Payroll and Benefits Coordinator - Permanent Full Time

Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Finance/Treasurer, the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator will support the organization by managing the payroll and benefits process (with a focus on payroll) and ensuring compliance with County’s policies as well as applicable legislation.

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What you’ll do

  • Process biweekly payroll for union and non-union employees.
  • Process monthly payroll for Councillors.
  • Perform manual calculations for leaves of absence, retro pay increments, temporary wage top-ups, benefits, and adjustments that impact employee pay.
  • Prepare all remittance reports related to payroll including statutory remittances, pension contributions, union dues, group benefits, garnishees, etc.
  • Prepare all year end reconciliation and reporting requirements for Income Tax, Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Employment Insurance (EI), Employer Health Tax (EHT), Workplace Safety an Insurance Board (WSIB), T4/T4A forms and pension adjustment calculations.
  • Communicate with employees regarding payroll, benefit and pension changes; prepare and provide correspondence in relation to payroll and benefits
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring

  • Two (2) year diploma in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certificate
  • Minimum three (3) years’ full-cycle experience in payroll
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices and principles used in the preparation, calculation and processing of payrolls; and of the rules, regulations and legislation applicable to same
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including spreadsheet application
  • Advanced skills in computerized payroll software
  • Ability to understand and perform payroll calculations and to control and balance records and summaries
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