Payroll Accountant



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: LS414786423
  • Posted: June 13, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with an Edmonton Client to recruit for a temporary Payroll Accountant.

The Role:

  • Analyze payroll and benefits financial data to ensure it is posting correctly to the GL and identify/resolve issues where items which have not cleared
  • Analyzing and reconciling all payroll and benefit related GL accounts including payables, receivables and clearing accounts
  • Investigating discrepancies in GL accounts and clearing outstanding items in a timely manner
  • Responding to various audit queries including internal and external agencies
  • Project work including continuous development and enhancement of payroll accounting processes
The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-5 years of Payroll work experience combined with accounting courses is preferred
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner (“PCP”) certificate or in process preferred
  • Post-Secondary education in a related field is required
  • Pursuing a CPA designation would be considered an asset
  • Experience working in Workday and Finance modules
  • Advanced Excel skills: pivot tables, look-up tables etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines without compromising accuracy or quality
  • Ability to work in an environment focused on process improvements
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Luke Shin, Recruiter, Aplin Accounting & Finance (Temp/Contract). We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM


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