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Payroll Specialist

Location: Markham
Job Code: 19080
Employment Status: Full time
# of openings: 1



Reporting to the Payroll Manager, you will support the administration of payroll processes, procedures and practices for the payroll department which serves multi-location, multi-province users in both union and non-union environments. Your knowledge of PeopleSoft Time and Labor and PeopleSoft Payroll modules will help ensure that the department meets its payroll targets.


  • As a member of the Payroll team, support the Payroll Supervisor with payroll processing and administration for approximately 9,000 employees across Canada

  • Administer payroll processing for designated locations within required deadlines

  • Provide positive customer service responding to and resolving employee inquiries

  • Develop and maintain payroll reports and queries as required by the department

  • Work closely with Finance and IS teams on report content and ensuring that reporting timelines are met

  • Monitor, audit and reconcile payroll account balances to ensure accuracy

  • Support the team in completing payroll operations to ensure timely and accurate payroll generation

  • Actively apply a continuous improvement approach to all work processes, including process automation

  • Investigate payroll issues, identify causes, and formulate recommendations for implementation

  • Manage assigned projects to successful conclusions and participate, on a team basis, in the implementing of payroll projects

  • Recommend best practices regarding payroll matters to enhance payroll services/systems

  • Perform other miscellaneous and related duties as required or assigned



  • A Community College diploma in Payroll, Accounting or a related field

  • CPA Certification required

  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible payroll administration experience ( union and union experience is required)

  • HRMS Peoplesoft knowledge

  • Analytical and process improvement mindset

  • Knowledge of current legislative requirements and CRA regulations

  • Excellent problem solving skills, logical and innovative thinker

  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment

  • Process oriented, able to meet specific deadlines

  • Superior client service skills (both verbal and written) and strong active listening skills

  • Self -driven, independent thinker who is highly motivated and possesses an intrinsic passion for quality

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Advanced Excel skills


About Us:
SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.   In 2019 We were honoured to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers. 

Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at at your earliest convenience.

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