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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Payroll Administrator


This is a fulltime non-union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week.
(Monday – Friday)


  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate that employees are paid in accordance to employment contracts and are charged to proper GL accounts and proper dimension combinations.
  • Responsible for setting up payroll details, including pay controls, rates, tax authority information and other authority information in Microsoft Dynamics NAV payroll system.
  • Responsible for vacation and sick days validation and update. Update and calculate vacation liability.
  • Prepare and submit all required Record of Employment (ROE.)
  • Liaise with benefits provider and responsible for employees’ benefit update, accurate benefit deductions and record keeping
  • Work closely with managers and Human Resources to address all payroll related issues
  • Responsible for payroll year-end duties, i.e. T4, T4 summary, and other year-end forms.
  • Responsible for all payroll related tax remittances (i.e. tax withholdings, EHT and WSIB, etc. on a timely manner.
  • Responsible for payroll year-end audit & T4 summary reconciliations.
  • Responsible for Microsoft Dynamics NAV upgrades and attending seminar if necessary.
  • Responsible for Questica benefit rates configurations and update.
  • Provide union seniorities update for Pension plan.
  • Responsible for payroll payable accounts reconciliation.
  • Other ad hoc payroll analysis as required.
  • Qualifications:

  • College or University Degree in related Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioners (PCP) and with good standing membership of Canadian Payroll Association
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a large payroll (400 employees) environment with unionized payroll experience
  • Minimum of 1 year payroll experience working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV payroll system.
  • Experience with payroll tax, EHT and WSIB remittances.
  • General accounting experience considered an asset.
  • Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize work to meet payroll deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (advanced in MS Excel).
  • Knowledge of payroll accounting and applicable government legislation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented and ability to work to tight timelines
  • Location:

    1710 Dufferin Street

    Duration of Position:

    March 25, 2019

    Starting Salary Range:

    $50,108 to $54,484 per annum + benefits

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    If you are interested, please quote Reference #30-19
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Saniyah Farid
    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Fax: 416.658.8537

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.