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Payroll Administrator

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

We are looking for a Payroll Administrator to join our team. The position is based in our Head Office located in Cambridge, Ontario.

Payroll Administrator

As a member of the payroll team, you will be responsible for processing various weekly and biweekly payrolls for plants and offices across Canada and the US.  In this high-volume environment your ability to prioritize and meet deadlines is complemented with your high attention to detail. Your interpersonal and communication skills provide for a positive team environment.

  • Process payroll for over 1,500 employees (union and non-union)
  • Upload / enter data and verify using audit reports
  • Update and maintain pay information received from Human Resources
  • Investigate and respond to pay queries from managers and staff
  • Generate regular, year-end and ad hoc reports
  • Assist with: account reconciliations, garnishments, ROE’s
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 3 years’ experience in payroll processing
  • Experience in a unionized, multi-facility environment
  • Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills
  • Bilingual would be an asset
  • Experience in Ceridian Dayforce for both Canada and the US
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • PCP or Payroll Administrator Certificate or equivalent work experience

We offer career elevating opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Dare Foods Limited offers a flexible work environment.  The employee, in consultation with their manager, will determine the right work environment for them.  For some that may mean primarily working from home, for others, working primarily from the office or some combination in between

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by June 13, 2022.  Please include your name and position title in the subject line and send to: hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats).

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.