Job Summary:

The payroll specialist is responsible for processing payroll and maintaining the employee database regarding salary and pay across all company locations. Other duties include assisting the accounting team with various functions of AR or AP, cooperating with different departments to increase payroll service performance, and collaborate with Human Resources on any and all employee questions or concerns relating to payroll.


  • Complete payroll for Canadian and US sites
  • Assist with streamlining the CAD & US payroll systems
  • Government filings
  • Journal entries
  • Administer statements of payment to personnel either electronically or on paper
  • Benefits administration
  • Paid time off administration
  • Report preparation to include total hours, overtime, missing punches, etc.
  • Respond to employees’ payroll inquiries
  • Other core expectations as defined by the company



  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Business-Accounting or related field
  • PCP or CPM designation (preferred)
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a payroll specialist or payroll manager
  • Ability to process payroll for multiple locations
  • Working knowledge of Canadian payroll legislation and regulations
  • US payroll experience and knowledge of regulations (preferred)
  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices
  • Proficiency in Sage (required); experience in ADP (preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Commitment to high professional ethical standards; ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational ability and time management skills
  • High numerical aptitude; detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Working Conditions:

  • Hours of work may vary depending on business needs
  • Role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work


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Posted on: February 9, 2021


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