Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Oakville, ON, Canada
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Timesheet and Payroll Clerk.  Working in the payroll office of the shared services area the Timesheet and Payroll Clerk is responsible for the importing and distribution of timesheets and timesheet adjustments and provides support to the senior payroll specialists and managers for various clerical payroll related tasks for the full biweekly payroll cycle including month end and year end processes.


Key Responsibilities but are not limited to:

  • Import and verifiy weekly timesheet information and daily timesheet adjustment information for distribution into the accounting system
  • Review and distribute timesheet and timesheet adjustment batches from other offices to ensure peer review and segregration of duties
  • Provide backup to extract final timesheet information on a biweekly basis and load into the payroll system
  • Prevpare, deposit, load and verify benefit cheques for employees on leave on a biweekly basis
  • Provide payroll account reconciliation support
  • Answer the payroll telephone line, review the payroll email box and assist employees or redirect queries
  • Assist employees with setting up their electronic pay access
  • Maintain filing, archiving, scanning and photo copying for payroll department
  • Provide occation vacation coverage for the senior payroll staff
  • Other tasks as assigned by managers or senior payroll staff



Skills / Qualifications


  • Completion of secondary school is required and post-secondary education in payroll, accounting, or a related business program, or working towards PCP certification considered an asset
  • Minimum 1 year office or office related experience, with prior experience with an automated timesheet system, general accounting or payroll experience considered an asset
  • Ability to solve and correct timesheet issues and recognize issues that will affect the accurate processing of payroll
  • Must be flexible with working hours and have the ability to work additional hours when required to meet strict deadlines due to changing requirements, system delays or other unexpected challenges
  • Must have a willingness to learn and take responsibility for own learning
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to take direction or work independently when required
  • Strong data entry and computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disability Act, 2005, we are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in all parts of the hiring process.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided when raised with the recruiter or by e-mailing

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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