• Payroll Accountant

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/9/2018 3:26 PM)
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services
    Career Level
    Entry Level, Experienced
    Postal Code
    M5E 1W1
  • Job Description (EN)

    Payroll Accountant

    Position Description


    Title:  Payroll Accountant

    Reports to:  Senior Manager, Corporate


    Position Summary:  Working closely with the Corporate Accounting and Payroll departments, the incumbent will be responsible for the accurate accounting of payroll transactions, monthly reporting, and payroll analytics.   The objective is to maintain accurate and timely accounting & payroll information for internal and external reporting. 





    • Prepare payroll journal entries for each pay period including regional allocations, crew allocations, etc
    • Prepare monthly accrual journal entries
    • Run monthly budget to actual variance reports and perform detailed analysis with explanations
    • Payroll analytics as required
    • Creating new reports as required
    • Involved in the budgeting process – creating and maintaining templates, etc
    • Monthly reconciliation of payroll accounts to ADP data
    • Prepare JE and reports for management and analytics
    • Prepare detailed annual budgets for salaries and benefits by property, including cost allocations
    • Responsible for dealing with auditor’s requirements on a quarterly and annual basis
    • Responsible for maintenance of benefit and stock plans
    • Other duties as assigned by management


    • 3 - 5 years related experience; emphasis on analytics ; post-secondary education
    • Knowledge of accounting principles and theories
    • Experience with SAP an asset
    • Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel – advanced level
    • Discretion and sensitivity regarding confidential information
    • Excellent analytical skills essential
    • Well organized and able to manage time effectively
    • Able to work under tight deadlines and ability to multitask and be flexible




    CAPREIT values diversity in the workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. 

    CAPREIT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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