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Are you someone who can lead all aspects of global payroll operations – vendors, systems, payroll cycles and process as well as integration with HR, Finance/Accounting and other functions? Do you have experience with Canadian AND USA payroll processes? Our client in Calgary is looking for a Global Payroll Team Lead to join their team on a three month contract. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee global payroll function
  • Analyze, prepare and assist with the inputting of payroll data for Canada and USA, using automated systems Ceridian PowerPay (CAN) and Ceridian Redwood (US)
  • Analyze, update, reconcile and confirm processing of all international payrolls through the use of our Payroll Agents in the regions
  • Ensures compliance with regional Employment Standards and government agencies
  • Taxable benefits data entry and reconciliation for payroll purposes
  • Manage US workers compensation as well as regional workers comp reporting and reconciliations as needed
  • Stays current on payroll systems and resolve administrative problems with the carrier representatives
  • Performs various journal entries, account reconciliations, and provides general ledger support
  • Facilitates management and employee understanding of payroll procedures
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management
  • Complete and maintain legislated payroll reporting requirements
  • Prepare and maintain employee reports and new-hire reports
  • Oversee  payroll specialist
  • Develop processes and procedures to ensure smooth payroll operation
  • Document global payroll processes and procedures and train other team members as needed
  • Ensure accurate and timely year-end and tax form processing for both Canada and US
  • Working experience in US pension plans, specifically Simple IRA from a payroll perspective
  • Other duties as assigned


Candidate Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field, preferably Business/Accounting
  • PCP or CPM, or working towards certification is a must
  • Over seven years in a similar Team Lead, Payroll or Senior Payroll Specialist position
  • Exceptional understanding of accounting concepts relating to payroll and benefits
  • At least three years of experience functioning at an Senior Payroll Specialist level
  • Exposure and understanding of applicable Canadian and US payroll laws and regulations
  • Exposure and understanding of applicable global payroll laws and regulations, an asset
  • Exposure to Ceridian PowerPay (CAN) and Ceridian Redwood (US), an asset
  • Strong command of the English language; clear written and verbal communication skills

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