Job Posting 100527

HR and Payroll Administrator
Strides Toronto
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
closed 10 days ago (Wed, 10 Apr)
full time  •  $48,731.00 to $56,747.00 per annum.


Strides Toronto is a multi-service agency providing a wide range of exceptional programs and services that improve the mental, social and physical health of infants, children and youth from the pre-natal stage to age 29, and their families.  With a range of community, residential and treatment services, we build strength and resilience through equitable, accessible, client-driven services, system leadership and advocacy. We provide individual, group and family interventions that include mental health counselling, autism services, education, outreach and referral, early intervention, day treatment and community support. In its Lead Agency role, Strides Toronto collaborates with 24 publicly funded infant, child and youth mental health (ICYMH) core service providers to design and implement system-level improvements that promote access, responsive service delivery and experience, and positive mental health outcomes for young people and families across Toronto's diverse communities. To learn more about who we are and what we do, we invite you to visit our website at



The HR and Payroll Administrator is a full-time permanent role that is responsible for providing support to managers and staff in the provision of payroll, benefit and pension services including data entry, processing, auditing and reconciliation. Assistance will also be provided to the Health and Safety, Labour Relations and Human Resources functions.

Salary range: $48,731.00 to $56,747.00 per annum.

Benefits:        Competitive Group Health Benefits, Defined Contribution Pension plan.

                       Recruiting for one (01) full-time permanent position.



  • We provide a hybrid work model and competitive Group Health Benefits and Pension Plan. 
  • We provide opportunities for growth and professional development.
  • We are committed to providing an equitable and inclusive environment where our diverse team members and clients can thrive.
  • We have a collaborative and supportive Senior Management Team.
  • We set high standards for performance, client outcomes, and implement best practices, which are demonstrated through our accreditation with the Canadian Centre for Accreditation.



  • Support the HRIS, Payroll and Benefits Specialist in processing the biweekly payroll and administering the benefit and pension plans.
  • Follow current payroll processes and work with the Human Resources Team to continually improve and document these processes.
  • Audit timecards for accuracy and compliance with the Collective Agreement and Employment Standards Act, identifying errors or outages.  
  • Answer payroll related inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Administer group benefit and retirements plans including enrolments, changes, and terminations, ensuring compliance with the plan rules and ensure copies of all transactions are retained in employee files.
  • Audit employee records relating to benefits, retirement plans and salary increases to ensure all are up to date and in compliance with policy and entitlements.  
  • Assist the Sr. HR Generalist with the administration of the Health and Safety and Accommodation Programs.
  • Co-ordinate Government funded Summer Student Program.
  • Coordinate Strides Toronto Student Placement Program.



The following education, professional memberships and knowledge are a requirement for this role: 

  • Diploma in HR, payroll or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related Payroll experience.
  • Knowledge of HRIS and related systems.
  • Good understanding of Employment Legislations.
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety Legislations.
  • Oral and Written Communication Skills.
  • Knowledge of Collective Agreement and relevant policies.
  • Great interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards Act and Ontaria Health and Safety Act.



While not required, preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Fluency in another language/ both official languages is an asset.
  • HRPA membership and/ or Canadian Payroll Association membership would be as asset.
  • Awareness and understanding of the necessity of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and within the community being served by the position.
  • An understanding of Anti-Black Racism, anti-oppressive/anti-racism perspective in the context of the social determinants of health when working with clients and their families. 
  • Ability to recognize and identify situations where incidents of and imbalance of power and privilege may occur and can result in possible negative impacts.



As our work puts us in direct contact with youth and vulnerable persons in our community, with health and safety as a priority, the successful candidate must complete or obtain the following before commencement of their employment:

  • A Vulnerable Sector police check.
  • A positive police check does not automatically disqualify an applicant for a position with Strides Toronto.  The Police Check will be reviewed and evaluated for the purpose of making a decision on suitability for employment in relation to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.  



Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your demonstrated education, certification (if applicable), working and related volunteer experience and how you meet specific requirements for this position, and any additional considerations you deem appropriate. The application deadline is April 10, 2024.

Strides Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We benefit from diversity of lived experiences in the workplace and encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  Strides Toronto is a participant in the Government of Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, a program which challenges organizations to improve access for women and/or non-binary people and other equity-deserving groups, including those identifying as: racialized, Black, and/or people of colour, people with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities), 2SLGBTQ+ and/or gender and sexually diverse individuals, and Aboriginal and/or Indigenous Peoples to  increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within their workplace.  

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Strides Toronto’s own policies, requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

We thank all applicants however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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