CPA Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Human Resources Specialist

Toronto, Ontario
Full Time

What You’ll Be Doing:

Delivering and implementing key HR programs and initiatives across the organization including benefits and pension administration, onboarding and offboarding execution, new employee orientation, performance management, policy implementation, employee engagement activities, health & safety, and compliance matters.

Planning, communicating, and executing human resources events and engagement activities throughout the year, including wellness sessions, mental health initiatives, benefit & pension education, health screening clinics, RBC Race for the Kids, and Take Our Kids to Work Day.

Ensuring a seamless onboarding program for new hires while partnering with the recruitment team, hiring managers and other departments.

Accountable for inputting payroll transactions into the HRIS (ADP Workforce Now) and working closely with the Payroll Manager to ensure accurate payroll processing. 

Maintaining the data integrity of the HRIS, benefits and pension systems, and employee files as well as working closely with the HR Analyst to conduct regular audits and recommend corrective measures as required.

Serving as a point of contact for employees inquiring about leaves of absence and managing the short-term and long-term disability leave program.     

Consulting with employees and managers regarding sensitive or complex matters while addressing concerns and questions with professionalism, tact and diplomacy while ensuring confidentiality.

Co-Chairing the Joint Health and Safety Committee and ensuring that our Health and Safety processes are current to ensure compliance.

Ensuring that you are current on HR best practices and legislative requirements enabling you to provide advice and guidance to employees and management related to the Employee Handbook, organization policies, benefit programs, regulations, and employee relations.

Participating in various cross-functional projects and teams as the HR subject matter expert. 


Who You Are:

A post-secondary graduate preferably in human resources with a minimum 3 years of progressive experience in a human resources generalist role, with demonstrated experience providing HR support and guidance to employees at all levels in an organization.

In the process of completing or have already completed your CHRP or CHRL designation.

Experienced processing transactions in an HRIS (ADP Workforce Now would be an asset) with a keen eye for accuracy and detail.

An exceptional communicator (verbally and written), with strong presentation, interpersonal and relationship-building skills combined with a strong professional presence, good judgment, and a proven ability to handle interactions with tact and diplomacy.

A multitasker who is proficient at managing HR administration and takes pride is completing processes from beginning to end.

Experienced dealing with challenging and sensitive employee situations with a proven ability to maintain confidential information.

Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, complex situations and shifting priorities with the ability to confidently make decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Digitally savvy with advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams.


What We Offer: 

A fast-paced environment. Collaboration, innovation and passionate professionals are at our core. We relentlessly pursue what’s next to unlock the full potential of you and us together. 

Flexible work environments. As part of our Hybrid work culture, we provide flexible, remote work options to support you in your career, in addition to in-office teamwork and collaboration.

Diversity and inclusion. We recognize the value in our differences and prioritize inclusivity to bring together the best talent to protect the public, advance the profession and enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. 

Ongoing learning and career growth. We want your career to skyrocket. We support unlimited career advancement and professional development opportunities with learning investments to promote your future growth. Thrive with us. 

Focus on your well-being. With industry leading benefits and wellness programs, including a healthy lifestyle allowance, mental health resources and more, we’re committed to your well-being.


Who We Are:  

We protect the public. We advance the profession. We enable CPAs to lead business and society forward. We ensure that our 100,000 members and 21,000 students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We help them stay ahead of global market trends and abreast of regulatory change. CPAs represent a globally recognized, premium designation. Our Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations in all industries for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, management skills and leadership. We believe that success happens when both business and society benefit. For information on the profession visit: 

We Appreciate Your Interest In CPA Ontario And This Position: 

At CPA Ontario, we are committed to building high-performance teams. Our selection process is thorough, and all candidate applications are reviewed. Should your qualifications and experience meet the requirements of this role, a member of our recruitment team will contact you. We encourage you to set up CPA Ontario job alerts for positions that align to your experience and career goals. 

CPA Ontario is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email with “Accommodation Required” in the subject line to provide your contact information. A member of the Recruitment team will contact you within 48 hours.

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