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Payroll and Benefits Manager

AirSprint McTavish Office, 35 McTavish Place NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Req #73
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Reporting to:      Corporate Controller

Location:             Calgary, Alberta

Schedule:            Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week

Starting Salary:  $95,000 per year

Closing Date:     July 15, 2024

The big picture:

Have your career take off with us! As the Payroll and Benefits Manager, you will adeptly handle complex payroll discrepancies, resolve employee inquiries, and navigate intricate benefit program challenges. Overseeing the Payroll and Benefits Administrator, you will manage all facets of the organization's payroll and benefits administration processes, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency. In this role, you will collaborate with internal teams, external vendors, and regulatory authorities to ensure seamless payroll operations, precise reporting, and effective benefits management.


At AirSprint, our core values of Safety, Integrity, Humility, Service, People, and Community, are ingrained throughout our operations and culture. Your commitment to providing exceptional service to employees and maintaining compliance with relevant policies and regulations will be integral to our success.

In this role you will:

  • Prepare and process full-cycle payroll in Dayforce including:
    • Prepare and validate semi-monthly full-cycle Canadian payroll for all employees;
    • Verify employee timesheet data and other pay adjustments;
    • Process new hires, terminations, and employee status changes (e.g., compensation adjustments, leaves of absences); and
    • Process onetime adjustments to earnings, deductions, and memo calculations.
  • Administer the employee group benefits plan including processing new enrollments, updates, and terminations as required.
  • Coordinate payroll remittances.
  • Complete month end and year end reporting requirements, filings, and reconciliations.
  • Work collaboratively with the HR department to ensure alignment of pay with corporate policies.
  • Provide prompt, friendly customer service to all internal and external stakeholders on payroll related questions and requests.
  • Remain current with government legislation to ensure compliance and that legislative changes are implemented in the payroll system.
  • Custom programming and configuration of payroll system.
  • Create adhoc reports for directors and managers.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner designation.
  • Post-secondary Diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Administration.
  • Minimum of three years of full-cycle payroll experience in a multi-location company.
  • Significant payroll processing experience utilizing Dayforce.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suites, and superior Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of payroll processes and procedures, benefits, federal employment standards, and taxation regulations.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Payroll Leadership Professional designation.

You’ll fit right in if you:

  • Focus on getting things right, down to the last detail.
  • Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Are passionate about providing exceptional customer service.
  • Willing to step up and take the lead.
  • Create and use new ideas to improve processes or outcomes.
  • Have good analytical thinking and organizational skills.
  • Are a humble team player and are ready to pitch in wherever you’re needed.
  • Have great judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Highly organized with strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Act with integrity and honesty and can maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.
  • Can roll with the punches without getting flustered.
  • Are willing to seek and provide constructive feedback, as well as a commitment to personal and organizational growth and development.

We think you’ll like working for us because:

  • We care about your health and well-being and offer an employee assistance program, extended health care benefits, dental and vision benefits, and paid time off.
  • We value your contribution to our success and provide a competitive salary and an RRSP matching program.
  • We have a great team, and we work hard together toward common goals and with a passion for excellence.
  • We offer family and friends flight benefits.
  • We respect, honour, and celebrate the diversity of our employees as we know our differences make us better. Our core values of Community and People mean we’re focused on equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and reconciliation.
  • We value Safety, which is why we require applicants to complete a background check assessment.

About us:

A passion for aviation and providing exceptional service formed the foundation of AirSprint's introduction of Fractional Jet Ownership to Canada in 2000. Today, each of our dedicated staff is passionate about delivering a private aviation experience that positively contributes to successful Canadians' personal and professional lives. We do this with values of "Safety, Service, People, Integrity, Humility, and Community."

AirSprint's mission is to provide successful Canadians with a better choice for optimizing their time by enhancing the private jet ownership experience with industry-leading safety standards, exceptional turn-key service, and increased flexibility, all at a fraction of the cost and personalized for their individual needs.

To learn more about working with AirSprint visit us at www.airsprint.comor watch our video.

AirSprint values diversity in our workplace and wants to ensure every applicant is treated equitably and respectfully. If you require any support in the application process, including disability accommodation, please get in touch with Human Resources at

Other details

  • Job Family 4 - Managers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • AirSprint McTavish Office, 35 McTavish Place NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada