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Payroll Analyst


Requisition # 2395700
Job Location Canada-Ontario-Markham
Job Stream Human Resources~
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions 1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date 07-Mar-2023
Travel Required Not Required
Educational Requirements N/A
Languages Required English
Job Description

The Payroll Analyst – HR Operations will ensure that assigned payroll is processed accurately and effectively, and in addition to the normal HR Payroll Operations Coordinator responsibilities, supports the Manager as a relatively more knowledgeable team member by taking responsibility for more sensitive or complex functions of the payroll team. These additional responsibilities may include assisting with the training of less experienced team members, supporting special projects and initiatives, processing executive and salaried payroll, and providing support for escalated payroll questions and issues.


This position will be located at our Head Office in Markham, Ontario and will have flexibility for both remote and in-office work based on our hybrid work model.



  • Prepare, balance & reconcile payroll data; and complete audits on any changes and updates to payroll.
  • Process and review earnings, deductions and tax withholdings applying company policy, collective agreements & tax compliance requirements.
  • Calculate earnings such as retro pay, holiday pay, reimbursements from employees for overpayments, benefits, pensions, union dues, paid leaves, etc.
  • Complete any related analysis and investigations.
  • Provide coaching and training as required to junior staff.
  • Complete required payroll testing and any subsequent documentation.
  • Problem-solve to correct inaccurate payments and processing corrections.
  • Provide support to employees, HRBPs, site managers and the business.
  • Reconciliation and processing of 3rd party payments.
  • Assist with special projects and any other duties as required.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience performing on all payroll functions.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation through the Canadian Payroll Association.
  • Comfortable processing and maintaining a high volume of material ensuring high level of accuracy through attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and dedication to providing exceptional customer care with a focus on quality customer service.
  • Experience with Workday and Kronos is an asset.
  • Planning and organizational skills with proven ability to manage competing priorities with tight timelines.
  • Knowledge of payroll taxes regulations.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve goals and work independently.
  • Familiarity with complex payroll processes, procedures, and issues.
  • Experience with Multi-Provincial large employer payrolls.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel including pivot tables / VLOOKUP.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.



What Extendicare has to offer:


At Extendicare, we believe that working as a team creates an environment that allows us to reach our potential. We value each employee, encourage equal opportunity for growth and recognize achievement. As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

  • Continuous mentorship, support for life-long learning and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the organization
  • A rewarding and meaningful work experience where you can enrich your life and the lives of others through your work.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program.
  • Robust benefits package.


Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.


Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada




In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Extendicare’s Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Extendicare’s hiring process.


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