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Payroll Clerk

Payroll Administrator

At First Student, Customer Service Clerks are an essential part of our team. They create a smooth running environment to assist the location employees, location managers, and drivers




To ensure the accurate and timely production of employee payrolls.  



  • Input payroll changes into payroll system as required;
  • Provide external support to Branches in all aspects of payroll data entry;
  • Co-ordinate and balance all imported and exported data from external sources;
  • Administer and complete all government required forms and documentation;
  • Provide support to HRIS users as it applies to payroll;
  • Interpret and adhere to collective agreements and provide support to union executive as it pertains to payroll;
  • Interface and audit payroll and HRIS information;
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end reporting with respect to T4’s, Releve 1’s, etc.;
  • Maintain a high level of compliance and adhere to all audit procedures;
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.



  • High school graduation diploma, some post secondary preferred;
  • Courses in accounting, payroll (CPA) and human resources would be an asset;  
  • Knowledge of  ADP and PeopleSoft would be beneficial.


Experience Knowledge

  • A minimum of 5 years payroll experience in a large company; 
  • Excellent communications, customer service and organizational skills a must; 
  • Strong computer skills are essential – Word, Excel and Outlook. Candidate should have above average typing; and data entry skills and be self motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;  ADP, Ceridian and PeopleSoft experience a definite asset;
  • Thorough knowledge of Labour Standards and familiarity with union agreements essential.



Office environment. Minimal travel required.



We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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20956 - Charleston
5850 Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29418
  • Company:
    First Student
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    North Charleston
  • State / Province:
    South Carolina
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
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