Payroll Administrator

Wage Negotiable based on experience; Medical Benefits; Other Benefits.
Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time Position
Wage Negotiable based on experience; Medical Benefits; Other Benefits.
Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time Position

Why Walters?

  • Profit Sharing and Group Retirement Savings Plan
  • Certified as Great Place to Work Canada 2019
  • Named as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
  • Employee Family Scholarship Program
  • Flexible health benefits that work for you and your family
  • Great Culture, Family oriented and community involvement initiatives
  • Safety orientation and rewards program

Job Description

The Payroll Administrator is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of Walters Group payroll, assuring compliance with payroll best practices and company policies.  Other responsibilities will include calculating monthly government remittances and responding to inquiries and/or requests for data and/or reports.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Process Payroll for Walters Group
    • Reviews the daily detailed time sheet entries, to ensure they are complete and accurate.
    • Completes payroll processing from the entry of hours to the distribution of pay stubs.
    • Prepares remittances as required.
    • Prepares ROE’s as required.
    • Ensures compliance with Payroll Best Practices and Walters Protocols for processing payroll.
    • Maintains employee payroll files.
  • Administration of Monthly Government Remittances
  • Reporting and Communications
    • Prepare various payroll reports as required.
    • Supports the Director Finance and the Controller in the preparation of annual T4’s, along with the necessary annual returns and year end requirements.
    • Preparation and balancing of all year-end reporting requirements.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • College or University degree in accounting, bookkeeping, or payroll administration
  • Minimum 3 years of previous working experience in a Payroll Administration role with multiple-site responsibilities – preferably serving multiple provinces.


  • Payroll Association Certification

Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate and manage computerized financial, and payroll information systems, spreadsheets and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of construction industry is preferred
  • Ability to deal with sensitive, confidential information and documentation with discretion and tact
  • A team player; one who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Intermediate-level experience in Word, Excel spreadsheet skills and MS Windows software applications is required
  • Must have a customer-service, can-do attitude
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Effective verbal, written and listening skills

Walters Group is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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