Payroll Accountant

Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 2 weeks 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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