Payroll Clerk

Platinum Recruiting inc.


Platinum Recruiting has started working with a very successful & niche business that manufactures wooden utility poles and wooden structures all across Canada and the United States. As a family owned and operated business with roots dating back to over a century in the Okanagan, they have established themselves as an industry leader in North America and have clients ranging in all types of industries and fields.

Our client is looking to add to their team with the addition of another Payroll Clerk!

The primary purpose of this position will be processing biweekly US payroll for employees.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with initiative to complete a job with excellence. Ideally someone that is a self-starter, reliable and dependable.


  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly payroll(s) for allocated company(s); review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions, set up each employee in payroll system.
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, HR and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data (including preparation/distribution of detailed reports.
  • Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system, labour departments, monitor submission of approved timesheets and ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service.
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and on a timely basis; adherence to federal/state/local regulations.
  • Process full cycle accounting for Payroll; producing journal entries, accruals and reconciling each payroll account within the General Ledger, produce month end and year end working papers
  • Reconcile monthly benefit billings, file quarterly payroll reports and annual W2’s.
  • Providing support to the Manager, Payroll & HR Canada with various projects.


Education: Minimum Requirements:

Enrollment or course work in either Canadian or US Payroll designation program

Experience with ADP or other similar payroll programs


  • 1-2 years of Payroll Experience.
  • Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel and Internet.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
  • Excellent problem solving /judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines.


  • Extended Health Care Coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employer Funded RRSP


Minimal travel may be required.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then please send your resume to