Payroll Administrator - 9 months

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    about 1 month ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Payroll Administrator for one of our large, downtown Vancouver based mining client. This will be a 9-month contract with possibilities for extension as this person covers a mat leave and supports a new system implementation. You will work with a very experienced Payroll Manager who takes great pride in teaching and developing her staff.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for the bi-weekly payroll for up to 700 salaried and hourly unionized and non-unionized staff. You will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers and providers. 


  • Process semi-monthly payroll for salaried, hourly, and daily employees. 
  • Field staff questions regarding pay inquiries.
  • Ensure the company is compliant with all legislative requirements regarding tax and payroll regulations
  • Provide accurate reconciliation of payroll-related accounts on a monthly basis
  • Strive to continually improve the payroll process and procedures
  • Month end reconciliations of payroll related General Ledger accounts
  • Special projects and ad hoc analyses


  • 2+ years of payroll experience for a mid sized organization (100 employees+)
  • Exposure to ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, JDE, etc.)
  • Experience using a time and attendance system
  • PCP certification would be an asset but not required
  • Great communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent Excel skills (pivot tables and v-lookups)
  • Outgoing, positive and enthusiastic personality

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.