Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Oakville, Canada
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Senior U.S. Payroll Administrator. Working in the payroll office as part of the North America shared services, you will work with the US Shared Services payroll team in processing the full payroll cycle by analyzing, verifying and preparing data for timesheets, payroll, general ledger information and interfaces between systems.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for payroll processing, timesheets and running of various interfaces
  • Liaison with HR to ensure that all employee information is accurately maintained and reported
  • Financial analysis and reconciliation of payroll related accounts, including journal entries and monthly reporting
  • Responsible for year-end process, shadow payroll updates, preparation of W2’s
  • Provide information to employees on payroll matters, benefit deductions and timesheet issues
  • Provide vacation coverage for other staff
  • Special tasks as assigned by manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum 2 year US payroll experience
  • Experience with ADP PCPW is an asset
  • PCP/FPC payroll certification is considered an asset
  • Post secondary degree or diploma in an accounting, human resources or business program is required
  • Attention to detail with an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Aptitude in recognizing and solving issues that will affect the accuracy of employees pay
  • Strong work ethic, must be flexible with hours and willingness to work additional hours when required to meet strict deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Must be team oriented, with an ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong initiative, willingness to learn and take responsibility for own learning

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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