Job Title:

Payroll Administrator


Homes First


Toronto , ON

Mission Statement: Homes First Society develops and provides affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options.


Where: 702 Kennedy Rd.

Days and Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

Salary: $46,000 to $51,500 annually


The successful applicant will maintain and enhance Homes First Society’s payroll function by collecting, verifying, and processing timesheet, and issuing pay and pay-related information to staff while ensuring adherence to the mission statement, policies, and procedures of Homes First Society.


Job Requirements:

  • Preparing payroll breakdown reports for journal entries
  • Contributing to the timely input and coordination of bi-weekly payroll, utilizing Ceridian
  • Processing and distributing reports for compensation, taxes paid, garnishments, and deductions
  • Timely filing of all payroll-related returns and remittance of statutory payments, such as WSIB, EHT returns, and records of employment.
  • Maintaining and updating all personnel files regarding payroll
  • Processing new hires, terminations, and salary and position changes
  • Processing benefit enrollment forms and coordinating any required paperwork to be sent internally or to a third party.
  • Inputting all new employee information and keeping all employee information updated online. Printing and checking the monthly statements, making any corrections and monthly payments.
  • Establishing employee benefits eligibility, coverages, effective dates and payroll premium deduction set-up and support employees with benefits programs set-up
  • Addressing and resolving employee complaints relating to the payroll.
  • Accomplishing related results as needed, including back up support of other positions in the payroll and the finance department.
  • Establishing lines of communication with internal departments to resolve any payroll issues.
  • Providing information as required for yearly audit and budget preparation.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Post-secondary education in business, finance, accounting, or a related field, or equivalent designation/experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience in payroll
  • Payroll Certificate as asset
  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations regarding payroll processing
  • Experience with Ceridian an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • proficient in computerized accounting packages, word processing and spreadsheets.
  • demonstrated ability to work independently
  • demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing



Homes First Society is an equal opportunity employer

Working in an environment where there may be smoke is required.

The successful applicant must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to Homes First Society


Homes First is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

Please note, all candidates offered a position with Homes First from September 8, 2021 onward must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status as a condition of employment. Please note Homes First will comply with its human rights obligations and accommodate employees who are legally entitled to accommodation.


Submit resume:

Applicants must quote “PA-22”

Posted 2022-06-23

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