NewStar Capital Payroll Manager/Accountant Temporary in Edmonton, AB

NewStar Capital

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Payroll Manager/Accountant
Edmonton, AB

New Star Capital owns and operates a group of diverse businesses in the retail, gaming, recycling, professional services and real estate industries….

New Star Capital is a seeking a full time Payroll Manager/Accountant to join its team of 4 accounting staff in its head office located in South Edmonton. This position is a maternity leave replacement, and the position will be held for a period of up to 12 months.
The Payroll Manager/Accountant will report directly to New Star’s controller.
New Star Capital owns and operates a group of diverse businesses in the retail, gaming, recycling, professional services and real estate industries. The candidate will have a minimum 3 years work experience and relevant education. You can learn more about our company by visiting: www.newstarcapital.com.
The candidate must have exceptional organizational skills, strong attention to detail, effective communication skills and must be able to excel in a dynamic environment.
Responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all aspects of working with Ceridian software to process bi-monthly payroll for 150 employees, which consists of salary and hourly employees.
  • Entry of new employees, terminations, wage changes, etc. in payroll system.
  • Maintenance of various control sheets as well as personnel records.
  • Benefit administration, enrollment, terminations, and reconciliation.
  • Payroll related tasks including source deduction remittances and reconciliations, GL account reconciliations, and T4s.
  • Ongoing training and support to the managers of locations on payroll matters.
  • Posting of bi-weekly payroll journal entries and month-end payroll accruals.
  • Preparation of bank account reconciliations.
  • Post month-end journal entries and prepare monthly financial reports for management.
  • Other projects/duties as required.

Proficiencies and qualifications will include:

  • Must have previous payroll experience and completed payroll education, such as the Canadian Payroll Association’s PCP designation.
  • Experience with processing payroll in Ceridian or similar payroll system.
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards.
  • Full-cycle accounting experience. Degree or Diploma in Accounting is considered an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of general ledger entry functions and processes.
  • Experience with Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC) considered an asset.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

This position is dynamic and requires the applicant to multi-task and take initiative. The ideal candidate will work well in a team environment yet also in a self-directed manner.
Competitive salary based on experience, includes comprehensive benefits package.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume with cover letter. Please include in the subject line “Payroll Manager/Accountant”.

Job Type: Temporary

Required experience:

  • Accounting & Payroll: 3 years

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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