payroll specialist, Vancouver

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contact
randstad canada
job type
contract
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job details

posted
location
vancouver, british columbia
sector
finance and accounting
job type
contract
reference number
2236364STFEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Are you a payroll professional with previous experience processing payroll and benefits in a large corporate environment? Do you have experience with PeopleSoft Payroll and are looking for a new opportunity to develop your skills? If so we have an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Payroll Specialist to support our client, a leading global bank, in their Vancouver office (working remotely until further notice). In this role you will be working full time hours on a 8 month assignment (with potential for extension), and earn a competitive rate within the market. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

• Support the Head of Payroll in delivering timely, accurate Canadian payroll and benefits administration for 6 companies and 5800 employees
• Independently interpret, administer and provide support to and communication with employees/managers with respect to payroll processing and related taxes and benefit policies and procedures
• Complete quality assurance processes through analytical review of data to ensure timely and accurate delivery of salaries/wages, and incentive payments
• Perform financial controls according to established and agreed procedures, escalating issues appropriately and in a timely manner. Liaise with revenue agencies and external vendors to fulfill administrative duties. Contribute to the continuous management of risks within the department through reassessment of internal controls, ensuring processes adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements
• Provide timely response to inquiries from HR, Finance, managers, employees, government, and other third-party agencies utilizing knowledge and interpretation of policies, procedures, and legislation
• Reconcile Payroll Liability General Ledger accounts monthly and make required adjustments
• Reconcile Payroll on a quarterly cycle (T4, T4A’s, etc.)
• Prepare and submit all annual returns in a timely manner (T4, T4A’s, Releve1, EHT, WCB)
• Work with consistent accuracy to enable greater efficiency in meeting payroll and HR Operation’s needs
• Manage and resolve escalated customer concerns/complaints and use appropriate business judgement, making considered decisions (in line with authority level) to protect and enhance core values, reputation and the business
• Demonstrate leadership through coaching, best practice sharing, mentoring and process improvements

Advantages
• Gain experience working for a leading and globally recognized organization
• Earn a competitive rate within the industry
• Work full time hours on a 8 month assignment with potential for extension
• Vancouver, BC Location (working remotely until further notice)

Qualifications
• Minimum 2 years Canadian Payroll experience running full-cycle payroll
• Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate (CPC) or Canadian Payroll Manager (CPM) from the Canadian Payroll Association
• Strong accounting background and ability to reconcile payroll related GL accounts
• Experience with HR policies, procedures and multi-provincial labour standards
• Strong Microsoft Excel and Word processing skills, including MS Access
• Well-developed analytical, decision-making, customer service skills
• Organized, detailed-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to have a flexible schedule during peak times to meet payroll deadlines
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with PeopleSoft 9.4 version is a large asset!

Tyrone,
Anna

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727
ADVANTAGES
• Gain experience working for a leading and globally recognized organization
• Earn a competitive rate within the industry
• Work full time hours on a 8 month assignment with potential for extension
• Vancouver, BC Location (working remotely until further notice)

RESPONSIBILITIES


QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 2 years Canadian Payroll experience running full-cycle payroll
• Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate (CPC) or Canadian Payroll Manager (CPM) from the Canadian Payroll Association
• Strong accounting background and ability to reconcile payroll related GL accounts
• Experience with HR policies, procedures and multi-provincial labour standards
• Strong Microsoft Excel and Word processing skills, including MS Access
• Well-developed analytical, decision-making, customer service skills
• Organized, detailed-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to have a flexible schedule during peak times to meet payroll deadlines
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with PeopleSoft 9.4 version is a large asset!