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Manager, US Payroll, Pension, & Benefits Operations

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: TransCanada

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Manager, US Payroll, Pension & Benefits Operations 

Reference Code: 57510 


Location: United States (US)  - Houston, TX 
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program   

General Information

The Manager, US Payroll, Pension & Benefits Operations will provide guidance and oversight to the team to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll and effective administration of Pension and Benefits programs;



  • Provide guidance and oversight to the team to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll and effective administration of Pension and Benefits programs;
  • Stay abreast of pending regulatory, tax, and other changes impacting US Payroll, Pension, and Benefits;
  • Provide analytical support and assist with development of presentations, reports, and metrics.
  • Manage third party administrators to ensure appropriate level of service and positive employee experience;
  • Collaborate with other HR leaders in the U.S. and Canada on various cross-functional projects or initiatives to improve efficiency and effective ness of current and/ or new processes;
  • Provide guidance and support to team members with regular annual projects such as plan audits, non-discrimination testing and regulatory filings;
  • Manage the preparation employee communications, including SPDs, employee booklets and website content;
  • Provide ongoing support to the U.S. Payroll, Pension and Benefits team and perform other pension and benefit administration;
  • Manage Salaried Non-Exempt team members;
  • Other tasks as required.



Qualifications and Education



  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • Strong problem solving and prioritization skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality;
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills, including attention to detail.
  • Advanced computer skills with strong proficiency in Excel.



  • Bachelors Degree;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Human Resources with focus on Payroll and Benefits;
  • Experience with SAP, is a plus;
  • Experience with Ceredian DayForce or similar payroll system would be an asset;
  • Experience using ServiceNow or similar case management tool would be an asset.



*Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.

*This position will require travel across borders and as such the candidate must be able to provide applicable documentation to this affect.




*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 02/20/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 57510. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible. 

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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