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Payroll Administrator


Anchorage, AK, US Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  December 7, 2021

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the Payroll Administrator is responsible for maintaining the payroll records for Teck Alaska Incorporated.   The position is responsible for preparing, distributing, and recording hourly and salaried payrolls, and ensuring the timely and accurate submission of required information in a confidential manner, as well as compliance with contractual and legal obligations.

Leadership forms the basis of a safe and healthy workplace and involves both making a commitment to put health and safety into action and proactively managing it.

This position will be located in the Anchorage Teck office; work schedule will be Monday - Friday 8am-5pm


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of biweekly and other payrolls. Review and ensure accuracy of time entry; track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions. Ensure the accurate and timely transmission of payroll data files, which include Automated Clearing House (ACH) network, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), and Benefit Outsourcers (Merrill Lynch)
  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation and payments of pay period, monthly, quarterly and annual government reporting and requirements,
  • Responsible for reconciliation of payroll related general ledger accounts including assisting the finance team with month-end entries
  • Maintain and research up-to-date information of State and Federal laws affecting pay, benefits, taxes and garnishments, contacting such agencies as required to assure compliance
  • Responsible for the coordination and preparation of payroll reports required by the Human Resource Department, the Accounting Department and Red Dog Business Unit Managers
  • Administer worker’s compensation benefit claim and annual assessment reporting; including reporting estimates to risk management as required
  • Verification of payroll related updates done by the Human Resource Department
  • Manage PTO and R&R banks ensuring that that payroll-related policies are maintained including PTO earned time, payouts, and advances
  • Initiates, recommends and implements improvements in the preparation of payroll data
  • Exercise leadership skills within the Finance group supporting and mentoring co-workers as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business or another finance-related field or years of experience may substitute in lieu of degree for required experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years of payroll administration experience
  • Working knowledge of US payroll tax requirements and applicable legislation
  • Able to maintain a high standard of confidentiality and ethics on all payroll related matters
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to payroll and benefit accounting as well as human resource and benefit procedures
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and Windows environment and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting with advanced abilities in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and experience of working co-operatively as a team member
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and documentation, including the ability to articulate ideas and communicate needs in a concise manner
  • Must have proficient writing skills; be highly organized and able to work with minimal guidance
  • Must be task oriented, self-motivated and have the inherent ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and work as a team-player
  • Strong organizational skills are an asset

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19, subject to an exemption approved by Teck Alaska.

Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k. 

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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