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Supervisor, Payroll

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20610
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Supervisor/Manager to oversee the US and Canadian payroll team. In this role you will play a crucial part in ensuring the accurate, complete, and timely processing of payroll in compliance with legislative requirements and year-end processing. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of US and Canadian payroll tax complexities and demonstrate the ability to train and guide the team effectively.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees. Our total rewards package is designed to provide compensation and benefits programs that support your health, wellness, and financial security. We offer ongoing employee training and development, team building and career growth opportunities.

Join our dynamic Business Employee Services team today in Edmonton, AB or Vancouver, BC by applying through this posting!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the weekly and bi-weekly Canadian and US Payroll process including managing of payment files
  • Guides and supervises the Canadian and US payroll team in meeting or exceeding performance management (i.e. payroll service delivery) outcomes and team objectives
  • Manages activities related to payroll accruals, ensuring reconciliation, reporting and analysis in coordination with the corporate finance team
  • Guides the year-end processes in collaboration with Senior Manager, Payroll & Accounts Payable and, ensures all legislative requirements regarding tax withholding, remittance and income reporting have been met
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local payroll tax regulations and reporting requirements
  • Adhere to all legislative requirements for payroll processing
  • Managing the allocation of workload and monitor payroll Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a measure of how the payroll team is performing
  • Understand and apply US and Canadian payroll tax complexities
  • Accountable for overseeing team to ensure process discipline, meeting payroll deadlines, and guiding any continuous improvement activities
  • Train and guide the payroll team on relevant payroll tax regulations and processes
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and implements best practices to streamline payroll operations


  • Minimum 5 years’ payroll experience, including supervising or being a team lead to payroll administrator teams
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, including finding solutions on escalated and/or on complex payroll inquiries
  • Strong knowledge of payroll practices involving salaried, hourly, union and piece rate compensated employees. Able to interpret and explain payroll legislation
  • Experience in collaborating with accounting, finance, and human resources teams to ensure employees are paid on time, with accuracy and aligns with commitment to service delivery
  • Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Customer service-oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Working knowledge of Microsoft office products including excel and word
  • Proficiency with ERP accounting systems (JD Edwards would be an asset)
  • A team player with the ability to work independently

Work Environment:

  • This is a hybrid role involving both working from home and attending the office one to two days per week

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

1055 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC