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Payroll Coordinator

Ottawa, ON

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 30868

Job Description

Our Client is dedicated to quality and craftsmanship. Located in Ottawa, they pride themselves on providing a healthy, diverse, and balanced work environment. Working with a team of over 250 Full-time employees, top contractors, and professionals, we have built over 8,000 Tarion certified homes, 4,000 condominiums, and several retirement homes totaling 500 suites. They are currently looking for a new graduate who is passionate about Payroll.

The Role of the Payroll Clerk will be to support the Payroll Manager in all areas of payroll administration. Your role will be to help maintain all payroll documentation and ensure compliance, assist with payroll audits, reconcile payroll transactions to the GL, and answer any inquiries related to payroll problems or concerns. The Payroll Coordinator will manage all payroll remittances, deductions, garnishments, and T4s. You will be the primary point of contact for onboarding or offboarding employees and assist the payroll manager with any additional administrative duties.

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate who has a passion for numbers and payroll. You will ideally have 1 year of payroll experience combined with an accounting or administrative diploma. You will have some basic understanding of payroll software and any experience with Dayforce would be considered an asset. We are looking for someone enthusiastic and who will bring a customer service approach to the payroll function. This role is ideal for someone who has taken a co-op or internship and had the opportunity to understand the payroll cycle but is looking for stability and mentorship to take the next step.

What will make you stand out:

  • 1 year of experience or a co-op/internship within accounting or payroll
  • Passion and interest in taking on the payroll function
  • Exceptional attention to detail and pride in accuracy
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Excellent adaptability to new computer applications.


If you are a recent graduate from an HR, Accounting, or Business Administration program, have a coop or internship under your belt, and are keen to get into a payroll position, we want to hear from you. This fantastic entry-level role awaits you. Contact us at mbranker@recruitinginmotion.ca

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