Payroll Specialist
Angus Systems Group Ltd. - Toronto, ON

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POSITION : Payroll Specialist
REPORTING TO: Chief Financial Officer

Purpose and Scope:
This position is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and processing of payroll for unionized and non-unionized employees, and acting as the point of contact in regards to any inquiries or issues related to payroll.

Duties and Activities:

  • Prepare and process semi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll for unionized and non-unionized employees across Canada and the U.S., using Easy Pay payroll software.
  • Calculate, monitor, administer and remit benefits (medical/dental, LTD, STD), DB and DC pension plans, U.S. benefits, expenses, scholarships/bursaries.
  • Prepare all periodic and year-end payroll reports and forms for all employees (i.e. ROE, T4, T4A).
  • Review and analyze submitted timesheets for accuracy prior to processing.
  • Calculate and process payroll changes including rate changes, overtime, shift premiums, pager/on-call, etc.
  • Working with managers/supervisors in tracking and monitoring vacation time and accruals.
  • Reconciling and remitting to government agencies (i.e. CRA, Service Canada, etc.).
  • Responding to and providing information to employee inquiries, issues and questions regarding payroll.
  • Establish policies and procedures around payroll processes.
  • Support HR with processes relating to payroll (i.e. new hires, terminations, benefits analysis, etc.).
  • Maintain current knowledge of payroll legislation, payroll practices and labour standards in Canada by engaging in continuing education opportunities.
  • Input and maintain employee data in Easy Pay and Vision.
  • Review and process expense reimbursements.
  • Mail-out employee pay stubs as required.
  • Foster and develop strong relationships with all staff, as well as external partners.
  • Provide support on Payroll projects (i.e. implementing HRMS system, on-line pay stubs, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree, and or college diploma in Human Resources Management, Accounting or relevant area of study.
  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) or Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation completed or in progress.
  • Minimum 5 – 7 years Payroll experience; previous work experience/demonstrated knowledge in a unionized environment preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Advanced level computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook); previous experience/knowledge with/of HRMS is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment where unanticipated changes in demands often necessitate a change in priorities.
  • Exceptional commitment to customer service with a strong sense of urgency.

About this company
With over 40 years experience throughout North America, Angus Consulting Management Limited (ACML) is one of Canada’s most established...