RailWorks Payroll Associate in Mississauga, Ontario

Payroll Associate

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180914-72601-002

HOME COMPANY: PNR RailWorks Go Transit

COMPANY LOCATION: PNR RailWorks Go Transit - Mississagua, ON


JOB LOCATION: Mississauga, ON

Job Responsibilities:

The Payroll Associate position is responsible for collecting employee timekeeping information, processing weekly/bi-weekly payroll, doing so within prescribed timelines and with accuracy, quality, and efficiency. This individual is also responsible for the collection of employee information to assist the HRIS team with accurate and confidential record keeping, and other administrative duties as required.

  • Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties:*

The Payroll Associate supports Payroll and Human Resources processes for hourly employees the following:

  • Enters payroll and employment information in a timely and accurate manner; ensures the integrity of payroll data

  • Balances and reconciles payroll records; analyzes reports to identify errors and resolves and adjusts discrepancies

  • Generates regular and ad-hoc payroll reports, prepares and files Record of Employment and other required documents or remittances

  • Researches and resolves routine payroll questions and issues from managers and staff

  • Complies with payroll company standards and practices

  • Maintains a consistent information flow between payroll, HR, and other operational departments as needed

  • Responsible for administration of the Austin Lane system

  • Involved in the onboarding and new hire/rehire documentation process

  • Maintains employee records and assists in administering HR programs and processes

  • General/Other Responsibilities and Duties:*

  • HRIS support

  • Onboarding/termination processing

  • Occasional coverage of Accounts Payable/Receivable

  • Receiving Purchase Orders within JD Edwards

  • Other admin duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary program in a related field; PCP or CPM designation preferred.

  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years payroll experience, preferably in a unionized environment

  • Organized, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines

  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information and to perform with a high level of professionalism and integrity

  • Strong understanding of payroll principles and standards

  • Ability to carefully follow procedures and policies

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Familiarity with payroll systems/software such as JD Edwards

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with strong Excel skills

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

• Works in an office environment

• Frequently sits for long periods of time

• Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard

• May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)


Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)