Luxury Retreats - Payroll Administrator (fixed-term contract)

Luxury Retreats, now part of the Airbnb family, is seeking for a Payroll Administrator. 

What is it like to be a Payroll Administrator at Luxury Retreats? Do you have a broad knowledge of payroll processes with an impressive respect for accuracy and deadlines? Are you highly methodical and able to provide prompt and reliable customer service within a growing organization? If this is starting to sound a lot like you, keep reading

Think you have what it takes?  Here is what you will need to deliver:

  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Handle the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll for over 250 employees; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Maintains the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor" home" work, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)
  • Perform payroll tax reconciliations for US and Canada;
  • Perform 2017 year-end Tax T4 and W2 reconciliation;
  • Work on various ad-hoc projects, like report creating, payroll spend analysis, payroll optimization and general process improvement;
  • Assist US and Canada Payroll Managers as needed.

 Who you are and what you’ve accomplished:


    Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting desirable;
  • 3 years of experience managing payroll for over 150 employees;
  • Certified Canada Payroll Administrator (CPA Level 1) required;
  • Broad and thorough knowledge of payroll and related legislation with proven ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex payroll problems and make recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Above average knowledge of Excel;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Sound judgment, coupled with excellent analytical, numerical and evaluation skills;
  • Solid organizational and time management skills;
  • Customer service oriented with team members;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Self-sufficiency and ability to respect tight deadlines within a fast paced environment.

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