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Payroll Specialist

Posting ID:     19539
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile Corporate Office - CSP Services (AL07) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

This position will be responsible for processing full cycle payroll for several operations and producing reports for state and federal taxation, internal Human Resources, Accounting and company leadership. 


The successful candidate will have solid experience in working with both hourly and salary payroll and work closely with all other Payroll team members in a leadership role to ensure all payroll functions are handled efficiently and accurately. This position requires well established organizational skills, a high level of motivation and energy, excellent two-way communication and preference for working in a tightly knit team environment.



  • Processing of payroll, timekeeping, earnings, deductions and taxes for multiple divisions, in compliance with Labor Laws
  • Enter and track all new hire employee information and terminations
  • Produce payroll income tax reports, 401k deductions, and state payroll tax liability deposit requirements
  • Complete all year end related payroll tasks including finalizing adjustments for W2's and related reconciliations
  • Provide payroll related information as required by Operations and Senior Management
  • Coordinate with operational Human Resources and Accounting staff to ensure all processes are completed in a timely manner
  • Liaison with operating divisions for maintaining deductions, charitable donations and other divisional initiatives



  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Payroll Administration in a leadership role
  • A degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or certification in a related field is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Kronos
  • Solid experience in Worker’s Compensation, benefits, and federal and state tax withholding
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and the desire to work in a fast paced dynamic environment


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al

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