Accountant and Payroll Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Toronto


About the Opportunity

  • Process monthly payroll accurately and on time, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations
  • Collaborate with HR department to ensure accurate employee data and compliance with payroll policies
  • Conduct bank reconciliations to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and investigate and resolve any discrepancies
  • Assist in month-end closing procedures, including preparing journal entries and financial statements
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions
  • Provide support during audits by preparing documentation and responding to inquiries
  • Stay informed about changes in payroll and accounting regulations and ensure compliance with relevant laws and standards
  • Assist with ad hoc financial projects and tasks as required
  • Provide assistance to Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) departments when required, including invoice processing, vendor payment, and student billing/collection
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, budgets, and forecasts
  • Analyze financial data and provide insights to support decision-making
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining internal controls and procedures to ensure compliance and mitigate risks
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives aimed at improving efficiency and effectiveness within the finance department
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and technological advancements in accounting and payroll software

  • About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA candidate is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in payroll processing and general accounting.
  • Proficiency in accounting software, particularly Excel. (pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulations and tax laws.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across departments.
  • Discretion and integrity when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Salary Range
    $60,000 – $70,000/year

    How to Apply
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    You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity.

    A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

    Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

    EEO Notice

    Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.