Payroll Administrator

Reports to: Manager, Finance
Company: Canadian Premier
Location: Toronto Office


We are currently seeking a full-time Payroll Administrator/ Financial Analyst position who will support the various maintenance and administration of payroll and accounting processing in the Ceridian Payroll Environment. This position will report to the Manager of Finance.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely processing of payroll for salaried and hourly employees within three separate but related companies.
  • Process salary increases, bonuses, etc. in accordance with company policies and in conjunction with our Human Resources Department.
  • Ensure compliance to all employment legislation and regulatory guidelines such as EHT, CPP, EI, Income Tax, and benefit contributions, etc. including any Federal and Provincial Reporting and filing.
  • Maintain up to date employee files by processing changes such as new hires, terminations, salary increases etc. ensuring confidentiality.
  • Administer year-end payroll processing and tax forms as needed.
  • Keep current with federal/provincial legislation and changes, along with best practices in order to ensure the payroll program is compliant and effective.
  • Prepare appropriate monthly reconciliations as assigned including payroll accounts and relevant GL accounts.
  • Provide financial information to enable preparation of the annual budget and forecasts.
  • Liaise with payroll service providers, employees and auditors.
  • Support accounting team as required, with month end and year end audits.
  • Various accounting functions including reconciliations, reports, requisitions and/or other duties as directed. Focus will be on expenses.
  • Completed University degree, and Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification required.
  • Experience with and strong knowledge of Ceridian’s payroll system.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and effective interpersonal skills.
  • 3-5 years of experience administering Canadian payroll and benefits.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Able to proactively follow up on identified issues and work toward resolutions.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, combined with good business sense.