Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Payroll Administrator

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview 

Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher. 


Reporting into the Supervisor, Payroll HCM, the Payroll Administrator will work closely with HR, Payroll, Sites, and Pension and Benefits teams to perform a variety of tasks, with a primary focus on the integrity of HR Master Data and maintenance of employee records within SAP, our Human Resources Information System (HRIS).


Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely entry and maintenance of employee master data in SAP; processing new hires, employee changes, terminations, etc.
  • Verify all paperwork, forms and requests for changes to master data that are received is complete, with correct approvals and filed appropriately.
  • Respond to internal inquiries from Time/Site Administrators, HR and Management regarding employee data and payroll results.
  • Responsible for loading one-time payments on a cyclical basis, which may be based on various schedules including, but not limited to, weekly, monthly, yearly etc.
  • Review audit and exception reports in conjunction with payroll processing deadlines to verify accurate data entry and maintenance.
  • Support field time entry practices and inquiries.
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure timely resolution to employee questions and data processing issues.
  • Assist with report requests and other administrative tasks as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Post-secondary education in business administration or equivalent.
  • 2 to 3 years of work experience related to data entry and administration.
  • Previous experience with SAP would be considered a strong asset.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and multitask, while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work varying shifts between 8:00AM and 7:00PM.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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