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Payroll Administrator

by Executive Solutions  |  12.06.19 | 10:17

The Payroll Administrator will work as part of a team of professionals to ensure accurate and timely execution of all payroll functions.


  • Complete full cycle payroll on a bi-weekly basis for both salary and hourly employees:
    o Create and maintain employee changes in the payroll system;
    o Analyse information from time capture system;
    o Process payroll and verify accuracy;
    o Transmit direct deposit file to bank;
    o Produce GL export file and upload into the financial system;
    o Issue Record of Employment (ROE);
    o Distribute post payroll reports;
    o Update benefit changes in both payroll and benefits carrier (GWL);
    o Create and submit 3rd party remittances (CRA, garnishments, savings plan, etc);
    o Enter, validate US payroll and submit 401K contributions;
    o Filing.
  • Monitor central payroll email and voicemail and be a primary (rotating) point of contact for employees on payroll related matters
  • Monthly salary and hourly payroll accrual
  • Month end GL balancing including creating journal entries if necessary
  • Reconciliation and remittance of WCB payments
  • Year end activities including producing, balancing and filing of: T4, T4A and WCB
  •  Work in accordance with established policies and procedures and applicable government regulations;
  • Administer personal use of company vehicle taxable benefits monthly; and
  • Actively participate (both as a team and individually) in numerous planned and ad hoc projects.


  • Minimum two (2) years of payroll experience, preferably within the oilfield services sector;
  • Possession of PCP certification, or enrolled in the PCP program;
  • Superior “team” and “customer service” orientation;
  • Demonstrated experience with system (ie upgrades, changes to interfaces, etc) and application testing;
  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) are required;
  • Good working knowledge of provincial (Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan and Manitoba) Employment Standards;
  • Working knowledge of Avanti and/or Spira is an asset;
  • Dedication and commitment to ensuring deadlines are achieved;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Good working knowledge of benefits programs and provisions.

If you meet the criteria set out above, are legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship and live in the Calgary area; please forward your resume to:

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