Payroll Assistant

101 Exchange Ave, Concord, ON L4K 5R6, Canada Req #1076
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $28.43/hr, Max = $32.95/hr

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Hours of work: 35 hrs/week

Work location: Head Office

Division: Corporate Services

Business unit: Finance

Travel: None

Remote Work: Hybrid


About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto, and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.


TRCA is considered the provincial leader in conserving, restoring, and managing natural resources to advance safe and sustainable development.


To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF or Word file prior to midnight on February 21, 2024.

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

The Payroll Assistant is responsible for supporting the accurate collection, verification and processing bi-weekly payroll. This role supports benefits administration for the TRCA.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports payroll system administration and quality assurance and control with a focus on accuracy.
  • Supports data integrity in the payroll system by conducting regular report audits; takes action to identify and address discrepancies.
  • Processes all employee group health benefits enrolments, changes, and terminations.
  • Documents and communicates all employee benefits changes to the benefits provider.
  • Provides various reports to internal and external stakeholders.


What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications/licenses)

  • Completion of college diploma in Payroll, Business Commerce, Accounting, or a related field



  • 1+ years of payroll and/or benefits related experience.


Knowledge/Skill/Ability – Competencies

  • Able to comprehend written documentation and procedural guidelines; skilled in writing clear correspondence (concise, logical, grammatically correct)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with tact and courtesy.
  • Demonstrates responsiveness to internal and external customer requests and needs.
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office suite including online software such as MS teams, WebEx, and SharePoint

What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values by demonstrating the following behaviours: integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare)


You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program.
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.


While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.


Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Manager of Records and Information, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (437) 880 2308.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Permanent Full-Time
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Diploma
Location on Google Maps
  • 101 Exchange Ave, Concord, ON L4K 5R6, Canada