CAREERS

PAYROLL ASSISTANT

Reporting to the Manager, Administration and working out of the Calgary office, this position will be responsible for assisting with a variety of both payroll and administrative duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the processing of semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls for all salary and hourly employees
  • Process new hires, employee changes, and terminations, ensuring appropriate approvals are in place
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets
  • Track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Identify and record employee taxable benefits
  • Prepare Records of Employment (ROE’s) and assist in the year end process through to T4 production
  • Addressing employee payroll and benefit inquiries appropriately, professionally and promptly
  • Prepare payroll expense journal entries and various labour distribution journals
  • Assist with completion of the WCB annual return and monitor to ensure accuracy a year end
  • Administer various benefit changes with the benefit providers
  • Review and reconcile all invoices from benefit providers to ensure they are correct and communicate with providers to resolve issues
  • Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Review, track and record vacation days, sick days & statutory holidays
  • Maintain employee personal records, including organizing backlog of filing
  • Keep current on changes to legislation that impact or could impact payroll
  • Updating, improving and streamlining current processes and procedures
  • Provide reporting and assistance to the Administration and Human Resources Departments
  • Update and compile documents for new hire orientation packages
  • Format and print business cards
  • Provide reception and mailroom relief as required
  • Other special projects as assigned

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Canadian Payroll Association Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification completed or in progress
  • 2-3 years of payroll experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of service excellence when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Analytical problem-solver who is detail-oriented and comfortable working under strict deadlines
  • Ability to ensure the highest degree of confidentiality at all times

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

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