Payroll Accountant

  • Cypress Mountain
  • Professional
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 6000 Cypress Bowl Road West Vancouver, West Vancouver
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 20, 2024

Job Description

If you thrive in a fast-pace work environment, are a detail oriented problem solver and have a love for numbers, this role is for you.

Join the Cypress Mountain Accounting Team as a Payroll Accountant and help with a variety of payroll and accounting tasks including administration of the payroll process, assisting in account reconciliation, , consolidating and disseminating reports, maintaining financial records and data entry.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to the following):
• Implements, maintains and reviews payroll processing and accounting systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, wages, benefits, garnishments, taxes and other deductions
• Ensures the accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations and changes to pay rates
• Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions
• Ensures compliance with federal, provincial and local payroll, wage and hours regulations and best practices
• Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors
• Identifies and recommends updates to payroll accounting software, systems and procedures
• Creates and process journal entries relating to the full payroll function, including bi-weekly payroll journal, Workers Compensation entries, Employee Health Tax entries, vacation accruals
• Files monthly/quarterly and annual payroll taxes, including Workers Compensation Board and Employee Health Tax
• Assists in the monthly account reconciliation process
• Assist and supports the Controller in their job duties
• Contribute to overall department goals by performing other related duties as assigned

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field preferred
• Proven experience as a Payroll Accountant or in a similar role, preferably in Canada
• Experience in Ceridian/Dayforce is preferred
• Ability to understand payroll systems and gain knowledge if there is no previous specific experience
• In-depth knowledge of Canadian payroll processes, tax regulations, and employment standards, with a focus on British Columbia
• Strong understanding of federal and provincial payroll laws, including the Employment Standards Act of British Columbia
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Well organized, punctual, hardworking, self-motivated and outgoing
• Ability to remain organized and courteous when under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving and decision making skills
• Adaptable to work effectively in a diverse and ever-changing working environment
• Ski industry experience an asset but not required

• Must be able to legally work in Canada
• Valid driver’s license
• A reliable/insured vehicle with winter tires to get to/from work (no shuttle service in the off season months)



Other Perks/Benefits

• Benefits package • Annual bonus program • Skiing/riding/cross country skiing/snowshoeing/snow tubing benefits • Season pass(es) for immediate family (including spouse and minor children) • Free Lessons • Discounts in F&B & Big Bear Sports • FUN work atmosphere in unique environment!

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