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Senior Payroll Specialist Bilingual French / English in Edmonton at Talentcor

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a 'Senior Payroll Specialist Bilingual French/English looking for a new career within a Progressive Organization in downtown Edmonton, then apply to Talentcor Edmonton!


  • Review and process complex payroll, for multi-cycle payroll, including employees, self-employed and LTDs. Including significant allowances and per diems and expense report claims
  • Liaison with internal employees, temps/contractors and external sources
  • Respond to queries on contractor payroll
  • Investigate and resolve payroll issues with Contractor Payroll Manager
  • Ensure contractor/temp payroll is completed on time
  • Ensure contractor/temp payroll is accurate
  • Process contractor/temp stops and Record of Employments
  • Coordinate with invoicing for client set up
  • Process contractor/temp information changes (Revisions)
  • Oversee a team of administrators
  • Assist Contractor Payroll Manager in best practices in quality, efficiencies and excellent customer service


  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role preferred processing full cycle payroll
  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet
  • PCP designation preferred
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial payroll guidelines
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to collect and analyze information.
  • Organized, detailed oriented, able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to take direction or work independently when required
  • Able to multitask efficiently
  • PowerPoint
  • Familiar with labor laws across the Canada with Multijurisdictional payroll processing
  • Post secondary diploma or degree in payroll, accounting, or a related business program
  • Bi-lingual in French (both written and spoken)
  • Change management

If you are interested in this position please forward your resume and cover letter in Word Format quoting 'Sr. Payroll' to Darlene Simpson, Senior Account Manager via email to

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