Payroll Specialist – Peoplesoft (Remote)

Payroll Specialist – Peoplesoft (Remote)

Remote Contract March 15, 2022 Compensation: $28/hour-$30/hour
Career Description

Position: Payroll Specialist (Peoplesoft)

Tenure: Contract-to-Permanent

Location: Remote

Position Overview:

Our government client is looking for a Payroll Specialist to make an immediate impact. This is a work-from-home, remote position. The successful hire will have experience processing high-volume, end-to-end payroll into Peoplesoft. Candidates who have experience with implementation/unionized environments will be in high consideration.

Compensation: $28/hour+ (depending on experience)

What will you be doing?

  • Reporting to the Payroll Manager, this position is responsible for performing timely and accurate payroll calculations for unionized employees
  • Process bi-weekly payroll for 500+ employees
  • ┬áPayroll reconciliations
  • Serve as a point of contact for employee payroll inquiries
  • Data entry of all payroll and some HR related items including benefit updates and changes
  • Maintain employee records accurately and up-to-date in HRIS/Payroll System
  • Support year-end and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist in auditing and payroll balancing


  • PCP Designation
  • CPM Designation is an asset (not mandatory)
  • At least 5+ years experience in full-cycle payroll
  • Must be thorough with end-to-end processing into PeopleSoft 9.1
  • Experience in Peoplesoft, SAP or an in-house ERP system
  • Intermediate-to-advanced Excel skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in teams
  • Union experience is an asset
  • Experience working in the municipality sector is a considerable asset
  • Hands-on experience with implementation is also a considerable asset

Career Overview
  • Job ID: JOB-162
  • Posted Date: March 15, 2022
  • Location: Remote
  • Compensation: $28/hour-$30/hour
  • Type: Contract