Accounting and Finance

Confidential – Payroll & Benefits Specialist


Richardson Executive Search

Confidential – Payroll & Benefits Specialist Edmonton, Alberta


Executrade is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Manager for a Confidential Client of ours based in Edmonton, Alberta. We are looking for a Strong Payroll and Benefits Specialist that understands Accounting Acumen.


Our client’s organization is a medium-sized employer with 200+ employees. The work they do is diverse and multifaceted, touching on various sectors within the Alberta economy.

the person

  • Subject matter expert for the Payroll and Benefits.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to build confidence within the organization in the quality, reliability and timeliness of the services provided.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Promotes a culture of continuous improvement by identifying opportunities for process efficiencies and system enhancements


  • In charge of the payroll and benefits policies and procedures for our company.
  • Review the bi-weekly or monthly payroll process to ensure that all employees are paid on time and accurately.
  • Oversee the administration of benefit programs and ensure the enrolment of all eligible employees.
  • Work with the senior management to analyze the current benefit program and provide recommendations to improve it.
  • Act as a liaison between employees and benefit carriers during the benefit claim process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or any related field.
  • Certified Payroll Management (CPM) or PCP
  • 5+ years of experience as a Payroll Specialist.
  • Familiarity with provincial and federal regulations regarding employment and labor laws.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Proficiency in Avanti software – Asset.
  • Exceptional analytical and organization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred.


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