Job Requisition Id: 25663
Business Function: Finance
Primary City: Ottawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Status: Permanent
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level: UPCET01
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Closing Date: 18/12/2019
The Officer, Payroll Accounting & Reporting is responsible for the coordination, validation, reconciliation and payments/processing of invoices and/or payroll. Initiates and posts the bi-weekly payroll and submits payroll results to Corporate Finance. Interprets, evaluates and analyzes period-end posting results to various general ledger accounts and completes payroll account reconciliations.
Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for Officer, Payroll Accounting & Reporting
Initiates and posts bi-weekly payroll, on a rotating schedule with direct report, as well as provides payroll results to Corporate Finance for approval to execute biweekly Payroll. Reviews payroll postings initiated by the Analyst, Payroll Accounting.
Interprets, evaluates and analyzes period-end account balances to the various general ledger accounts to formulate account reconciliations. Supervises an analyst in the collection of the necessary support documentation with various internal corporate functions and develops an ongoing plan to review and reconcile all Payroll general ledger accounts to ensure compliance with Internal Control and Financial Reporting requirements.
Leads the establishment of calendars including the Pay-Cycle calendar that dictates pay posting dates and employee check payment dates, as well as the remittance payment calendar that dictates payment dates to vendors and establishes the cash flow obligations for Treasury.
Acts as the lead finance representative for any communications or audit with the different governmental authorities relating to pay (Canada Revenue Agency, Provincial revenue agencies), as well as disputes and resolution regarding union dues with CPC’s unions. Compiles and submits statutory filings for the Canada Post ensuring compliance with all legislation.
Researches, communicates and interprets accounting policies and controls in accordance with statutory requirements in keeping with corporate controls to ensure ongoing high quality of data integrity. Participates in the analysis of CPC financial and statistical reports and systems.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
Responds to internal and external auditors on GL account enquiries, providing documentation and facilitating reviews including providing a detailed paper trail or roadmap for any specific transaction. Acts as the lead finance representative for the audit of the salary payable section with CPC Joint External Auditors.
Prepares cost driver analysis to support the inclusion of Statutory Benefit costs (Federal and Provincial) as part of the 15 year Corporate Plan for Employer’s Contribution to Benefits as well as to support quarterly and year-end audit working papers.
Prepares aging and trend analysis, monitors write-off activities, and when warranted recommends adjustments to the provisional account supported by journal vouchers to the General Ledger (GL).
Participates in system needs assessments, system enhancement/development projects and reports on systems enhancement/development including component profiles, requirement definitions, system design, acceptance testing and implementation.
Works across functions to develops and formulate processes for controls which promote consistent and reliable financial results posting to the Corporations financial statements and ensures compliance to internal and external control processes. Develops and designs databases which support the corporate controls and account balances as well as data integrity.
Completion of post-secondary (College/University) degree/diploma in Accounting or Finance or in a related field
Professional Accounting Designation (CPA - CA, CMA or CGA)
Minimum 7 years’ experience in accounting/finance management in a large computerized environment
Experience in analyzing financial statements
Experience with Payroll/Human Resources modules of SAP R/3
Experience dealing with senior management
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This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.
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