Payroll Accountant

City: Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
Title: Payroll Accountant
Employment Type: Permanent

Staffmax is assisting our Steinbach client with the hire of an experienced Payroll Accountant to handle the needs of the department. This full time Monday-to-Friday role is located in Steinbach, MB.

Your Duties Will Include:

  • Processing of payroll functions, including new hires, information updates and pay-rate changes for existing workers, and terminations
  • Verification of payroll information accuracy
  • Processing of payroll cycles
  • Processing and remittances of WCB premiums, reconciliations, and government statutory deductions
  • Monthly payroll account reconciliations
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate payroll records and reports
  • Federal and provincial regulation compliance
  • Preparation of payroll reports for distribution to stakeholders
  • Group-benefits administration support
  • Assisting employees with personal and confidential payroll inquiries
  • Assisting with employee onboarding through collection and recording of accurate payroll information
  • Administrative support to the Payroll and Human Resources teams as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • This role is located in Steinbach; you must be able to reliably commute to Steinbach
  • An accounting or finance degree is a strong asset
  • If you have, or you are working towards a Payroll Compliance Professional designation, this will be considered a strong asset
  • Attention to detail, and planning/time-management skills are essential
  • Customer service skills for working with employees, contractors/vendors, and teammates is essential
  • Prior experience working with payroll tax and payroll processing is an asset
  • Experience with Great Plains and Microsoft Office is essential
  • Prior experience working with confidential information is an asset
  • Experience with written communication of official documents, such as reports, policy and procedure, memos, official emails, and various other forms of formal correspondence, is an asset
  • Prior experience working under tight deadlines while prioritizing and problem-solving is essential

If this sounds like a good fit, we'd love to hear from you!

We thank all applicants; only candidates selected for further screening will be contacted.

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