Payroll Manager



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9P6734671022
  • Posted: October 22, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a growing public company, to recruit a Payroll Manager based in their head office in Calgary, Alberta

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Payroll Manager who can implement stronger process and procedures, drive change, motivate and lead staff, and work well with senior leadership and operational areas.

The Role:

  • Challenge the status quo, and look to drive changes through better payroll policies and procedures
  • Motivate and work with staff to ensure day to day payroll functions are occurring seamlessly
  • Communicate with various levels of the organization to gather information as it relates to payroll
  • Work with both unionized and non-unionized payrolls
  • Completion of payroll reporting as required for management and auditors
  • Certify payroll documentation and processes comply with Employment Standards and other regulatory bodies
  • Liaise with external payroll related regulatory bodies 
  • Management of Canadian and US payrolls and pitching in with troubleshooting and hands-on work as required
  • Train, mentor, and coach team and conduct performance reviews
  • Handle staffing requirements for payroll team
  • Variance analysis and troubleshooting of any payroll issues

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 5+ years as a Payroll Manager / Supervisor / Team Lead
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with senior leadership and operational staff
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus
  • Strong payroll systems skills


Our client offers a competitive compensation package to include Bonus Target, RRSP matching program, Parking and Benefits

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Peter LeGeyt, Partner and Managing Consultant. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Peter LeGeyt

Accounting & Finance


Partner & Managing Consultant

  • 403.351.2449

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