Payroll Administrator

Full Time

Canada Cartage

Payroll Administrator

Why you’ll love Canada Cartage

An iconic Canadian company with over 100 years of helping companies grow and succeed in Canada, we provide national dedicated fleet solutions, general freight services, managed transportation, fulfillment & distribution, and home delivery. With a national network of terminals, cross-docks, and distribution centers, we are one of Canada’s largest and most trusted supply chain service providers. Driven to exceed customer expectations, and supported by technology and innovation, we bring simplicity to complex logistics challenges.

We work with intelligent and focused leaders who are driven to create an outstanding customer

experience in partnership with Canadian leading brands. Canada Cartage is deep rooted in family values with an entrepreneurial culture where ideas are welcomed, growth is fostered and high performance is championed. A recognized thought leader and founded in 1914, Canada Cartage dominates the industry by delivering innovative fleet solutions.

The Impact You Will Have

Reporting to the Senior Payroll Manager. The Payroll Administrator supports all aspects of the company payrolls for union, non-union, hourly, and salaried employees.

Additionally, the incumbent will prepare and submit various month-end journal entries/reconciliations within the deadlines provided by the Finance Team. As a key team member, you will ensure all reporting government requirements.

Location: 1115 Cardiff Blvd., opportunity for hybrid and/or remote, based on commute

Shift: Monday to Friday 8:30 – 5:00pm

What you will do

  • Provide payroll services through the preparation and processing of weekly payroll for both hourly
  • and salaried employees
  • Review payroll transactions entered into the system including new hires, terminations, and
  • preparation of ROEs
  • Ensure the time system has accurately captured hourly employees’ times and bring the data over
  • to payroll
  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing, taxable benefits, and reporting requirements
  • Complete statistical and employee earnings information
  • Administer and balance remittances to various agencies and vendors
  • Review information submitted from branch offices for reasonableness. Obtain documented
  • authorization where applicable.
  • Ensuring databases are set up and reflect the current employee base, including salaries, hourly
  • wages, benefits and pension percentages
  • Maintain accurate and current confidential employee files.
  • Other duties as required.

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum 3 years of full payroll cycle experience
  • Completion of PCP is required
  • Transportation experience is an asset
  • Bilingual (French) is an asset
  • Experience with UKG would be considered a plus
  • Intermediate experience with Excel
  • Experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Experience in a Federally regulated unionized environment an asset in Ontario and Quebec

Why people love working for Canada Cartage

  • We offer hybrid and flexible working opportunities.
  • Extended health and dental, retirement plans
  • Paid personal days and sick days
  • Cohesive team and a positive, hard-working atmosphere.
  • Meaningful opportunities for career growth.
  • Canada-wide recognition initiatives designed to recognize employees when they demonstrate
  • outstanding customer service, teamwork, and our core values.
  • Perks – discounted hotels, car rentals, entertainment, gym memberships, phone plans, electronics,
  • to name a few
  • Fun events throughout the year, like summer barbeques and driver-appreciation week regularly
  • bring us together.
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate by volunteering and donating to local
  • charities.
  • We are a strong company that weathers the storm through pandemics and recessionary periods
  • so that we can benefit from good economic environments.

We are a top employer!

  • Canada Cartage has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers for six straight years
  • in a row.
  • Trucking HR has announced that Canada Cartage has again been selected for the 8th year in a row, as one
  • of Canada’s Top Fleet Employers. In addition, we have been recognized as an Employer of Distinction for
  • the 4th year in a row. This serves to reinforce Canada Cartage’s reputation as an employer of high quality.
  • We’ve been acknowledged by Forbes 2023, as one of Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity

Come work with an industry leader!

Canada Cartage is committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA). We are determined to meet the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA at any point in your application or employment duration, please let us know.

We would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education, and check your references.

Committed to employment equity, Canada Cartage Systems LP encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and women.


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