AECOM Payroll Supervisor in Edmonton, Alberta
Requisition/Vacancy No. 146512BR
Position Title Payroll Supervisor
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Business Line Oil + Gas
State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
Oil + Gas
We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.
AECOM is seeking a Payroll Supervisor to be based in our Edmonton, Alberta location.
This position will report to the Payroll Manager.This a senior level payroll position that is responsible for supervising the day to day payroll activities ensuring employees are paid accurately and timely. This position must have extensive technical and practical
knowledge of JDE, company policies, internal controls, C-Sox, government regulations and legislation. The ability to prioritize multiple activities with tight deadlines while performing accurately is a requirement.
May include the following responsibilities:
Supervising day to day payroll activities through coaching, providing technical advise
Ability to review current processes, recommend and design changes to improve and standardize workflow. This may require testing and implementing new applications or enhancing existing applications. Attention to detail is a necessity as this often requires updates to payroll system.
Assisting with strategic planning and implementing changes
Processing payroll scorecard and using information to enhance processes
Ensuring that self and reports adhere to payroll policies and processes
Keeping up to date with government changes and legislation
Ensuring all processes are documented, reviewed and updated regularly expertise and training to Payroll Team Leads, Payroll Administrators and Payroll Clerks
Reviewing all reconciliations monthly
Investigating anomalies and assisting with process enhancements and changes
Processing T4, T5018 and T2200 forms
Review WCB quarterly and annual reconciliations and remittances
Review NWT and MB year end reconciliations
Adhoc reporting as required by Corporate Payroll, internal and external customers
Mentoring direct reports
Semi-annual performance reviews with direct reports
Semi-annual development of development plans
Organizing team work loads to cope with peak processing requirements
Managing staff absences through approving holiday requests as appropriate and managing sickness absences
Ensuring appropriate staff cover is available for periods of absences through sickness and holidays
Ensuring processes are followed to avoid incorrect payments
Reviewing variance analysis for Corporate Payroll
Continually look for ways to save costs such as supplies and courier services
Where possible, please include/attach proof of minimum requirements with resume application.
Diploma in Finance or Accounting or combination of years and experience
PCP or CPM designation or combination of years and experience
Minimum of 12 years payroll experience
Demonstrates attention to detail
Understands and adheres to payroll rules and is current with legislation
Understands and adheres to company policies
Proficient in Microsoft office
Proficient in JD Edwards
Solid understanding of payroll accounting
Previous experience of account reconciliation, including a strong understanding of statutory returns
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent people skills including the ability to mentor, coach and influence team members
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present ideas,data and results in an easy to understand format
Ability to deal with difficult situations and individuals without escalation to a senior level
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.