Payroll Jobs Canada
Whether you love math or simply just love organizing data, you can work as a payroll clerk. Payroll jobs in Canada begin from clerk level and reaches the top at managerial level. Skills at work are partly learned from school and partly developed during actual processing.
Duties of a payroll employee
Payroll jobs involve keeping a database of employees' hours served, salary deductions, overtime, and possible bonuses. Payroll employees must make sure they make accurate calculations for the next salary release.
Some companies accept high school graduates as payroll clerks, while Others prefer those who have taken courses in Business, Mathematics, and Accounting. While on the job, payroll clerks will be trained for weeks before they are left to their own devices. If you would rather apply for higher positions in payroll, you must have a degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics, or Accountancy.
Possible job titles
If you are browsing Canadian job ads, you may find the following payroll job titles:
- payroll manager
- payroll administrator
- payroll clerk
- payroll assistant
- payroll processor
Payroll clerks receive an hourly rate that may vary based the kind of employer, and work location. Payroll clerks usually get a standard salary rate as an entry-level position. To be promoted to higher positions in payroll jobs, work experience and education are often used as points of evaluation.