Payroll Clerk

Reports to: Human Resources Specialist
Position Group: Support Staff
Status: Part-Time (3.5 days per week)

The Position

The Payroll Clerk is responsible for the preparation and processing of monthly payroll while providing additional support to the Human Resources Specialist.

Core Areas of Responsibility

  • Monthly payroll preparation including changes, additions, deletions, adjustments, journal entries, and wire transfers.
  • Preparation and balancing of monthly payroll reports. 
  • Updating payroll and benefits spreadsheets.
  • Key Administrator for WEB Record of Employment (Service Canada).
  • Administration of payroll taxes and WCB for support staff.
  • Preparation and compliance reporting for T4s, WCB A300 report, T2202As, NR4s and child care expense letters.
  • Statistical analysis and research of compliance practices.
  • Administering web access changes and submissions to our benefit carriers and providing information to employees.
  • Balancing of accounts.
  • Preparation of Registered Pension Plan Annual Information Return (AIR), Government of Alberta Form 7 and any additional reports as required.

Experience, Skills, Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Payroll certification.
  • Payroll, Benefits and Human Resources administration knowledge.
  • Three to five years payroll experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy of computer information.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects or assignments at one time.
  • Thorough research and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while maintaining compliance and regulatory standards.
  • Capable of providing a balanced and common-sense approach to routine and complex issues.
  • Excel at working well while under pressure.

Application Instructions

Applications must contain a cover letter, your resume, and the names and contact information for three work-related references one of which must be a direct supervisor (your references will not be contacted without your prior consent). Please submit your application via email to with the position noted in the subject line. Please do not send documents via OneDrive or other cloud-based services and please do not send letters of reference, evaluations, and/or transcripts unless asked to do so.

Applications will be reviewed as received and interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early as the position may be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected.  

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected to participate in the next phase of our interview process will be contacted.

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School provides a welcoming environment for all employees and encourages diversity among staff and students as part of our commitment to the Alberta Human Rights Act.

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