Payroll Specialist

April 25 2024
Expected expiry date: May 24 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Account management, Campaign, Customer service, Support, Assistance
Montreal, QC | Mississauga, ON | Burlington, ON | London, ON | Calgary, AB | Delta, BC | Vancouver, BC • Full time

Role: Payroll Specialist

Duration: Permanent

Location: (Remote)

Salary : $75,000 - $85,000 + Bonus


Our Accounting Team is actively seeking a Payroll Specialist. In this dynamic role, you will join a payroll team and be responsible for completing full-cycle payroll for AtkinsRéalis employees located at multiple sites.


  • Diploma or post-secondary degree in business or related field preferredPCP or PCM designation an asset
  • Experience in hospitality and/or construction payroll an asset
  • General knowledge of best practices for payroll and well-versed with the Employment Standards Act (ESA) for both BC and Alberta
  • Preferably experience with PayWorks, and Sage 300
  • Experience with Push would be an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Our clents come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm, you will find a home at AtkinsRéalis.


  • Implements, maintains and reviews full-cycle payroll for employees including processing new hires, terminations and rate changes, direct deposits, garnishments taxes, pension, T-4s, and other deductions
  • Prepare fiscal year-end accruals for salaried employees
  • Monitors reconciliation of payroll accounts for month end
  • Reconciliation of all accrued vacation to general ledger on a quarterly basis
  • Maintains Payroll systems and records including payroll audits while working with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure benefits and payroll services are delivered at best practice standards
  • Preparing year-end employee tax slips/ forms and submitting government filings to meet deadlines
  • Analyzing expenses against benefits budget to help prepare cost forecasts and budgets


Salary range for this position is $75,000 - $85,000, plus overtime. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skillset. At AtkinsRéalis, we provide rewards and a comprehensive benefits package including medical / dental / vision insurance and many more.

AtkinsRéalis is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic.

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