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Payroll Clerk



Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

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 a Payroll and Benefits Clerk to join our Payroll team. This role is available to candidates across Vancouver or Calgary.

The Team:

Our Payroll and Benefits team is a high performing team that cares a lot about the employee experience. We work hard, play for keeps, and dedicate ourselves to making sure we thrive as we scale. You will be joining a high performing and hard-working team that values having fun at work. Your position will be an integral part of this team.

Who you are:

Our payroll and benefits clerk role is for someone who is detail-oriented and self-motivated. They have the responsibility for the accurate and timely processing of payroll. Our ideal candidate has experience and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. You will work closely with our Talent Acquisition, People Systems and Analytics, Finance and Employee Success teams to support the delivery and administration of our payroll and benefits program.

What you’ll work on:

  • Preparation of semi-monthly and monthly payroll in a timely and accurate manner;

  • Reconcile payroll and benefits, and manage the flow of information to the general ledger to ensure costs are allocated to the correct account and cost centre;

  • Preparation of provincial and federal reporting and remittances (i.e. WCB, WSIB, EHT, ROEs, etc.);

  • Assist with year-end reconciliations and tax form preparation (T4s, T4As, Form 2200s, WCB, WSIB, EHT, etc.);

  • Monitor the and inbox and respond to internal and external payroll and benefit inquiries;

  • Draft internal employee letters for employment agreements, adjustments, immigration, etc.;

  • Coordinate and process information for new hires, resignations and terminations (i.e. calculations, letters, and ROE);

  • Support benefit plan administration through Workday;

  • Create and maintain operating manuals for all payroll, benefit and insurance processes;

  • Create and maintain operating manuals for all payroll processes;

  • Maintain an effective and confidential filing system for all documentation relating to payroll procedures and employee files;

  • Preparation of documents for annual audit and other ad-hoc external payroll and tax audits;

  • Assist in managing and maintaining the payroll and HRIS system, as well as making recommendations to improve the scalability and efficiency of internal payroll processes;

  • Preparation of month-end and ad-hoc reporting.

What you may have:

  • Post-secondary education in payroll, human resources, accounting, or related field with knowledge of current Canadian legislative requirements;

  • At least 1 years payroll administration experience in multi-province employee base

  • Ability to meet the deadlines while maintaining compliance and regulatory standards

  • Strong team player, capable of performing in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy

  • Advanced computer skills, specifically in Microsoft word and Excel

Serious bonus points if you have:

  • Working towards a professional payroll designation (PCP)

  • Experience using and/or configuring Workday

What you will find here:

Compensation is one of the main components of Clio’s Total Rewards Program. We have developed a series of programs and processes to ensure we are creating fair and competitive pay practices that form the foundation of our human and high-performing culture.

Some highlights of our Total Rewards program include:

  • The expected salary range* for Canadian Applicants similar roles within Clio is: $54,100 - $74,700 CAD

  • Competitive, equitable salary with top-tier health benefits, dental, and vision insurance

  • Hybrid work environment, with expectation for local Clions (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Dublin) to be in office min. once per week on our Anchor Day.

  • Flexible time off policy, with an encouraged 20 days off per year.

  • $2000 annual counseling benefit

  • RRSP matching and RESP contribution

  • Clioversary recognition program with special acknowledgement at 3, 5, 7, and 10 years

**Please note that the expected new hire salary range provided is derived from a group of like roles within Clio. Our salary bands are designed to reflect the range of skills and experience needed for the position and to allow room for growth at Clio. For experienced individuals, we typically hire at or around the midpoint of the band. The top portion of the salary band is reserved for employees who demonstrate sustained high performance and impact at Clio. Those who are new to the role may join below the midpoint and develop their skills over time. The final offer amount for this role will be dependent on geographical region, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.

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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