Payroll Technician and Accounting Support [Montreal]

The ideal candidate possesses the following assets: 

 

  • Proven work experience (minimum 5 years) as a payroll technician
  • Knowledge of APD Workforce Now and SAGE 300 is an asset
  • Experience in carrying out accounting tasks (accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank  reconciliation) an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and must perform well in a varied IT environment
  • Professional attitude and demonstrate autonomy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, bilingualism required
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when problems arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • DEC in accounting or equivalent

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

  • Perform the complete payroll cycle for our Canadian and American entities
  • Create, verify and follow up on information in employee files (hiring, departure, illness, alimony, etc.)
  • Validate the supporting documents for the expense accounts and their coding.
  • Respond to various requests from employees regarding their pay and group insurance
  • Keep the group insurance plan up to date in the systems, transmit information to new employees, enroll new employees in the plan, etc.
  • Prepare, review and transmit year-end documents such as T4, Relevé 1, Summary, CNESST, WSIB, etc.
  • Responsible for US government remittances in various US states.
  • Maintaining group RRSP and 401(K) records, transmitting information on these plans to new employees and notifying employees of any changes.
  • Record journal entries relating to payroll in the accounting system.
  • Prepare check requisitions for certain manual remittances of source deductions.
  • Produce various payroll analyses when requested.
  • Contribute to the team effort by performing accounting tasks as needed.

 

Work environment & Benefits: 

 

  • Schedule of five (5) days per week (37.5 hours), telecommuting possible after training.
  • Twenty-five (25) days off per year
  • Medical and dental insurance after 3 months of service
  • Collaborative team
  • Free parking

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