Are you eager to contribute to a growing company? Does the idea of working at a fast-paced and globally connected company excite you? Join Burns & Wilcox and our Accounting Team in our Toronto office, located downtown in the Bay-Adelaide Centre.


  • You’re organized and a master multi-tasker. You are attentive to detail and can effectively manage your time and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • You’re analytical. You connect the dots and apply what you learned to solve problems.
  • You take initiative. You don’t wait until you are told what to do. You are resourceful in getting the required information to get your job done.
  • You’re passionate about learning. You are highly motivated and willing to learn new systems, while providing support in a dynamic role.
  • You’re a team-player. Our office has a collaborative atmosphere where learning from others and teaching others is important. You are willing to go out of your way to help others.
  • You’re client-oriented. We serve clients across the globe and take pride in our professionalism and service quality.


  • End to end processing of payroll for 100+ employees and contractors nationally with a combination of semi-monthly, bi-weekly and weekly pay frequencies
  • Data entry of all payroll and some HR related items including benefit updates and changes
  • Review and upload of employee expenses from Concur for reimbursement
  • Maintain employee records accurately and up-to-date in the HRIS/Payroll system
  • Compiling and summarizing payroll information for management reports on a required basis
  • Generating and assisting with regular monthly and annual payroll remittances and filings with respect to third party withholdings
  • Assisting with ongoing audit requirements
  • Point of contact for all employee payroll inquiries
  • Third party payments for non-compulsory deductions (Group RRSP for example)
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives and other projects as assigned
  • The individual will report to the onsite Accounting team lead, will work closely with onsite accounting team members, onsite HR as well as accounting, payroll and HR team members in the U.S.

  • 3+ years’ experience processing full-cycle payroll, preferably 200+ people
  • A PCP designation required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with Ceridian an asset
  • Knowledge of Excel to include pivot tables, v lookup.
  • Knowledge of Excel macros an asset.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel in particular (pivot tables, macros)
  • Ability to work independently yet team-oriented
  • Ability to work accurately yet efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Competitive base compensation
  • Benefits
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Opportunities for career advancement

When someone needs insurance coverage for the unique, the unusual, or the unconventional, they come to Burns & Wilcox Canada. Burns & Wilcox Canada offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance brokers and agents of all sizes. Burns & Wilcox Canada is a subsidiary of the H.W. Kaufman Group. No other specialty insurance organization can match the unique ability of the H.W. Kaufman Group to broker, write, insure and finance the most highly specialized risks in the world.

Burns and Wilcox Canada is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence with a view to providing integration and equal opportunities for all. Burns and Wilcox Canada welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs in accordance with the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Recruiter or contact our Human Resources department at or 416-774-2660. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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