Payroll Specialist (Remote)

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Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Houston 

State: Texas


Job Title: Payroll Specialist                                 Reports to (title):  Payroll Manager

Department:  Payroll Department                                       


Primary Purpose:   What is the overall function of the job? 

•             Coordinate the day-to-day requirements for payroll processing, system configuration, and reporting of payroll data.


Key Accountability/Responsibilities:   What specifically is this job expected to accomplish? 

•             Deliver accurate and timely payroll to employees across various regions.

•             Process payroll administration, record of employment, and monthly reporting.

•             Monitor payroll inboxes and provide corrective action in compliance with company policies and procedures. Respond to inquiries from management and staff regarding payroll, vacation, and sick time balances.

•             Collaborate with ADP on Time clock changes, time system inquiries, and maintenance

•             Customized reporting & importing mass batch files

•             Maintenance of PTO (vacation and sick days) plans

•             Pay Class set up and maintenance for time and attendance inquiries

•             Administer GL Mapping and creating new earnings or deduction codes with ADP

•             Preparation of monthly JE for payroll, monthly reports, accruals, and WCB for all regions

•             Maintain documentation of Payroll processes and procedures

•             Compliance for audits with proper save keeping of payroll documents with employee transactions

•             Administer benefit payments

•             Respond to inquiries from Finance regarding monthly salary variances and month-end reporting

•             Process year-end T4 adjustments and related filings for T4/T4A/RL1/T2200/WCB for payroll tax requirements for year-end reporting.

•             Other duties as assigned


Skills and Knowledge:  What skills and knowledge are used to carry out job responsibilities and solve problems?

•             PCP designation an asset.

•             College diploma in accounting or related field an asset.

•             Experience with ADP Workforce Now

•             6-7 years of payroll processing experience

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•             Team player with strong interpersonal skills and a good listener.

•             Good organization skills and can multi-task, and the ability to work independently

•             Strong experience working with technology, Microsoft Excel required.

•             Detail-oriented, with good judgment and decision-making skills.

•             Knowledge of various legislation, such as the Income Tax Act and Employment Standards Act, to ensure appropriate payments and deductions related to payroll deposits


Work Relationships

•             Human Resources, Canada Revenue Agency, Service Canada, Employees, Supervisors, and Managers, Finance


Working Conditions:  physical work environment, physical and mental effort, visual and listening attention, and travel

•             Remote or onsite office location

•             Changing priorities and balancing workload to meet tight deadlines



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