HR & Payroll Associate

HR & Payroll · Calgary, Alberta
Department HR & Payroll
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

HR & Payroll Associate


We’re looking for an HR & Payroll Associate to join our growing company, Odyssey Trust! Our ideal candidate has outstanding analytical and communication skills and is expected to be a conceptual thinker with fantastic organizational and conflict management skills. You will have excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment. You will also be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the payroll, benefits, onboarding/offboarding, and recruiting functions.

The successful candidate should exhibit strong decision-making skills with a deep understanding of employee relationships, staffing management and training. You will be comfortable managing grey areas, effective at scheduling and methodical in the recruitment process.



  • Assist with all internal and external HR related matters.
  • Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures.
  • Recommend strategies to motivate employees.
  • Lead the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  • Manage complaints brought forward by employees.
  • Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
  • Onboard new team members, including orientation and management of training.
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity
  • Respond to Team Member inquiries regarding payroll, scheduling, time & attendance and onboarding, and initiate actions to address any issues and escalate issues as necessary
  • Responsible for all new hire, change, and termination data in ADP.
  • Administer all benefit changes, including new hires, terminations, through Maximum Benefits
  • Collaborate with the various departments on people related projects and assignments.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.



  • Bachelors degree or diploma in Human Resources or related field of study
  • Knowledge of HR & Payroll best practices, payroll legislative policies, and Employment Standards Act.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of HR & Payroll experience required.
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
  • Excellent record-keeping skills.
  • Fantastic knowledge of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office and related HR software (Bamboo).
  • Remarkable organizational and conflict management skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.



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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    HR & Payroll
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience