Payroll Team Member

Job No: VSL4574328
Location: Toronto

Come join us and help make a difference in the lives of older adults! As employees at a Verve Senior Living Retirement Residence, our primary goal is to help each person, have a great day, every day! Our employees thrive on collaboration and have a passion for excellence, achieving multiple awards including the Order of Excellence in Quality, from Excellence Canada. As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it. Want to join us?



Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of payroll for hourly and salaried employees.


Community college graduate or equivalent.  The incumbent will have training in computerized payroll systems.   Must have experience in processing payroll, be adept with figures and possess general accounting skills.  Must be able to fully interpret collective agreement language and understand its implications.  Understands the implication of payroll on accounting i.e.) general ledger.  Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and orally, in the English language.  Analytical skills to identify payroll issues are required.  Proactive energetic individual who is eager to work with payroll and provide leadership to the payroll team.


Participates in the Verve Quality Improvement (VQI) program.

Works independently to complete assigned payrolls by working through the individual payroll check list with accuracy and completeness to ensure payroll is processed and paid on time.

Meets deadlines by processing cheques/direct deposit, and other payroll payables, by the required pay date.

Performs year-end procedures and issues T-4 slip by deadline.

Reconciles payroll related accounts 

Produces all payroll reports in an accurate and timely manner.

Follows up with the residence, computer programmer, and employee relations to ensure that contract changes are adhered to.

Conducts payroll audit procedures and makes recommendations to the Payroll Manager for improvements.

Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.

Works on projects as assigned by the Payroll Manager and/or Director of Finance to make changes to payroll system.

Keeps up to date on payroll regulations.

Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems.  This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills.

Complies with all relevant corporate policies and procedures.

Completes all required mandatory training/education.

Performs other related tasks as delegated by the Payroll Manager.


Please note: This is a 12-month contract position


All offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Background Check. We thank all those who apply; however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

We accommodate persons with disabilities in the hiring and recruitment process. 


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