Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Halifax, Nova Scotia-based company to hire a Payroll Specialist. This will be a 4-month contract to start with the potential for an extension.

Benefits & Perks:
  • Compensation: $25 to $30/ hour.
  • Please note, that this will be a fully on-site role at the client’s Halifax Office.
  • Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm.
  • Immediate Start.

  • Processing Payroll for up to 350 Employees (Salaried and Hourly payroll).
  • Process biweekly and semimonthly.
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes (insurance coverage, savings deduction, and job titles).
  • Oversee administration of employee benefit plans including Health, Dental, Insurance, and RRSP programs.
  • Review and Reconcile remittances every month.

  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting/Finance.
  • Must have over 3 years of full-cycle Canadian Payroll Experience and knowledge of Canadian Payroll Practices.
  • Enrolled or Completed PCP Designation is an Asset.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office including EXCEL (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS, formulas).
  • Must be proficient in ADP Ceridian Dayforce or any other Payroll System.

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