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Bilingual Payroll Administrator

Harris Computer Systems

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

Job DescriptionHarris Corporate has an exciting opportunity to be a member of the Payroll team as Bilingual Payroll Adminstrator ! The Payroll Administrator’s primary role is to prepare and process a semi-monthly payroll for salaried and hourly employees in multiple provinces. The ideal candidate will have the responsibility to administer day to day payroll operations, prepare and review regulatory reporting, assess and establish internal controls, evaluate current payroll operations, offer recommendations for process improvement, and ensure adherence to regulatory standards. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a growing team as our company is growing organically! * Prepare and process an accurate semi-monthly payroll for employees in Quebec. * Work closely with the HR team regarding payroll related items including, benefit deductions, leave of absences and disability, onboarding of new employees, termination of existing employees, documentation retention, etc… * Responsible for all aspects of payroll including General Ledger (GL) reporting, T4’s, T4A’s, Releve 1’s, T2200’s, TD1’s, direct deposits, salary updates, voluntary and non-voluntary deductions, garnishments, PTO, leaves of absence and termination payments. * Process / monitor tax payments and ensure related forms and reports are in compliance with Federal and Provincial legislation. This includes dealing with CRA, HRDC, provincial workers compensation agencies, RQ, Service Canada, CSST, etc. * Perform payroll audits as needed to ensure accuracy. * Responds to / resolves payroll questions and discrepancies and deliver quality customer service. * Assist in development of overall payroll procedures by recommending improvements or changes when deemed necessary for greater efficiency. * Reconcile and assist with journal entries for payroll related GL accounts and all other accounting items related to payroll. * Must be able to work effectively with finance team on financial tasks such as reconciliation of bank statements and general ledger inquiries. * Maintain employee documents. * Perform special projects or other duties as requested. * Prepare monthly payroll reconciliation for Corporate Controllers. * Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. * Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information. * High proficiency in Microsoft Office. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) * Must have excellent judgment, independent thinker, and resourceful. * Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required. * 3 + years of recent hands on payroll processing experience. Strong comfort with large payroll processing (e.g., ADP, Ceridian, Paychex, etc.) and accounting systems (e.g., Great Plains). * 2-year accounting or finance degree preferred * Bilingual: English & French Harris is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation’s growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations. Harris is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #WeAreHarris