Career Opportunities

PCPI is a career and workforce development organization that receives funding from the Government to support job seekers with job search resources and connection to employment opportunities. Through this initiative, PCPI is working with an employer who is seeking:


Name of Position:  Payroll & Accounting Assistant

Location of work:   Mississauga

Job Description:     The successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment, developing strong internal relationships with key stakeholders.  As a key member of the accounting team, the Payroll & Accounting Assistant is responsible for full cycle payroll administration as well as other accounting activities for the corporation. Minimum 1-year of Canadian payroll experience required.

Compensation:      TBD – Competitive salary depending on years of experience

Benefits:  Company paid health benefits

                    Defined profit-sharing program – retirement saving plan

                    Employee assistance program

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Terms of Employment: Full time permanent position

Number of positions: 1

Employment Conditions: Indoors


Description of employer:  The Employer is well established and was founded in 1989.  They are a professional services firm that specializes in concrete scanning, utility locating, subsurface, utility engineering, hydro excavation, sewer camera inspections and near-surface geophysics.  With over 25 years of experience, they have collected, analyzed, prepared, and delivered advanced subsurface data to empower thousands of construction, geotechnical, engineering, architectural and environmental projects around the world.


Responsibilities: This includes the following but not limited to:

•  Process full cycle biweekly payroll using Sage and other company systems for salaried and hourly employees
•  Ensure timely and accurate employee and payroll filing
•  Assist with monthly / quarterly / annual payroll reconciliations
•  Accounting support is required including accounts receivable / payable, invoicing, and other reconciliation
•  Maintain and update electronic personnel files
•  Respond to payroll and benefit related enquiries from employees
•  Create electronic profiles for new employees in benefits portal and administer changes
•  Maintain the highest level of confidentiality in all work activities
•  Support general database maintenance
•  Complete adjustments as necessary for new hires / terminations / leave of absence
•  Process records of employment (ROE) as required
•  Answer incoming calls in support of administration office
•  Any other duties assigned by manager


JOB REQUIREMENTS – All applicants must meet the following without exception:

•  Minimum 1-year of Canadian payroll experience required within a medium sized company
•  Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
•  PCP certificate required
•  Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills
•  Attention to details, organization, and interpersonal skills are required
•  Experience working in a fast paced, high volume environment would be an asset
•  Self-organizing and able to multi-task
•  Strong communication skills
•  Able to work independently and as part of a team
•  Duties as otherwise assigned


How to Apply:

•  Please email your resume to
•  Posting expires on June 18th, 2021.
•  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
•  Applications from agencies are not accepted