Payroll Administrator (Non-Union)

Rama, Ontario Rama, Ontario Administrative/Professional Full-Time (Regular)


Position at Ontario Regional Corporate Office

Job Type: Full-Time (Hybrid)

The Gateway to Your Future

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an extremely organized professional with a keen eye to detail and accuracy, who will use their good judgment and analytical and skills effectively to solve problems with tact and discretion, manage multiple demands and meet strict reporting deadlines. The Payroll Administrator ensures that all aspects of the payroll cycle are processed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the Company and government policies, terms and regulations.

With your teamwork abilities and technical knowledge, you will contribute to the Gateway’s ongoing success!

Key Responsibilities

  • Processes bi-weekly payroll including deciding the course of action, processing new hires, terminations, rate changes, garnishments, and other data relating to employee records and payroll processing.
  • Sets up and maintains employee information in payroll and scheduling software and assists in ensuring the attendance system is up to date.
  • Audits payroll to guarantee data entry accuracy and ensures that policies and procedures are followed. Reconciles timesheets and timecards and ensures accurate daily input.
  • Monitors and processes appropriate forms for hourly employees, such as overtime, vacation, leave of absence, sick pay, bereavement pay, etc.
  • Performs year-end payroll reconciliations (including T4, T4A).
  • Processes employee termination documents in an appropriate manner to meet legislative timelines, calculates final pay and cancels benefits when required.
  • Responds to inquiries in a timely and effective manner.  Provides support and assistance with regard to administration and communication of benefit programs including disability claims.
  • Liaises with the payroll provider (ADP/Ceridian)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of payroll theories, practices, legislation, resources and Employment Standards Act.
  • Proven high level of Customer Service
  • Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, and web browsers
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Resourceful and proven analytical skills in order to determine the source of errors and appropriate corrective actions
  • Proven ability to carry-out payroll procedures while exercising good judgment and tact, analysis and decision-making; able to work independently and take initiative
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll and accounting processes, experience with hourly payroll desirable

Experience, Training, Certification and Education (demonstrating requirements):

  • 5+ years of payroll administration experience, or equivalent in education and experience
  • Successful completion of Canadian Payroll Association PCP certification is an asset
  • Experience working with time and attendance systems, Ceridian Dayforce preferred
  • Experience working in a unionized environment and application of Collective Agreements 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Office environment
  • Mostly sitting with some standing and walking
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements of the wrists, hands/or fingers
  • Close visual acuity required to prepare and analyze data and figures and view computer screen

Why Work With Us?
Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it's like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

 We Provide

  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
  • Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
  • Development and training opportunities

Get to Know Gateway
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley's Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at

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Gateway is a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity, Team-Work and Exceptional Customer Service. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.