We’re Hiring:

Payroll Administrator - BASED OF ACME, ALBERTA OFFICE - Head Office - Calgary

The Sunterra Group of Companies is a dynamic organization that comprises pig production (Sunterra Farms), pork processing (Sunterra Meats), retail locations (Sunterra Market) and the most recent addition, an Italian cooked and cured meats production facility (Soleterra d’Italia). For the past three generations, the Price family, owners and managers of Sunterra, have built their business around growing and marketing food products of unmatched quality. With strong roots in primary agriculture, Sunterra has been a consistent innovator in production, processing, and retail, including exports to international markets and global partnerships to develop new products. Full vertical integration of each aspect of the production chain ensures that customers’ exacting requirements are consistently achieved.

To support Sunterra’s objectives for growth, innovation and the production of superior quality pork products, we are seeking a full time Payroll Administrator. The successful applicant will be responsible for payroll functions for various Sunterra Group companies and will work at the corporate head office located in Acme, Alberta.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following activities:

• Administer and manage one or more of the payroll company divisions on a weekly basis, including processing, reconciling and creating EFTs, using payroll/accounting software
• Administer Health Care Spending Accounts, including adjudication of claims, payments and month end bank reconciliation
• Complete data entry, auditing and changes of employee information
• Prepare remittances for Revenue Canada
• Complete and reconcile T4 documents and prepare for transmission
• Assist with yearly external audits and complete year end balancing of liability accounts
• Administer benefits for assigned payroll division, including balancing benefits liability accounts, invoicing and payments
• Provide support to employees by responding to payroll and benefits-related inquiries (phone, e-mail or in person)
• Assist other payroll divisions as needed, acting as a team player to ensure payrolls are complete, accurate, and transmitted on time
• Assist in problem-solving, helping the payroll team to find creative and efficient solutions to challenges
• Payroll Compliance Practitioner designation (Canadian Payroll Association)
• Post-secondary education of a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Human Resources, Accounting or a related field is an asset
• Two or more years of experience in full-cycle payroll processing, using payroll software systems
• Understanding of accounting practices including reconciliations, year end preparations, journal entries and general ledger reporting
• General knowledge of employment-related legislation as it relates to payroll
• Excellence in achieving multiple priorities and meeting deadlines in a timely fashion
• Strong oral and written communication skills, using a variety of software applications including Microsoft Office 365 and online tools

Key Attributes:
• Ability to work equally effectively in team-based environments as well as on tasks, which require high levels of sensitivity, confidentiality, initiative, autonomy, and independent thought and action
• Comfortable working with individuals across all levels of the organization
• Highly motivated, energetic, organized, and goal-oriented with the ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
• Ability to learn and stay current across employment standards legislation

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Requests for additional information about the role may be submitted to carla.mazutinec@sunterra.ca

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