Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: May 08, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 902629
  • Consultant: Dana Lamanna
  • Industry: Finance / Accounting
POSITION: Payroll Specialist
LOCATION: Whitby, ON (on-site position)

MacDonald Search Group is a national permanent placement recruiting firm and we recruit on behalf of hiring companies.

We are recruiting on behalf of a rapidly growing private company on track to double in size in the next 2 years who are on the hunt for a new team member who can handle their growing payroll needs.


This is a brand-new restructured position as the company has now grown in size to warrant a dedicated payroll lead to manage weekly payroll for 30 employees. In addition, this position will evolve to include more general HR duties so a background in HR is a strong asset.

Please note this is an on-site position Monday to Friday with core hours of 8:30am-5:00pm. The work environment is flexible to adjust hours as needed and make up time on other days.

This is an exciting opportunity to step into an established company that is poised for rapid growth; strategically partner with the leadership team; and contribute to establishing structure and efficiencies and essentially create your own job description.

  • Post-secondary education.
  • 3-5 years of hands on direct payroll experience.
  • Previous experience using Quickbooks desktop or online is mandatory.
  • Highly flexible and approachable, understanding shifting priorities based on organizational and business direction.
  • Capable of working autonomously coupled with the foresight to seek guidance and approval when necessary.
  • Confidentiality, diplomacy, and commitment to the needs of employees.
Salary plus discretionary bonus
Extended health care
Life Insurance
Paid vacation

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply online.

MacDonald Search Group is committed to diversity in hiring and more information on our EDI policy can be found on our website.

Thank you for your interest in the role but only qualified candidates will be contacted.