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Payroll Coordinator


Vertex is currently accepting applications for one full-time, permanent Payroll Coordinator in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The successful candidate must have 3 – 5 years of previous payroll experience and will work closely with other members of the payroll and human resources team members to ensure accurate and timely process of all payrolls and payroll related duties.  This position reports to the VP of Corporate Services.


  • Post-secondary education or diploma focusing on accounting or payroll functions;
  • Registered with the Canadian Payroll Association or working towards certification an asset;
  • Required 3 – 5 years work experience with hourly and salary payroll;
  • The ideal candidate will have construction, trucking/transportation or oilfield service industry experience;
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task effectively to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment, multi-task on multiple payroll accounts;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, data entry and record keeping;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience with unionized payrolls would be an asset;
  • Strong knowledge of Alberta Employment Standards is required;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, proficient in Excel is a must;


  • Data entry of non-unionized hourly and salary payroll
  • Set up high volumes of new employee profiles in payroll systems
  • Maintain filing systems and employee records
  • Process and audit statutory deductions and remittances
  • Process and audit vacation accruals and reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly statements and compile statistical reports
  • Observe and respect the confidentiality of Payroll and Human Resources information
  • Provide excellent customer service to all employees and clients
  • Perform other duties as directed by management


  • This position will be based out of our Corporate Head Office based in Sherwood Park, AB.


  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience
  • A comprehensive benefit package is provided
  • Opportunity for growth and professional development


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*We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted*