Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Toronto, ON, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1078

Our client in the hospitality industry is looking for a Payroll Specialist for their Yonge and Bloor location.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately review and process payroll in accordance with company and regulatory requirements for 700 employees, hourly and salaried, and with multiple collective agreements.
  • Process manual/off-cycle pays as required, terminations (ROE’s and vacation pays)
  • Process various regulatory reporting, including ROEs, WSIB remittances, wage garnishments, employment verification requests and new hiring report
  • Process and oversee year-end reporting and tax form (T4, RL1, W-2, etc)
  • Process special payrolls including benefit and year-end adjustments
  • Process new hires, terminations and employee changes according to company’s policy and regulation
  • Assisting with employee benefits and administration as necessary
  • Verify completed payrolls and review reports for accuracy and completeness before distribution.
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between Finance, HR, and Restaurants to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
  • Record and maintain employee payroll information accurately; ensure proper authorization and adherence to company policies including compliance with federal/state/local regulations for any changes to be made to employee records


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree or diploma in Accounting or Finance is an asset
  • PCP or CPM enrolment or designation is preferred
  • 4+ years of full cycle payroll experience in a computerized payroll environment is required
  • Excellent skills using Excel, MS Word, and experience working with automated Payroll systems
  • Self-starter at heart, with strong problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines

Only people who are eligible to work in Canada may apply.

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