Payroll Administrator

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 week ago(8/5/2022 11:51 AM)
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Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.


Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that let imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Payroll and Benefits; the Payroll Administrator will process bi-weekly payroll for multiple entities in Canada including preparing standard payroll reports, reconciliations, and maintaining adequate employee back-up documentation for audit purposes.

 As a member of the Talent Operations team, the Payroll Administrator will work collaboratively with other team members to respond to employee inquiries, investigate, and resolve employee pay-related issues in a timely manner. The Payroll Administrator will also reconcile and manage year-end data including T4 slips.



  • Be responsible for the processing of biweekly payroll for both salaried and hourly employees keeping in mind (multi-province) provincial legislations including but not limited to new hires, terminations, leaves, commissions, adjustments and off-cycle payrolls
  • Review and verify data to ensure accuracy and compliance with legal and statutory requirements, employment agreements, payroll policies and procedures
  • Process expense reimbursements and current/retro payments for salary/rate changes, as required
  • Validate those deductions and adjustments are correctly processed and calculate manual gross to net payments when necessary
  • Process Records of Employment and uploading to Service Canada using ROE web
  • Reconcile group benefit deductions and RRSP contributions against provider enrolment and participation records
  • Respond to queries and act as the main point of contact for employee questions regarding payroll
  • Contact payroll provider for any related issues with pay as needed
  • Create new hire files and manage filing for documents received in payroll
  • Process T4 and all related year-end activities
  • Creates and issues specific reports to Finance biweekly/quarterly/annually and when requested



  • Previous experience processing full cycle payroll (annual) experience a must
  • PCP or working towards certification
  • Solid expertise with online payroll management systems is required (ie. Ceridian, ADP); previous experience in UKG payroll is ideal
  • Thorough understanding of group benefits programs and their administration
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is required
  • Impeccable accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (listening, verbal and written)
  • "Can-do" attitude, strong client/customer service orientation
  • Highly effective organizational skills, combined with the ability to multitask and prioritize on a daily and weekly basis to meet set and changing deadlines
  • High degree of business and personal sensitivity, utmost discretion and confidentiality
  • Strong problem-solving skill



What We Offer

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


Our Commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


About WildBrain

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.


WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!



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