• Payroll Analyst

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 5 days ago(2/13/2019 2:55 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Accounting & Finance
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Payroll Analyst, Saskatoon, SK

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Analyst performs payroll duties requiring analysis, exercise of judgement, and detailed knowledge of department procedures related to the work performed.


    The Payroll Analyst will liaise with other departments including HR, Finance, Corporate Payroll and employees as it relates to the payroll function.


    Core Responsibilities:

    • Support the end to end production of multiple payrolls.
    • Perform necessary checks and reconciliations to confirm accuracy and desired results.
    • Support and deliver Payroll reconciliations and reporting requirements: Quarterly and annual WCB reporting; ROE’s and other as required.
    • Support year end reconciliations, processing and reporting of T4’s
    • Performs other assigned tasks, like balancing vacation accrual, in a timely fashion with strong attention to detail showing status and outstanding issues and balances.
    • Applies professional payroll professional standards, including accurate and timely data setup and maintenance.
    • Applies government, Provincial/State regulations, and taxes to ensure compliance
    • Applies documented payroll processes to execute day-to-day work procedures.
    • Contributes to the deliverables for audit work requirements (external & client) as required.
    • Possesses awareness and correctly applies company policies, procedures, and internal payroll controls at all levels of required work.
    • Maintain a broad knowledge of company policies and benefit plans.
    • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders and ensures positives relationships are maintained.
    • Respond timely to employee and department inquiries.
    • Ability to make administrative and procedural recommendations and exercise judgment on sensitive issues in alignment with corporate policy/regulation.
    • Collaborate with other functional departments for process reviews and optimization.
    • Participate in continuous improvement activities, such as process documentation, identifying opportunities for improvement, and participating in problem solving.

    Characteristics for Successful Performance:

    • Demonstrated self-motivation, analytical, problem solving skills and initiative to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong results and goal orientation.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable working with both internal and external stakeholders in a multi-tasking, deadline oriented, team environment.
    • Solution-oriented with demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong relationships with key stakeholders, peers and team members. 
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment.

    Required Professional Qualifications and Education

    • 3 - 5+ years’ experience producing full cycle, in the delivery of payroll in a large complex organization or a variety of payroll environments (3,000+ employees)
    • Canadian Payroll Association PCP certification and active membership with the Association is required.
    • Proficiency / Previous working experience with SAP payroll systems is an asset.
    • Advanced knowledge of payroll practices, methodologies and procedures required
    • Strongly proficient in Microsoft Excel is an asset
    • Strong analytical skills. Excellent communication skills. Strong customer-service orientation

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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