Robert Half Accountemps Payroll Administrator in North York, Ontario

Accountemps is looking for candidates with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, for their Payroll Administrator role. This dynamic work environment will be the perfect opportunity for your career, provided you demonstrate strong communication skills and adept problem-solving capabilities. This Payroll Administrator opportunity ensures you will be part of a great team for career growth. Based in North York, Ontario, the Payroll Administrator position is a short term temporary opportunity.

Your responsibilities as a Payroll Administrator:

  • Handle specific weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for department heads

  • Ensure compliance with federal and provincial regulations and guidelines

  • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll

  • Manage issues related to employee deductions and other liabilities, including reconciling

  • Compile all information in reference to summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages for reports

  • Resolve payroll discrepancies via information collection and analysis

  • Establish payroll liabilities after calculating all employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer social security, unemployment, and worker compensation payments

  • Promote employee confidence by protecting payroll operations and keeping information confidential

  • Perform other tasks as necessary

  • Answer questions and requests related to payroll information

  • Understand and report necessary changes to payroll operations by maintaining established policies and procedures

  • Maintain all updates of payroll records by tracking changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers

  • Manage payroll information by keeping proper records for collecting, calculating, and entering data

  • Exercise review and verification of source documents

To be considered for this Payroll Administrator role:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

  • Well-informed in basic accounting principles and solid financial acumen

  • Certified Payroll Professional will be given preference

  • Knowledgeable about federal and state payroll regulations and requirements

  • Mastery of internal controls

  • Ceridian experience

  • Command of payroll systems for 100-500 employees

  • Prior experience working with accounting software

  • Previous experience handling high volume multi-state payroll, billing, licensing, AP, etc.

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 2+ years of strong payroll experience

Please submit your resume to, quoting job order #05050-0010532663.

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 has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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