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Payroll and Compensation Specialist - 18504

Edmonton, AB | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/24/2023 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18504 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $100,000

Job Description

Our client in the healthcare industry is seeking a skilled Payroll & Compensation Specialist with a strong finance and HR acumen. In this role, you will ensure accurate and timely payroll processing, benefits, pension programs, compliance with regulations, conduct compensation benchmarking, and support HRMS implementation.
  • Oversee end-to-end payroll processes, including accurate and timely payroll processing for multiple company entities. 
  • Ensure compliance with employment and payroll regulations across various provinces and adhere to company policies and procedures. 
  • Complete year-end adjustments, T4 reviews, and necessary reporting/reconciliation for regulatory entities. 
  • Maintain accurate employee records, including rates of pay, deductions, personal information, and departmental codes. 
  • Track and report time and attendance using designated systems. 
  • Manage employee benefits enrollment, changes, and related premiums. 
  • Collaborate with HR on onboarding activities, employment status changes, and terminations. 
  • Provide payroll documentation for audits and respond to employee inquiries. 
  • Administer expense submission programs and participate in salary survey data collection. 
  • Work on strategic projects related to compensation structures, pay ranges, and total reward packages. 
  • 4+ years of end-to-end payroll and benefits administration experience across multiple provinces. 
  • Post-secondary education in business administration, finance, or human resources. 
  • Experience with Service Canada, Revenue Agency (CRA) legislation, payroll calculations, and provincial ESAs.  
  • Proficiency in MS Excel  
  • Ability to provide strategic recommendations, identify areas of improvement, and work independently or within cross-functional teams. 
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and confidentiality. 
  • Experience with payroll system implementations and integrations with HRMS/HRIS platforms. 
  • Excellent time management, record-keeping, and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in payroll, benefits, and compensation. 
  • Ability to build partnerships and collaborate across business entities. 

Compensation and Benefits:
  • The discussed salary range is $80,000 – $100,000 + Bonus
  • Opportunity to work remote/hybrid
  • RRSP
  • Working towards or has their PCP or CPM designation
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Meet Your Recruiter

Linh Lieu
RPR, Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accounting, Finance & Supply Chain

Drawing on an extensive background in accounting, operations and recruitment in both industrial and professional environments, Linh is perceptively in tune with her clients’ needs. She has an intuitive understanding of the personalities best suited for different businesses and adapts her recruiting searches accordingly. Because she has operated her own company before, she is aware of the challenges her clients face, including the technical ones. Earlier in her career, Linh acted in both managerial and operational roles, improving processes, developing procedures, and implementing organizational changes. Her practical experience means she knows first-hand the candidate profile her clients need in order to achieve their objectives.

Linh is enthusiastic about assisting candidates to cultivate and advance their careers. She takes the time to listen to what they want, and then directs them to settings where they will thrive. She truly cares and it shows; candidates recognize that she is passionate about helping them accomplish their goals. Linh enjoys studying aspects of human behavior, an endeavour which enhances her ability to empathize with both clients and candidates.

Linh is married and has three beautiful children. She enjoys fishing and camping with her family.

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