Payroll Administrator

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Bookkeeper
  • Job type
  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta

Adecco is currently hiring for a Payroll Administrator for our client located in Calgary, AB. To qualify for this role, you must have at least 2 years of payroll experience. You will provide day to day payroll administration functions supporting the accuracy of timely payments to employees. This is a Full time, Temporary Contract position.

Payroll Administrator Responsibilities

Processing of Payroll and Benefits from numerous sources 

Complete various payroll audits to ensure information is up to date and complete for payroll processing

Understand accounting principles used to process day to day payroll

Ongoing review and updates to the PIERS report to ensure year end reporting is clean

Ensures that regularly scheduled transmissions to banks for cheques and deposits are processed each pay run and daily when required

Investigates banking issues such as stop payments, traces and retrievals and determines appropriate course of action to take

Investigating and correcting errors and advising departments with solutions and alternatives in these challenging situations.

Provide employees with direction and information pertaining to their personal pay issues.

Provide recommendations/solutions to better leverage the system and ensure consistency amongst business practices

Meet government reporting requirements (Revenue Canada, Services Canada, FOIP)

Payroll Administrator Qualifications

Completion of the PCP Certification with Canadian Payroll Association

Minimum of 2 years of Payroll experience

Completion of Grade 12 Diploma preferred

Preferred experience with PeopleSoft HR/Time/Payroll system

Excellent understanding of Alberta Employment Standards Codes, CRA and Service Canada regulations and Acts

Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures, numerous union contracts, and Government Regulatory procedures

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Knowledge of University core business systems (PeopleSoft HR, Payroll and Benefits).

Strong computer skills – MS Excel

Strong organizational & interpersonal skills

Excellent communications skills


If you are interested in this Payroll Administrator job in Calgary, AB please apply now.






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Reference number CA_EN_1_020570_12308426

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