clients. We are looking for someone who is ambitious, would thrive in a ‘start-up’ environment and who has the knowledge, experience, and drive to contribute to our client's mission of building a best- in- class workplace -- of which, paying all our employees accurately and on time, is a critical component.

As the Payroll Specialist, you will work with internal partners and external payroll providers to process payroll in accordance with all monthly schedules & ensure timely and accurate payment to all employees. In this position, you will work closely with Finance, HR and Operations. 

Here’s some of what you’ll do:

•      Process accurate and timely full cycle semi-monthly payroll and benefits for all store and office employees (hourly & salaried), for retail brands in Canada

•      Audit time and attendance and commissions reports; analyze and format reports for payroll system (ADP Workforce Now & Wage Point); calculate payroll

•      Manage payroll administration for new hires, employee status changes to ensure complete and accurate data changes (promotion, demotions, job changes, terminations)

•      Investigate and resolve discrepancies/errors; balance and reconcile all payroll figures

•      Process and submit Record of Employment and T4s slips; update year-to-date reports

•      Respond to internal and external enquires regarding payroll

•      Oversee administration of company group insurance benefit plan (enrolment, removal, invoice accuracy/approval for payment)

•      Prepare G/L file to accounting department

•      Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification is required

•      Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification is an asset

•      Five or more years’ experience in a similar position, within retail/hospitality industry

•      Experience with multi province Payroll legislation; bilingual (English/French) is an asset

•      Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook; Advanced skills in Excel

•      Experience with ADP Workforce Now and Wage Point

•      Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

•      Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment

•      In-depth knowledge of employment law and payroll taxes

•      Self-motivated and results driven

•      Knowledge and experience working with payroll systems and databases

•      Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

•      Responsible, proactive and displays high energy and enthusiasm

•      Flexible to work required hours at peak times


Location Toronto
Field Human Resources
Time Full-time
Salary from 80.000,00 CA$ to 85.000,00 CA$ per year
Date 13 May 2023
Length of Employment Indefinite
Contract Employment Contract
Company name Robert Half (agency) Visit company page
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