Payroll Accounting Analyst

  • Date Posted Jul 5, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14805

Are you a versatile self-starter with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with attention to detail? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top clients this role calls for a Payroll Accounting Analyst who will be responsible for carrying out the full payroll accounting cycle. This candidate will create monthly payroll-related journal entries.


  • Investigates data quality issues and unusual transactions on a timely basis and works with HR/Payroll independently to resolve issues. Reports to management on payroll accounting issues.
  • Leads project to improve quality of payroll account reconciliations.
  • Participates in projects that improve the accounting close cycle and support business decision-making.
  • Participates in quarterly and annual audits.
    Performs other ad-hoc duties as assigned by management.

Desired skill set:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Canadian and US payroll accounting
  • Technologically proficient; has an affinity for systems and applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of GAAP and audit standards
  • Good understanding of balance sheet accounts, account reconciliations, journal entries, and accrual accounting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage varying deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think critically and recommend ideas for improvement on existing established policies and practices
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-secondary education in Accounting

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Ceridian software 

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