Payroll Clerk

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type Temporary
Job ID 16454
Job Description
  • Perform a variety of payroll processing activities, including computing wage payments, verifying the monthly payroll reports and preparing month end journal entries
  • Process terminations including final pay and Record of Employment
  • Process new hire forms and respond to inquiries new employees may have regarding benefits and payroll
  • Update changes related to payroll, and miscellaneous changes in payroll system
  • Assist with analysis and reconciliation of payroll, liability and operating accounts, government remittance and source deduction reconciliations
  • Process workers compensation premium payments and assist with annual reconciliations
  • Track vacation entitlement and usage for each employee; calculate vacation days payable upon departure
  • Respond to inquiries and prepare reports for various internal and external sources on a variety of financial matters
  • Respond to inquiries from employees regarding enrollment, change in dependent status, and other general inquiries
  • Assist in the maintenance and tracking of employee benefit records including the accumulation and use of vacations, miscellaneous leaves of absence, etc.  


  • A minimum of two years of directly relevant experience
  • Basic understanding of the accounting cycle, specifically the payroll cycle, through to preparation of payroll entries and reconciliation of year-end balances
  • Basic understanding of payroll regulations and practices across Canada, statutory deductions, taxable benefits, workers compensation legislation, and employee payroll documentation
  • Knowledge of employee benefit administration procedures
  • Knowledge of payroll software system applications
  • Strong data entry and word processing skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite, with a high proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Bilingualism an asset

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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