Payroll Specialist, US

  • Location

    Vancouver, BC

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Payroll Specialist, US for an awesome downtown company. Our client scores top marks for culture, office perks and awesome staff. Among some of the awesome offerings: they have a snack wall, BBQ patios and a couple office pups!

Job Description:

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible for full cycle processing US payroll and benefits for semi-monthly staff (salary and hourly) across the US. You will be a champion of process improvement and payroll analysis, ensuring compliance and optimization. You will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers and providers. 


  • Prepare journal entries for payroll including entry, accrual, benefits and workers compensation
  •  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
  • Administration and support for Payroll and HR function
  • Compensation analysis and reporting
  • Liaise with benefits providers and administer various plans


  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role for a large organization (100 employees+) with US experience
  • 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.