Payroll Administrator

IT - Application & Software Development
Toronto, ON
Feb 20, 2020

Main responsibilities:

  • Process and input bi-weekly payrolls for salaried and hourly employees, including taxable benefits, annual bonus payments and other special payments as required in accordance with established company practices and procedures
  • Process other full cycle payroll activities and benefits administration (such as coding and processing information on hires, transfers, leaves, terminations, and wage adjustments)
  • Process benefit enrollments and relevant deductions
  • Ensure all enrolment information is updated with respect to employee terminations, changes in salary or status
  • Knowledge of payroll-related tax information & remittances (payroll source deductions, EHT etc.)
  • Communication with employees and management
  • Monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc reporting
  • Work with Payroll Manager on system upgrades, testing, automation of manual processes as well as continuous improvements and efficiencies
  • Performs other duties as required


  • 2-3 years demonstrated experience in full cycle payroll (salary & hourly) working with large payrolls of 2,000+ employees
  • Experience processing multi province payroll
  • Experience with consolidating reports
  • Expert knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of employment standards
  • Knowledge of related government legislation
  • Experience with Workday considered a strong asset

Key competencies:

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Process oriented and analytical
  • Superb communication skills, both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing, displays a positive attitude and is professional
  • Ability to problem solve and to work independently, under pressure and with deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision, with proven skills in organization and time management.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and sound professional judgment when responding to matters concerning highly sensitive and confidential personal information


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