Payroll Specialist

  • Location

    Burnaby, BC

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for one of our Lower Mainland clients. Our client is a fast growing company with many projects coming up across North America.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the bi-weekly payroll for 600+ salaried and hourly staff, union and non-union. You will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers and providers. 


  • Government reporting and calculations
  • Ensure the company is compliant with all legislative requirements regarding tax and payroll regulations
  • Assist with the implementation of payroll processing in new territories
  • Provide accurate reporting and reconciliation of payroll-related accounts on a monthly basis
  • Strive to continually improve the payroll process and procedures
  • Month end reconciliations of payroll related General Ledger accounts
  • Reporting as required from the Management team
  • Compensation analysis and reporting
  • Special projects and ad hoc analyses


  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role for a large organization (300 employees+)
  • Experience with SAP and a PCP certification would be assets
  • Great communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent Excel and Word skills
  • Outgoing, positive and enthusiastic personality

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.