Intermediate Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Hub Office
Remote Options

Whether you choose to work remotely or from one of our hub offices-you are set up to create the best purpose-driven work of your careers.

Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.

We are currently seeking an Intermediate Payroll and Benefits Specialist to join our Finance team in Burnaby, Calgary or Toronto. This role is also available to candidates remotely across Canada (excluding Québec).

What your team does: 

Our Finance team is hyper-focused on becoming one of the most high performing teams in the world. That means we work hard, play for keeps, and dedicate ourselves to making sure #TeamMoney thrives as we scale. This role will work on providing the link between finance and the broader Clion population, as well as reconciling payroll and benefits to the general ledger.

Who you are: 

We’re looking for a reliable, detail oriented individual who is just as happy working independently as sharing their knowledge with others. The right person has a strong understanding of payroll and benefits administration, and knows how to not only create reports, but pull valuable recommendations from the data. 

What you’ll work on:

  • Administration
    • Managing the administration of payroll for all company employees and executing payroll reconciliation reports and schedules in a timely and accurate manner
    • Maintaining the payroll records in our HRIS system, as well as making recommendations to improve the scalability and efficiency of internal payroll and benefit processes
    • Administering the Company’s extended health and dental plan and the RRSP program, including the initial setup for new hires, employee record maintenance and status changes
    • Reconciling payroll and benefits, and managing the flow of information to the general ledger to ensure costs are allocated to the correct account and cost centre
    • Managing the preparation of monthly, and quarterly commission and bonus calculations
    • Reviewing and ensuring custody of employee agreements and internal employee adjustments letters are secure
    • Reviewing the information for new hires, resignations and terminations and ensuring it is correct (i.e. calculations, letters, and ROE)
    • Preparing short-term and long-term disability applications
    • Creating and maintaining operating manuals for all payroll, benefit and insurance processes
  • Report preparation
    • Preparation of provincial and federal reporting and remittances (i.e. WCB, WSIB, EHT, ROEs, etc.)
    • Preparing year-end reconciliations and tax form preparation (T4s, T4As, Form 2220s, WCB, WSIB, EHT, etc.)
    • Preparing documents for annual audit and other ad-hoc external payroll and tax audits
    • Preparing month-end and ad-hoc reporting
  • Employee relations
    • Assisting in monitoring the [email protected] inbox and respond to internal and external payroll and benefit inquiries
    • Be reliable source of knowledge and a resource for our employees
    • Knowing the answers to complex payroll questions and have the tools to research for the answers
    • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential

What you may have: 

  • 2+ years payroll experience
  • PCP designation
  • Impeccable attention to detail with an eye for finding solutions
  • A can-do attitude and ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of existing payroll legislations and requirements

Serious bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Workday

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility 

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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About Clio

At Clio, we are on a mission to transform the legal experience for all. As the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal software, we provide lawyers with low-barrier, affordable solutions to manage and grow their firms more effectively, more profitably, and with better client experiences. Through the cloud, we believe that we can help create a more inclusive legal community and a more equitable legal system.  We are an award-winning team that has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and has topped Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies.  In line with our mission, we’ve been up to some big things, including becoming a multi-product company, launching a $1 million COVID-19 Legal Relief Initiative, and most recently, securing a  US$110M Series E funding round and a USD $1.6B valuation. This is a historic moment in the growth of legal technology! As the first legal practice management unicorn globally, and one of only a handful of Canadian unicorns, this is only the beginning. If you’ve ever wanted to do the best work of your career, while having a meaningful impact in the lives of others, then Clio is the place for you.

Whether you choose to work remotely or from one of our hub offices-you are set up to create the best purpose-driven work of your careers.