Job title: Analyst Payroll

Company: Canadian Pacific Railway

Job description: Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:The Payroll Analyst is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of the company’s payroll; both regularly scheduled and off-cycle processes in SAP. Additionally, the successful candidate will complete all subsequent activities related to the closing of each payroll process accurately and efficiently.POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Accountable for the timely and accurate processing of the company’s payrolls for Canadian and US employees
  • Create pre and post-payroll reports which are used for internal control purposes which assure that all appropriate payments match the recipient
  • Review and reconcile earnings and deductions from cycle to cycle to determine if discrepancies need action
  • Review payroll results for reasonability of gross to net pay
  • Provide the first line of support for payroll-related questions coming from the Employee Services team
  • Validate the accuracy of FI posting entries and complete all postings on time
  • Validate banking transactions regularly to identify rejections and work with Employee Services to reissue payments
  • Liaise with banks on payroll-related transactions
  • Monitor the daily CMA interface, correct table entries and reprocesses to ensure accurate payment of wages to Running Trade Employees (RTE’s)
  • Process and reconcile all third-party payments; including but not limited to CRA Tax payments, OHT, MHT, Union dues, Garnishments, etc
  • Participate in year-end activities as required
  • Complete other duties as required


Ontario Regional Manager - Operations
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • PCP designation or working toward the certification
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a payroll department
  • SAP Payroll experience, an asset
  • US Payroll experience, an asset
  • Capable to follow strict processing schedules and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Awareness of situations where high visibility and advanced or constant communication are required
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours when processing deadlines need to be met
  • Access to sensitive personnel information demands a high level of confidentiality


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.Background Investigation:The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

  • Req ID: 103073
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024 05:45:56 GMT