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Payroll Specialist

Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition Number: 85338 


Reporting to the Manager, Canada Payroll, this is an integral position in the service delivery component of our people care initiatives.  You will be responsible for day-to-day entry of our payroll documentation and processing. Your understanding and knowledge of payroll processes combined with a keen understanding of legislative requirements provides Insight Canada employees with the confidence that their compensation and benefit related information is being processed in an accurate and efficient manner.




  1. Daily payroll entries and uploading to ADP.
  2. Organization and handling of emails in a shared inbox
  3. Understanding of a manual calculation of a net pay.
  4. Assist with payroll balancing procedures and adhoc reporting for benefits, vacation and RRSP
  5. Handle Garnishment submission for payment to proper government agencies
  6. Maintain and distribute a wide range of reports to users
  7. Submit RRSP files each pay period to the provider
  8. Ability to set and manage priorities while working under tight deadlines.



  1. 2 or more years of payroll experience using ADP or a similar payroll system is required
  2. PCP certification through the CPA or similar
  3. Knowledge of employment and labor laws and legislation
  4. Excellent customer service skills with a well-developed professional phone manner and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  5. Benefits administration and reconciliation experience
  6. Experience with Service Canada Records of Employment (ROE Web)
  7. Proficiency in Microsoft applications particularly with Excel (pivot tables, macros, V lookups)
  8. Proven organizational and time management skills
  9. Meticulous attention to detail
  10. Proven ability to provide strict confidentiality while ensuring security and privacy of employee’s personal data.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Office environment with computer work.  May have extensive periods of sitting, typing and phone use (may include headset).  May need to lift up to 10 lbs. Travel, i.e., driving.


As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions: Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks, Driver’s Abstract and valid driver license if required for the role.


Insight Canada is proud to offer reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform us during the application process.



About Insight

Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.


Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight:


Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posting Notes: Montreal or Edmonton || Alberta (CA-AB) || Canada (CA) || None || None || CA - Edmonton, AB; CA - Montreal, QC ||

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