• Payroll Specialist

    Location CA-ON-Toronto, Head Office
    Posted Date 1 month ago(22/03/2018 5:11 PM)
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    Reporting Manager Role
  • Overview

    Working closely within our Finance and HR teams, this role will lead payroll for our Corporate Office in addition to 4 smaller domestic and international (U.S. and expatriate) payrolls. The position will be responsible for our SAP-Concur expense management process, employee long-term incentive plan management in Solium, and employee share purchase plan, in conjunction with other Finance department duties as required. The successful candidate will have high attention to detail and proven experience administering and optimizing multiple payroll processes.


    Primary Responsibilities:



    Responsible for the day-to-day requirements of payroll including:

    • Maintaining payroll information for corporate and expatriate employees by collecting, preparing and inputting compensation and benefit data;
    • Updating payroll records by entering changes in insurance coverage, job titles, department transfers, etc.;
    • Preparing reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leaves, disabilities, and nontaxable wages;
    • Monitoring of employee and employer federal and provincial income and social security obligations;
    • Preparing year-end employee tax documents;
    • Resolving payroll discrepancies; and
    • Administering employee long-term incentive plans and employee share purchase plans in Solium.


    • Preparing compensation journal entries in SAP;
    • Preparing reconciliations between accounting records payroll records and investigate differences;
    • Expense report processing and management; and,
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

    • Payroll designation or equivalent required and accounting accreditation preferred;
    • 5+ years payroll experience;
    • Experience processing in-house payroll;
    • Experience processing long-term incentives including stock options, share units, etc.;
    • Experience with Solium, Ceridian Powerpay and other payroll programs;
    • Experience with SAP-Concur is preferred;
    • High attention to detail and analytical skills;
    • Experience evolving and optimizing payroll processes;
    • Advanced Excel skills, required;
    • Inherent understanding of need for confidentiality;
    • A natural team player with ability to clearly communicate technical information;
    • Strong organizational skills; and,
    • Mining industry experience is an asset. 


    While we thank all candidated for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted. No phone calls please. 


    As an applicant invited to participate in the recruitment process (such as an interview or testing) should you require accommodation due to a disability, please discuss your needs with us.


    About Alamos Gold Inc.: Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from four operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson and Island Gold mines in north and northwestern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Sonora State, Mexico.  Additionally, the Company has a significant portfolio of exploration through advanced development stage projects in Mexico, Turkey, Canada and the United States.  Alamos employs more than 1,700 people and is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development


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