Lead Payroll Administrator

Pomeroy Lodging Calgary
Calgary, Alberta

Employment Type: Full Time - Salaried
Salary: Up to $70,000 per year

We are looking for a Lead Payroll Administrator to join our team! 

The Lead Payroll Administrator position's responsibility is to assist the Payroll Manager and act as the team lead to ensure that all payroll processes are executed accurately and timely in compliance with all required payroll legislation (provincial and federal), procedures, and policies for Pomeroy Lodging.

Pomeroy Perks

  • Competitive wages and Health and Wellness benefit plan.
  • Paid on-the-job training with additional learning opportunities.
  • Growth and development opportunities, both personal and professional.
  • Personal days: 5 per year after 90 days of continuous full-time employment.
  • Pomeroy Stay Travel Program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Utilizing comprehensive payroll knowledge and experience to ensure the preparation, processing, and administration for all aspects of bi-weekly payrolls for full-time, part-time, casual, and salaried employees.
  • Taking hands-on approach in all aspects of processing the payrolls; including making required adjustments, computing and processing wages, deductions, and any other non-regular wage payments, performing month end responsibilities, ensuring proper reports are pulled and distributed and completing any other payroll processes responsibilities.
  • Ensure daily and weekly tasks are completed to deliver on the execution of the payroll cycles, including reconciliations, payroll accounting data entry, posting journal entries and submitting payment requests.
  • Act as primary point of contact for any escalated payroll queries, ensure all escalations are communicated to the Payroll Manager
  • Aids with verifying accurate calculation of earnings, tax withholding, deductions, benefit premiums, new hire set up and terminations, and other payroll and benefit entries.
  • Assists with benefit administration and reconciliation.
  • Assists and contributes to the development of processes and procedures.
  • Aids the Payroll Manager on various payroll related tasks such as annual returns, year-end processing, reporting, and T4s.
  • Taking the lead to providing ongoing support, mentors, and assists with training to all members of the payroll team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 3 years of related large-scale/high volume, full cycle payroll experience.
  • Candidates must have their Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation with the National Payroll Institute.
  • Strong working knowledge of Alberta and British Columbia payroll legislation and industry best practices.
  • Excellent computer, interpersonal communication, and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and multi-tasking abilities with a proven high-level of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Experience with Sage Accpac for accounting and payroll preferred.

Terms of Employment

This position is set in a fast-paced environment, working with numerous technology applications and high levels of interaction with employees and stakeholders. Full-time salaried position required Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and will be located on-site in Pomeroy’s corporate office located in downtown Calgary, with the eligibility of a hybrid module for added flexibility.

About Pomeroy Lodging

Pomeroy Lodging is Western Canada’s leader in hospitality and lodging. Driven to meet every need, we own and operate a comprehensive range of hotels and resorts throughout the West. Our investment goes well beyond the walls of our hotels and the land we build on. Pomeroy Lodging is committed to investing heavily in our people, properties, and communities.


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