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Payroll Specialist

Burlington, ON

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Payroll Job Number: 6217 Pay Rate: 70,000-80,000

Job Description

Please note: this position requires you to be in Ontario and in the local area, as this is an on-site position.

Our Canadian manufacturing client is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join their growing business. This is an on-site position with headquarters in Burlington, ON. This individual will bring prior payroll experience and knowledge to the table and will oversee day-to-day payroll operations. Our client has a great track record of retaining its employees, so this should be someone who will be happy in the role long term.

What our client has to offer:

  • Excellent compensation
  • A plus benefits package

Interested and qualified candidates can apply through this posting, or email Shannon quoting job #6217. We would like to thank all applicants however only those under consideration will be contacted. 


  • Process weekly salary payroll and monthly Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Review weekly hourly and contract payroll processed by the Payroll Administrator
  • Ensure Federal and provincial payroll laws, regulations, and internal policies are being followed
  • Analyze payroll data and identify trends, issues, and opportunities for improvement
  • Work cross-functionally with HR to administer the Pension, RRSP, and group benefits program, including payments and monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare payroll-related filings and supporting documentation (year-end tax statements, pension, ROE’s, Workers' Compensation, etc)
  • Prepare and balance period-end reports and reconcile issued payrolls to the GL
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly payroll-related payments and reporting as required
  • Assist with any payroll, benefit, or pension-related audits
  • Manage relationships with external payroll vendors, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of payroll data and processing
  • Provide excellent customer service to employees and respond to payroll inquiries and issues


  • PCP strongly preferred, with 3+ years of payroll experience
  • Ability to implement and role out any changes to efficiencies and process and explain why changes were made
  • Ceridian Dayforce experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with unionized employees and asset


Meet Your Recruiter

Shannon Breit
Senior Associate, Recruitment Services

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