Robert Half Accountemps Senior Payroll Specialist in Vancouver, British Columbia

As the industry leader in Specialized Staffing in Accounting and Finance, we have access to companies and clients across a wide range of industries and business sectors. Just by working with us, you will have an opportunity to deepen your professional network and gain experience to widen your resume portfolio regardless where you are in your career!

We provide competitive wages, vacation pay, holiday pay while also provide our registered candidates with over 8,000+ courses online training resource free of charge to further improve your skills in this competitive job market. Additional benefits include Tuition Reimbursement program and an attractive Referral Bonus program! To find out more, please visit us today at Accountemps seeks a Senior Payroll Specialist to help process full cycle payroll for a temporary to potential full time contract position. Applicants who offer articulate communication skills, in addition to strong problem-solving abilities, will find this to be the perfect opportunity. This dedicated and passionate team is your next step for a career growth opportunity. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Senior Payroll Administrator position is a short term temporary opportunity. What you get to do every day - BC payroll - US payroll - Offer proper review and verification of source documents - Continue employee confidence in payroll operations by keeping sensitive information confidential - Proper payroll information maintenance by collecting, calculating, and entering data - Updating payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers - Using federal and state regulations and guidelines, certify company compliance - Put together summaries of employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments and employee federal and state income and social security taxes to calculate all payroll liabilities - Draft reports by organizing all summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages - Manage other tasks as assigned - Manage employee deductions and other liabilities - Report needed changes after maintaining payroll operations according to established policies and procedures - Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information - Draft relevant year-end reports, as well as weekly, monthly, and quarterly ones, for department heads - Help payroll manage all internal and external audits - Take charge of all questions and requests related to payroll

  • Comprehensive knowledge of payroll systems for 1000 employees
  • Strong familiarity with ADP Workforce Now
  • Knowledge of US and Canadian payroll
  • Mastery of federal and state payroll regulations and requirements
  • Prior experience using accounting software
  • Understanding of internal controls
  • 3+ years of payroll experience
  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen
  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities
  • Meet and uphold Certified Payroll Professional criteria
  • PCP certified
  • Command of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills - pivot tables and vlookups If you have the required background and is interested in this amazing contract position, please submit your resume to quoting "05060-0010127976 Senior Payroll Specialist"

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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