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Jobs (Edmonton): Payroll/HR Administrator – Citadel Theatre

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Jobs (Edmonton): Payroll/HR Administrator – Citadel Theatre

The Citadel Theatre, one of Canada’s largest and busiest professional, not-for-profit theatre companies and facilities, is currently seeking a Payroll/HR Administrator. Reporting to the Director of Finance, with a dotted reporting line to the Human Resources Manager, the
Payroll/HR Administrator will be essential for processing payroll information, determine pay and benefit entitlements, and source deductions for employees, as well as providing Human Resources support.



  • Full cycle payroll for union and non-union staff, including maintaining a weekly and bi-weekly payroll schedule.
  • Provide administration of multiple payroll and remittance accounts in compliance with legislated policies and procedures.
  • Process time data entry, Record of Employment (ROE’s), pay advices, and T4’s/T4A’s; reviewing for compliance and accuracy.
  • Administer end-to-end payroll activities, including payroll data entry, verification, calculations, and reconciliation.
  • Input onboarding paperwork, changes in compensation rates, and terminations from the system.
  • Support payroll activities in accordance with governing bodies and provincial standards and legislation.
  • Maintain payroll files in an accurate and comprehensive filing system.
  • Other duties as required.



  • Providing support to the Human Resources Manager for employee life cycle management from recruitment through to offboarding such as orientation, training & development, progressive discipline, and offboarding.
  • Assist with the development, tracking, auditing, and continuous improvement of HR processes.
  • Administer group benefit enrollments, including addition of family member & updates within the benefit provider’s web portal.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts, including posting job openings, scheduling interviews, and coordinating candidate communication.
  • Support employee onboarding and offboarding processes, including orientation sessions and paperwork completion.
  • Assist with maintaining and improving HR related administrative templates.
  • Other duties as required.


Education: Diploma in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources or a related field of study, or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
Experience: 2 years of experience in a comprehensive payroll or HR position.


  • In-depth knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, and employment standards.
  • Proficiency using payroll software and systems.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.


Certification or training in payroll administration (e.g., Payroll Compliance Professional (PCP)
Experience with Sage 300 or other payroll management systems.

Must be flexible to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to email their resume and cover letter to Human Resources at

The Citadel Theatre is committed to having our team reflect the community it serves and actively welcome applicants from diverse and equity-seeking backgrounds. The Citadel also endeavors to create and guard a culture of respect and cooperation with all staff, artists, colleagues, volunteers and internal/external parties. Thank you for your interest but only those persons chosen for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Annual Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000 per year, depending on work experience.

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