Payroll Administrator


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Apr 05, 2018
Profession Other
Career Level(s) Not Specified
Job Type(s) Full Time
Education Level(s) Certificate, Diploma
Job ID job-9301

Position Summary

At Alberta Blue Cross, we are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe our employees will deliver our vision.


We currently have an opening for a Payroll Administrator. The primary responsibilities of this position will be the timely and accurate preparation of the company’s bi-weekly payroll and payroll system maintenance and support.


  • End to end processing of bi-weekly payroll – keying in data, payroll calculations and transmission of payroll.
  • Updating and maintaining payroll records.
  • Calculation and payment of terminations and leave payments.
  • Prepare payroll and disbursement records, reports and files.
  • Point of contact for payroll and human resources internal related inquiries.
  • Assist in preparation of internal and external auditors in performing their functions.  Prepare working paper files that support the financial statements.
  • Prepare various monthly and year end reports for government agencies such as Revenue Canada and Statistics Canada including Records of Employment, T4’s, T4A’s and other reports as required. 
  • Provide technical support and advice in the ongoing maintenance and support of the payroll / HRIS system.
  • Contribution to continuous improvement on payroll processes and procedures.
  • Assists and cross trains on other duties and projects as required.


  • Completion of a post secondary diploma.
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years payroll experience.
  • Completion of PCP certification would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of payroll principles and legislation.
  • Knowledge and experience with Infor - Lawson and/ or Great Plains would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience Local Authorities Pension Plan would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office is essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent people skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strengths in the area of flexibility, innovation and independence.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment.  This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply online at .

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