About Fastfrate:

Fastfrate Group has been providing industry-leading transportation services for more than 50 years. From what started out as an LTL over the road and intermodal carrier, Fastfrate has grown into a diverse group comprised of multiple companies operating across Canada. This evolution allows us to offer customers a full suite of asset-based transportation including over-the-road, cross-border, intermodal LTL and TL, drayage and transload, warehousing, distribution, logistics services and final mile.

Who we’re looking for:

Fastfrate Group is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist for our Woodbridge office. As a Payroll & Benefits Specialist you will be responsible for completing tasks related to the processing of payroll, ensuring that employees are paid accurately and on-time and that all employee records are accurate.

What will make you successful in this role:

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Energy
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Decision Making and Judgement
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain and process weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payrolls for hourly and salary employees in Canada, union and non-unionized employees
  • Maintain bi-weekly US payroll
  • Maintain time and attendance system, Synerion for all hourly and salary employees
  • Set up new employees and make necessary changes to existing employees within the payroll system, time and attendance system, and benefits provider system
  • Ensure the payroll is audited during processing and is in compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Annual filling and reconciliation of T4’s, RL1’s and all other benefit programs for provincial and federal remittances
  • WEIMS reporting
  • Process third party payments and garnishments
  • Assist all level of employees and management with payroll related questions and issues
  • Administration of the benefit programs
  • Create and manage Dayforce reports
  • Handle monthly reports and payments
  • Liaise with finance as required for reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Must Haves:

  • Certification in either, Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)
  • Minimum 2 years working within a Canadian payroll system
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial payroll regulations, including tax regulations and legal requirements
  • Experience working with collective agreements
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Exceptional knowledge of accounting policies and practices
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Dayforce is considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to integrate new software into a Company
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

What’s in it for you:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Well established company backed by over 50 years of service
  • Dental and health benefits


Woodbridge, ON