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Sr Payroll Specialist

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this individual will be responsible in reviewing and processing payroll for our concepts within Canada & US. This successful individual will be well versed in provincial and state regulations to ensure we are compliant and legally abiding to all payroll processes and records.

What's on your plate: 

  • Accurately review and process Payroll in accordance with company and regulatory requirement for 500+ employees across 8 legal entities in Canada and US, hourly and salaried, and with multiple collective agreements.
  • Process manual/off-cycle pays as required, terminations (ROE’s and vacation pays)
  • Process various regulatory reporting, including ROEs, WSIB remittances, wage garnishments, employment verification requests and new hiring report
  • Process and oversee year end reporting and tax form (T4, RL1, W-2, etc)
  • Process special payrolls including benefit and year end adjustments
  • Process new hires, terminations and employee changes in according to company’s policy and regulation
  • Assisting with employee benefits and administration as necessary
  • Verify completed payrolls and review reports for accuracy and completeness before distribution.
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between Finance, HR, and Restaurants to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
  • Record and maintain employee payroll information accurately; ensure proper authorization and adherence to company policies including

Ingredients you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor Degree or diploma in Accounting or Finance is an asset
  • PCP or CPM enrolment or designation is preferred
  • 4+ years of full cycle payroll experience in a computerized payroll environment is required
  • Exposure to Hospitality and restaurant industry would be considered an asset
  • Excellent skills using Excel, MS Word, and experience working with automated Payroll systems (experience with PUSH payroll will be highly regarded but not essential)
  • Self-starter at heart, with strong problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines

Why you'll love what you do with CHG: 

  • Mentorship and guidance from Toronto’s top hospitality leaders
  • Opportunities to grow and develop within our company
  • Competitive compensation and group benefits…  with more cool stuff to come as we expand
  • Up to 50% discount at our various restaurants

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Please indicate the role in the subject line.