Payroll Specialist - 2 months

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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    over 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist for one of our Lower Mainland, non-profit clients to cover a 2 month leave of absence. Our client is a stable organization that offers great work-life balance while also offering fulfilling work.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for the bi-weekly payroll for up to 150 salaried and hourly unionized staff. You will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers and providers. 


  • Process bi-weekly payroll for submission to ADP. 
  • Field staff questions regarding pay inquiries.
  • Government reporting and calculations
  • Ensure the company is compliant with all legislative requirements regarding tax and payroll regulations
  • 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
  • Ad hoc reporting as required from the Management team
  • Special projects and ad hoc analyses


  • 2+ years of full cycle payroll experience for a mid sized organization (50 employees+)
  • Proficient using ADP Pay At Work and ezLabour.
  • Knowledge of HEU and BCNU collective agreements. 
  • Exposure to Scheduling in an unionized environment. The candidate will not be doing scheduling as they have a Scheduler but some knowledge of scheduling would be great.
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable experience with PCC (Point Click Care) ideally. 
  • PCP certification would be an asset but not required
  • 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.