Payroll Analyst

  • Location
    Acheson, Alberta
  • Salary
    $ 70000 - $ 75000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable

Are you looking for a partially remote, flexible opportunity with a company that values a life-first approach to work? Adecco is currently seeking a proficient a Payroll Analyst for a permanent, full-time role in Acheson, AB. In this pivotal position, you will oversee all aspects of the company's payroll system support and configuration, process improvement and compliance, payroll analysis and reporting, and auditing. If you are prepared for a fulfilling challenge and understand the importance of maintaining harmony between professional and personal life, this role may be the ideal fit for you.

  • Salary: $70,000 - $75,000 / year

  • Location: Acheson, AB

  • Shifts: 7 am – 3.30 pm or 9 – 5 | Flexible 

  • Job type: Permanent | Full-time

  • No transit available to location 

Advantages :

  • Great work-life balance

  • Competitive wages

  • Comprehensive group benefits plan

  • RRSP matching


  • Conduct detailed analysis to support financial accruals or reporting

  • Collaborate with HR Services, Compensation, Operations, and Finance teams to assess pay and tax implications resulting from proposed compensation changes

  • Analyze labor costing to meet department and operational needs

  • Address internal and external payroll inquiries and requests

  • Provide systems support to the payroll operations team

  • Maintain system configurations and assist with system planning and analysis

  • Monitor legislative changes and interpret their impact on payroll processes

  • Ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements

  • Maintain accurate records to support payroll and HR functions

  • Educate payroll operations on system changes and functionality

  • Update and maintain SOPs and Work Instructions

  • Conduct audits and support year-end reporting processes

  • Assist with payroll remittances, journal entries, and GL reconciliations

  • Support payroll operations with reporting and adjustments as needed


  • Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Canada.

  • Post secondary diploma in Accounting or Business Administration

  • 3-5 years of experience working either in payroll or an analyst role

  • PCP Certification considered an asset

  • Knowledge of incentives administration considered an asset 

  • Good working knowledge of cloud-based payroll and accounting systems, preferably UKG and Vena

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, complex calculations)

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated technical and functional expertise in payroll operations or analysis

  • Demonstrated experience with cross-functional collaboration and customer service, and the ability to communicate respectfully

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of payroll regulations, and the ability to interpret legislation and collective agreements

Are you interested in this position? Apply now! Our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.
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Reference number CA_EN_1_026526_2243802

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