Job Description

Payroll Specialist (Calgary, AB)

Are you a highly motivated self-starter who continually looks for new opportunities and initiatives to drive change across the organization? Are you looking for a creative, challenging job that contributes to your community's way of life in a stable industry? Are you highly collaborative and believe that the best results are achieved through strong relationships and partnerships? Trimac is a North American company with over 75 years of history that is geared to embrace a changing, technology-driven future and we're looking for candidates who want to join us on our journey!

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist position is responsible for the processing of payroll functions and records for the organization. This position interacts with various departments and works with upper management to help achieve organizational growth and profitability goals.


  • Basic understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Able to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and effectively prioritize issues and needs while remaining detail-oriented in a fast-paced environment adapting to changing priorities.
  • Work well in a team environment, while managing own responsibilities.
  • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of staff and senior management, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proven ability to analyze problems, propose solutions, and manage issues to resolution.
  • Processing bi-weekly and weekly North American hourly payroll
  • Prepare and distribute reports to operations and answer employee & Manager inquiries
  • Set up and maintain various deductions e.g. garnishments, union dues, license, insurance, etc.
  • Process and maintain record employment as legislated by Service Canada
  • Validate and ensure the accuracy and integrity of payroll & HR data
  • Communicate with a variety of internal and external parties (government agencies, unions, field staff, etc)
  • Manage support HR information activities and verify documentation
  • Process employment verification and employment letters
  • Other duties as required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must have a strong ability to focus on details, demonstrate accuracy and maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • Strong time management skills for multi-tasking


  • 1 year or more of payroll experience
  • Minimum High School education


  • We make Safety a part of every decision.
  • We make Safety personal.
  • We have the courage to intervene.

Trimac Transportation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to employment equity. We value a diverse workforce and are committed to hiring practices that are fair and equitable

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