Payroll System Specialist - Winnipeg

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Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation. This position is responsible for providing support to the payroll management team and the payroll users. Perform complex, specialized payroll functions in support of Payroll management. Analysis of financial data for both the Payroll department and the Operation. Provide Payroll staff with first line support for Peoplesoft and other day to day functions. Participate in and provide support for a variety of annual processes, including year end. Maintain knowledge of relevant legislation including CRA and Service Canada requirements and the Canada Labour Code. Ability to respond to complex issues and provide appropriate resolutions, while working under tight deadlines. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Assist in continuous improvement opportunities involving the Payroll/HR business processes and system application, to realize cost and quality improvements. Participate in the Payroll system change process to identify problems, opportunities, raise and monitor trouble reports, investigate requirements, test solutions and resolve issues with Payroll, HR and system support staff. Participate in the migration and testing of upgrades to PeopleSoft software and the introduction of new functionality to Payroll staff. Develop and maintain user procedure documentation and in-house training programs. Provide confidential information to assist in negotiations with the various union groups. Communicate policy, procedure or technical changes to staff. Completion of the CPAs Payroll Compliance Legislation and Payroll Fundamentals 1 courses and actively pursuing PCP or CPM payroll certification. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Working knowledge of PeopleSoft HR/Payroll will be considered an asset. Proficiency with PC software Excel, Word and email. Ability to build queries in Peoplesoft and/or SQL is an asset. SCOPE: Reports to the Director, Payrolls LINGUISTIC REQUIREMENTS Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We, therefore, encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. To apply please visit

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