Payroll Coordinator
SMS Equipment Inc.
Acheson, AB
SMS Equipment offers rewarding careers in the heavy equipment industry across Canada. As the largest Komatsu dealer in North America, SMS Equipment gives you the opportunity to represent world-class quality in our product offerings and customer service. A few of the many benefits of working with SMS Equipment include: competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits plans, and RRSP matching.

Reporting to the Supervisor, Payroll, this position is responsible for all activities as they relate to the Company’s staff payroll for the Western Region, staff & hourly payroll for Alaska & the payroll for SMS Employees in Mongolia. This position is responsible for responding to payroll and benefit inquiries from management and employees, communicating with HR representatives, benefit carriers, Ultimate Software, and government departments.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Administer, interprets and remain current on all diverse payroll and benefit regulations, collective agreements and governing legislation laws.
Ensure appropriate records are maintained to support the Payroll and HR department.
Ability to process all payroll related changes.
Ability to calculate payroll liabilities; employee federal and provincial income taxes, employment insurance, federal pension plan and worker’s compensation deductions, NWT & Mongolia Tax deductions.
Extract and verify accuracy of the payroll data from the UltiPro time and attendance program.
Extract and verify accuracy of the payroll data from the ERP system.
Process all applicable garnishments, retirement contributions and records of employment.
Processes payroll journal entries.
Communicate with internal employees and department contacts.
Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7 years' experience accompanied with a solid working knowledge of payroll and benefits processes, regulations, legislation and collective agreements. The successful candidate will also have the Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification. Achievement or working towards the Payroll Management designation with the Canadian Payroll Association is an asset. Other qualifications include:

Knowledge of Ultimate Software’s payroll and benefits system is an asset.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, complex calculations, quick formatting and short cuts).
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with a focus on providing good service to internal and external customers.
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to problem solve and find solutions.
Ability to present to management and coworkers.