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EY Payroll Supervisor in Toronto, Ontario

Payroll Supervisor

Core Business Services

Requisition # TOR004F5

Post Date Aug 26, 2020

The opportunity

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

As a Payroll Supervisor, you’ll join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, and working as a member of the payroll team, this role is responsible for the efficient processing of the semi-monthly payroll for approximately 5,500 salaried and hourly employees and the related day-to-day payroll operations. In addition, this role offers the opportunity to be a critical team member in the implementation and testing of new/enhanced payroll systems.

Your key responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate / timely semi-monthly payroll processing while maximizing efficiencies, maintaining operational standards and adhering to department policies and procedures.

  • Act as a liaison with all Government agencies and assist with internal / external audits including CRA and WCB.

  • Maintain professional knowledge of all payroll legislative changes.

  • Provide timely response to inquiries from HR, accounting, managers, employees, government, and other third-party agencies utilizing knowledge and interpretation of policies, procedures, and legislation.

  • Configure payroll reports utilizing Ceridian’s report writer as required; create, modify, and utilize spreadsheets to administer various payroll transactions; conduct payroll analysis as required.

  • Reconcile Payroll Liability G/L accounts monthly and make required adjustments.

  • Prepares payroll taxable benefits on a quarterly basis for gifts to staff, fitness, professional dues.

  • Reconcile payroll on a quarterly cycle (T4, T4A’s, etc.)

  • Prepare and submit all annual returns in a timely manner (T4, T4A’s, Releve1, EHT, WCB).

  • Responsible for vacation on overtime and vacation on time in lieu payout

  • Work closely with HR team members to manage enhancements to processes and legislation.

  • Assist with implementation and testing of custom applications, internal interfaces and upgrades to payroll software.

  • Act as a Team Lead in the absence of the Payroll Manager.

  • Training of payroll team.

  • Other duties / projects as assigned.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Greater than 15 years of experience in large professional services environment.

  • Atleast 3 years supervisory experience.

  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certificate required.

  • Experience in accounting/reconciliations of payroll liabilities accounts and knowledge of Payroll GL.

  • Working knowledge of Ceridian payroll system (Insync) with greater than 5 years of experience.

  • Advanced expertise in excel.

  • Complex payroll knowledge i.e. Global reporting of salaries, expatriates and inbounds.

  • Deal with Government agencies CRA, Service Canada.

  • Source deductions (CPP, EI)- balancing to report, cheque requisitions, maintain running total to balance to T4.

  • Previous experience with payroll system upgrades.

  • Experience with Ceridian Dayforce would be an asset.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today .

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.