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Payroll Assistant (Part time 2 days per Week)

We are a progressive Human Resources consulting firm with a GREAT team and a fun working environment.  We are looking for a Payroll Assistant to help our Payroll Leader to work on payroll for our clients.  We are located in the West Island of Montreal.

Payroll Administration

  • Assist in the preparation and administration of payroll while auditing payroll processing reports for accuracy.
  • Ensure that all salaries are paid accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare all payroll related necessary forms.
  • Issue ad hoc, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including all year end processing including T4s, Releves, T2200 and other Mandatory forms
  • Handle all inquiries arising from questions about payroll.
  • Implement salary increases, bonuses, special payments in accordance with instruction given.
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Prepare monthly remittances and cheque requests for garnishments, WSIB, etc.
  • Monitor holiday and attendance records.
  • Respond to requests from employees and external agencies on matters related to payroll
  • Reconcile all required annual returns for tax, EHT and WSIB, CSST etc
  • Process EI enquiries, ROE’s and garnishee requests
  • Building best practices and improving methods, operating or administrative procedures in order to improve productivity or accuracy on payroll processing;
  • Coordinating the effective and timely preparation of all payrolls which includes the proper administration and calculation of all deductions;


  • Minimum of 3 years payroll experience for salaried and hourly employees.
  • Strong knowledge of Payroll systems
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office software, particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of income tax forms, health benefits programs, sick pay, and retirement plans.
  • Experience in all year end processing activities.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be articulate and possess good interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual, French and English
  • To be a member of Canadian Payroll Association, Canadian Payroll Association designation required ( PCP)
  • Thorough knowledge of government regulations as they relate to payroll
  • Ability to multi task, respond to ad hoc questions and interruptions while meeting deadlines.
  • Innovative, efficient and effective
  • Self-motivated, autonomous, flexible and adaptable approach to work processes, problem resolution and continuous process improvement
  • Ability to work under pressure as a member of a team and with all levels of the organization;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Adapts well to change
  • Work schedule is 2 days/week
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