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A local successful food catering business is currently looking for a Payroll Coordinator to join their tight knit Finance team. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position is responsible for assisting in multiple financial activities relating to the company’s bi-weekly payroll. Other responsibilities include performing various other accounting functions. Integrity and strong attention to detail are crucial for this role.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation and administration of payroll for Ontario employees, while auditing payroll processing reports for accuracy.
  • Ensure that all salaries are paid accurately and in a timely fashion to all Ontario union and non-union employees.
  • Prepare forms, such as records of employment, income tax forms, and remittances.
  • Assist in the administration of employee programs (e.g. group benefits, defined contribution pension plan).
  • Perform T4 reconciliation.
  • Issue ad hoc, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Take and handle all inquiries arising from questions about payroll.
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Collaborate with the HR department and other departments to ensure pay and personnel records and time cards are accurate and up to date.
  • Maintain vacation and sick accrual.
  • Meet internal /External audit requirements.
  • Other financial duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • University degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems, internal controls, and management.
  • ADP Workforce Now experience and SAP experience are desirable.
  • Experience in a unionized environment is desirable.
  • Experience in managing the processing of salaries, hourly union wages, and other forms of compensation.
  • Knowledge of audits, income tax forms, health benefits programs, sick pay, and retirement plans.
  • Good knowledge of accounting processes.
  • Ability to prepare ad hoc reports using Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information ethically and professionally.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanour.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Highly conscientious, along with an energetic and mature approach.

Pay: $53,000.00-$60,000.00 per year


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • payroll: 3 years (preferred)


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