Payroll Specialist

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Horizon Recruitment is recruiting for a Payroll Specialist to partner with the finance team of a rapidly growing HVAC, construction and services company in Burnaby. The Payroll Specialist will play a key role in preparing all payroll related information and partnering with external vendors to ensure all accuracy.



  • Prepare and administer Bi-weekly payroll in partnership with an external 3rd party vendor
  • Maintain current employee records in payroll system including entering and updating employee data, pay information, processing terminations, and other adjustments.
  • Filing and maintenance of employee files (both paper and electronic), including keeping filing cabinets organized and archiving terminated files as needed.
  • Monitor, track, and process employee pay increase eligibility for all employees.
  • Assist with all reporting to Canada Revenue Agency
  • Provide ad-hoc payroll-related reports to managers.
  • Respond to garnishments, ICBC, and other requests.


  • 2+ years of experience in Canadian payroll, accounting, human resources, and benefits administration is preferred.
  • Experience working with payroll processing software or an HRIS required.
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS-Office and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize, and organize multiple tasks effectively and to see them through to timely completion


**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.