Payroll Administrator

April 8 2021
Industries Papers and Wood
Categories Accounting, Finance, HR, Training, Payroll, Payroll, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Hinton, AB

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company. We are listed on the TSX, NYSE and recognized for the eighth time, as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates. We are a growing Company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our Hinton Wood Products division has an opportunity for a:


Reporting to the office manager, this is a one-year contract role supporting our management team at the Hinton Wood Products site with the potential to transition to full time employment.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Process accurate and timely payroll
  • Maintain payroll & benefits information, documents & forms
  • Calculate & prepare payroll remittance & reconciliations
  • Respond to payroll & benefit related inquiries
  • Manage WCB and short & long-term disability claims
  • Prepare various reports upon request for supervisors and management
  • Prepare ROE’s & information for T4’s
  • Maintain confidential personnel files
  • Ensuring compliance with West Fraser policies and Canadian payroll regulations
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies


  • 3-5 years previous payroll or administration experience
  • Canadian Payroll Association designation
  • Or Post-secondary education in payroll administration and general accounting knowledge is preferred
  • Accurate data entry skills and superior attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, priorities, requests and meet strict deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (with an emphasis on Excel) and the ability to adapt to new software systems
  • Effective organization and communication skills
  • Experience &/or training in Human Resource would be an asset

West Fraser is diversified in both products and geography with lumber, plywood, laminated veneer lumber, MDF, pulp and newsprint operations across Canada, the US and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your cover letter and resume at click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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