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Payroll Specialist/ Analyst 3-15754

Toronto, ON

You’re an awesome team player who will drive client'sTotal Rewards & supporting operational strategy forward. Your passion, strong payroll accounting expertise, education, and exceptional collaboration abilities are strengths that will be critical in the delivery of our products and services. Your experience using SAP as your platform for improvements, investigations and problem solving, will support continued team success. Your insightful portfolio analytics and recommendations, knowledge of our processes and areas for opportunity will influence strategic decisions made by leaders. You’ll also team up with friendly, supportive internal partners, including P&C leadership and business partner members and our key business stakeholders, and external stakeholders, such as government agencies, to shape the future of work.

• Execution and/or support of our biweekly, monthly, quarterly and annual payroll accounting functions
o ensure all inputs and outputs of your payroll financials are compliant with client, legislated or negotiated requirements
o meet both internal and external auditor’s Sarbanes-Oxley control requirements
o ensure compliance with federal and provincial legislation and company policies
o accountable for the accuracy, limit in use and protection of team member data within your role
o leverage and enhance our use of the SAP payroll and financial systems to support your deliverables
o accountable for payroll postings, GL accounts, journal entries, accruals, reconciliations, employee receivables, liability and expenses, banking accounts and all payroll government remittances
o administration of government programs to support COVID-19 employer responsibilities
• Operate as a Trusted Advisor and Subject Matter Expert in Payroll Accounting:
o provide guidance to the P&C Operations leadership team related to facilitation of escalated issues through problem recognition, research, and analysis, leveraging SAP as required
o collaborate with business partners to support various programs to our team members, including recommendations to gain direction, alignment, and final approval of your leader
o build strong relationships across Canada within the P&C community and represent P&C Operations at various meetings, acting as a technical payroll accounting resource
• Provide critical business insights and thought leadership
o Identify, develop and implement radical simplification and everyday innovation as part of our everyday culture
o maintain our compliance adherence brand both internally with audit and externally with government and audit agencies to prevent penalties for non-compliance
o provide expertise in payroll and HR business processes and related system requirements for HR and payroll financial operations
o ownership of wage type definition and payroll schedules
o implement payroll accounting best practices for pay policies to improve processes, deselect non-value-add work to ultimately increase efficiency and time to focus on our customer

Must to have skills: 
1. Expert experience using the different functions on SAP , esp. the HR/ Payroll modules.
2. Strong Excel Skills/ Payroll Accountant
3. Able to manage numerous competing priorities and commitments with extremely high attention to detail in an organized manner (ideally from a large organization)

Nice to have skills:
1. CHRP designation
2. Bilingual in English and French
3. Experience working with Canada Revenue Agency and Revenue Québec
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