Payroll Administrator

Type: Temporary
Location: Middle Musquodoboit
Job Number: AS13441

We are currently seeking a Payroll Administrator for a contract opportunity in Middle Musquodoboit. Reporting to the Controller you will be responsible for processing payroll and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Collecting, entering and verifying all time sheets
  • Checking and coding payroll data
  • Reconciling payroll data
  • Processing terminations, status changes and monthly remittances
  • Setting up new hires in database
  • Assisting with benefits and pension enrolment in the payroll system
  • Preparing reports for audits



  • Post-secondary education with a focus in accounting
  • Completion of Canadian Payroll Practitioner Course (or in progress) considered an asset
  • At least three years’ experience in a related field
  • Prior experience with payroll systems and procedures
  • Previous experience with Ceridian or ADP software is an asset
  • Proficiency with Excel is required


If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to the attention of Gillian A. Pendlebury, CPHR by email. Please quote position #AS13441.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.