Payroll and Benefits Specialist



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: NN286961017
  • Posted: November 14, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist.

Payroll and Benefits Specialist is responsible for executing on and managing the payroll and benefits function.

This position will play a critical role in the implementation of the new system.

The ideal candidate possesses a proactive and enthusiastic attitude.

This role combines the equally important tasks of day-to-day payroll support as well as the opportunity to contribute to other initiatives that will change the way our employees receive service.

The Role:

  • Ensuring compliance with all government requirements, policies and standards
  • Continuously identifies process improvements within the department
  • Manage the preparation and processing of the weekly and bi-weekly payroll and payroll related journals
  • Process and complete all year-end tasks in an accurate and timely manner
  • Leadership, direction and management of payroll and group benefits
  • Direct reporting and analysis of payroll and benefits information for the general ledger on an accurate and timely basis
  • Ensures RRSP, garnishments, family support, HST and other payroll related transactions are balanced and processed correctly and on-time
  • Responsible for providing payroll-related and group benefits support to all managers and executives at all levels of the organization
  • Research and implementation of automation efficiencies
  • Maximizing the technology systems that are available and recommends enhancements to current practices
  • Develop and ensure that all payroll and benefits related processes are documented, updated, maintained in order to ensure we remain current and compliant at all times
  • Ceridian’s Day Force cloud HCM platform
The Ideal Candidate:

  • University or Community College diploma in a related field
  • Certified payroll certification is required
  • 5+ years of experience in administering and processing the full Canadian payroll cycle within a medium sized company with both hourly and salaried employees – ADP Pay at Work/ Day Force experience an asset
  • You’re a change agent supporting growth, technology and developing efficiencies
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 Neil Nunes, Consultant, Aplin Accounting & Finance. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-GTA


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Accounting & Finance

Greater Toronto Area


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