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Accounting and Payroll Clerk

Saskatoon, SK
Full Time
7 days ago
"We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Indigenous peoples and members of a visible minority. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. First is committed to providing reasonable accommodation at all stages of the hiring process and encourage all applicants who may require such accommodation to let us know

Join First Student as an Accounting & Payroll Clerk. The Payroll Administration Clerk assists the General Manager in all aspects of the daily payroll function. This position is responsible for the completion of new employee profiles, payroll, benefits enrollments, and other clerical accounting functions. This is a full time role. This will be a shift work position with up to 40 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Process new employee files/records and submit to General Manager for approval. Once approved, submit all appropriate paperwork to region accounting office.
  • Process accounts payable for the location and submit for approval.
  • Calculate driver/staff payroll and input payroll information into the computer for processing. Accurately track attendance for employees. Maintain accurate driver seniority list.
  • Answer the phone and respond to customer inquiries. Distribute mail, prepare overnight packages, and maintain stamps and other mailing supplies. Order location's office supplies and maintain inventory.
  • Verify all standard hours to reduce any additional driver hours.
  • All other duties as assigned.

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years experience with accounts payable and payroll duties
  • Experience with ADP eTime
  • Payroll experience in unionized environment an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office applications.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

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