Location: Kitchener

Practice: Corporate Services

Posted: 03-19-2020

Expires: 04-30-2020

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About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe that investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.


At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. 


Role Overview

Working within the Finance Department in our Kitchener office, this position will be responsible for all payroll related functions. This includes timely and accurate processing of payroll for the company employees as well as journal entry preparation, reconciliations, and various other accounting functions.


What We Love
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and deliverables are critical
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy


What You Will Do
  • Process bi-weekly Canadian payroll for 150+ hourly and salaried employees using Ceridian Dayforce
  • Maintain payroll system and payroll related data for new employees, adjustments for current employees and terminations, including ROEs
  • Prepare journal entries and various reports on a pay period basis
  • Ensure accuracy of statutory remittances
  • Detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies
  • Compile and produce year-end tax forms and other required year-end forms such as T4s
  • Respond to Canadian Provincial and Federal organizations regarding payroll and employment insurance matters
  • Process bi-weekly and monthly payments and reconciliations
  • Respond to employee, management and supplier inquiries
  • Prepare payroll reports for Finance and Human Resources department as needed
  • Other administrative duties as required
  • Supporting period-end and year-end closing processes and assisting with financial reporting.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement and assisting with the re-engineering of internal processes to improve functionality and efficiency.
  • Contributing to special project teams, as required.
  • Providing back-up assistance to Accounts Payable, as required.
  • Communicating in a professional and courteous manner with all customers, both internal and external.
What We Need
  • Minimum of 8 years of payroll experience required
  • PCP or CPM certification is mandatory
  • Previous experience on Ceridian Dayforce would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of legislation and governance of payroll and employment standards
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus.
  • Three weeks’ vacation.
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events.
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations.

Working Conditions and Safety

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. In this role, you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.


Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at

How to Apply

Please apply above through our internal system with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. 


If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 


Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!


Location: Kitchener Office

675 Queen St. South, Suite 111

Kitchener, ON N2M 1A1