Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Are you looking for an opportunity with a unique not for profit organization? If so, we have a role for you! See below:

• Prepare 2 weekly payrolls for salaried and hourly staff, production, cast and unionized crew using the payroll service provider PAYWORKS (transitioning to ADP in 2019)
• Ensure accuracy of processing with respect to unionized employees
• Process new hires/terminations, changes in employee information, manual cheques, ad hoc payments as required
• Prepare allocations for production and show expenses from weekly payroll processing
• Prepare and enter payroll journals into Project Costing and General Ledger on the TRAVERSE Accounting System
• Prepare journals and process various remittances for unions, associations, garnishments, WSIB, and group benefit plans
• Provide monthly reconciliation and analysis of GL accounts used in payroll processing
• Prepare monthly salary and benefits report updating actual YTD expenses, comparing to fiscal year budget and updating forecast with notes accounting for variances
• Prepare preliminary salary and benefit budget
• Comply with all Provincial employment standards; keeping up to date with legislated changes
• Audit payroll for accuracy; ensure the validity and integrity of the payroll database
• Liaise with Executive Producer on non-resident CRA issues and filings for performers
• Prepare and file annual T4 /T4A / T4A-NR / T5; prepare ROEs
• Administer company benefit/RSP programs for salaried employees
• Communicate with employees with respect to benefit/RSP procedures
• Handle inquiries with respect to payroll policies and procedures
• Maintain confidential employee information files
• Maintain and update ‘Employee Handbook’ and ‘Welcome’ package
• Track vacation entitlements for salaried staff
• Provide support to departmental team leads in analysis of their departmental monthly results to target
• Provide accounting/analysis support for monthly reporting package for management
• Provide accounting/analysis support for Year-End Financials preparation and audit
• Provide support in other accounting functions as identified

Competitive annual salary
Convenient downtown location
Comprehensive benefits plan

• At least 4 years of experience in a payroll and benefits role
• Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification with the Canadian Payroll Association
• Experience with ADP payroll, time and attendance, and HR is preferred
• Experience with CAEA contracts and IATSE benefits is desirable
• Strong computer proficiency with MS Office products – EXCEL mandatory
• Must be proactive with making processes more efficient


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Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.

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