Id : 63025
Category : Accounting-Contract
Location/City : AB – Calgary
Region : Calgary Area
Job Type : Contract
Recruiter Name : Jessica Kopitar

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Looking for a Senior Payroll Analyst for a 3-4 month contact with potential to extend.

The Opportunity

Our client in downtown Calgary is looking for a strong senior payroll candidate to join them for 3-4 months to assist with an implementation project! This individual will have coordinated payroll in a business as usual environment in addition to system implementation experience. This is a complex payroll with hourly and salaried employees as well as some union employees.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Approve weekly and biweekly reports for delivery to vendor for processing
  • Work with all stakeholders including the external payroll vendor to support all implementation requirements.
  • Single point of contact for internal employee queries
  • Support initial and ongoing training of employees and managers on time entry and approval processes
  • Work with vendor on new user requests
  • Third party reporting and enrollments
  • Collection and review of changes to payroll for accuracy and approval
  • Submit all off cycle payment requests for delayed or missed pay
  • Enroll, change and terminate employees on the system.
  • Billing of benefit and pension providers
  • Support accounting year end activities
  • Correction of any issues with vacation and flex time tracking
  • Work with payroll vendor to manage internal and external audit requests

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • PCP is mandatory and a CPM is an asset
  • Minimum 8 years’ payroll experience in both union and non-union environments
  • Change vendor experience and/or System implementation experience is mandatory
  • Must display initiative, teamwork and independent thinking;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skill with an ability to be technically competent in job cost accounting and be able to perform cost analysis; and
  • Must be thorough, detail orientated, highly organized and able to deal with stress constructively

Compensation and Benefits

  • Varies depending on candidate experience

Please quote Job Reference #63025

Please submit your resume directly to Jessica Kopitar via email at

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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