Work with AirSprint as a Corporate Controller

Payroll Coordinator

JOB POSTING | January 21, 2022

Payroll Coordinator
Reporting to: Corporate Controller
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Type: Full-Time / Permanent

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 personalized for their individual needs.

The Big Picture:

As a Payroll Coordinator, you understand the importance of getting things right the first time. You thrive on meeting deadlines and are detail orientated. In this role, you will be responsible for processing payroll and administering benefits for our employees across Canada, in our federally regulated environment. This is an ideal position for someone looking for involvement in all facets of the payroll and portions of the accounting cycle.

In this role you will:

  • Prepare and process semi-monthly full-cycle Canadian payroll for approximately 210 salaried and hourly employees
  • Administer employee group benefit plans
  • Process new hires, changes, leaves, and terminations
  • Support the administration of corporate credit card program
  • Coordinate payroll remittances
  • Complete month end and year end reporting requirements, filings, and reconciliations
  • Complete payroll accounting, including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • 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

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A post-secondary Diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Administration
  • At least three years of full-cycle payroll experience in a multi-location company
  • Proficiency with a computerized payroll processing system
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, and superior Excel skills
  • Knowledge of payroll processes and procedures, benefits, federal employment standards, and taxation regulations

You’ll fit right in if you:

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Are passionate about providing exceptional customer service
  • Act with integrity and honesty and can maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  •  Have great judgement and decision-making skills
  • Are a humble team player and are ready to pitch in wherever you’re needed
  • Can roll with the punches without getting flustered
  • Love to analyze data and identify areas for improvement

Bonus points if you have:

  • Accreditation from the Canadian Payroll Association as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)
  • Experience using Ceridian’s Dayforce or Insync payroll software
  • Experience in the aviation industry

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 means we’re focused on equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and reconciliation
  • We’re focused on safety, which is why we require applicants to complete a background check assessment and provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as conditions of employment


We would like to invite you to apply for our position of Payroll Coordinator and have your career take off with us. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email only. 

Thank you for your interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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