SAP Payroll Senior Specialist - Americas

Date:  May 27, 2024

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6C 2X8

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

SAP Payroll Senior Specialist

We are seeking an SAP Payroll Senior Specialist to join our global support team for HR, Payroll, and Time Enterprise Business Solutions, under the direction of a Director-level IT staff. This is an information technology (IT) role, a full-time employee assignment, and an excellent opportunity to be part of a well-experienced SAP support team. You will be exposed to technology, project management, requirement gathering, design, solutions, and interaction with different teams within the IT and business areas. The main objective of the role is to support the SAP Employee Central Payroll solution/ SAP S/4 Hana Payroll Solution, participate during the implementation, and then run the ongoing maintenance of the system and the integration with other systems and vendors.


  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the SAP Payroll system (SAP S/4HANA Payroll System): HRSPs, upgrades, maintenance plans, and, ticket resolution.
  • Analyzing, advising, and supporting global payroll solutions. 
  • Supporting IT Projects and Production activities for the Argentinian Payroll and other countries in the Americas.
  • Solutioning Design and Delivery for the Payroll solution.
  • Testing the Payroll solution whenever required for IT or Business initiatives.
  • Providing detailed documentation of business requirements and solutions for payroll
  • Developing documentation of the Payroll Solution.
  • Partnering with Business and IT areas to satisfy integration requirements for Payroll, following Newmont and Country Standards, Policies, and Legislation.
  • Planning and coordinating the implementation process for payroll solutions.
  • Executing initiatives following project methodology (agile or hybrid) using Newmont’s project management tools.
  • Following Newmont’s IT operating model and best practices to deliver payroll solutions.
  • Working on ticket resolution, investigation, research, and solution using available internal and external resources (online, vendor support, Newmont Support Team)
  • As part of the assignments in our SAP Payroll Support Team, you will closely work with areas such as Finance, HR, and Time and Attendance areas.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • B.Sc. in Information Technology or Production Engineering or Computer Science is required.
  • Masters in technology, Engineering, or Automation is desired. 
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as an SAP Payroll Consultant in addition to 5 years of experience in full Payroll Implementations in the SAP Payroll solution
  • Mining, construction, utilities, or other heavy industry experience is preferred.
  • SAP Payroll implementation for Canada and/or other countries in the Americas.
  • Must have the ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel applications, and MS office software.
  • SAP Success Factors Employee Central Payroll (Certification is desired)
  • Point to Point replication with SAP SF Employee Central
  • Experience desired with Payroll Control Center; SAP ECC 6.0; Wagetypes, Schemas, PCRs, Factoring, Retroactivity, Terminations, Forms, Gross to Net, Infotypes, Payroll Reports, Bank Transfer, Payroll Posting, Posting of Payments, 3rd Party Remittance, Advance Payments, Gross Up, Remuneration Statement, Payroll Accruals, Month-End Accruals, Garnishments, Earnings, Deductions.
  • SAP Time Management configuration skill are desired.
  • Record of Employment (ROE), Workers' Compensation Board (WCB)
  • Benefits, Income Tax Calculation, and Social Security, 
  • Shadow Payroll, Cross-Year Tax Calculation, Federal Tax Calculators, Quebec Tax Calculators, Provincial Tax knowledge 
  • Payroll Results Adjustment
  • Deep understanding of HCM ABAP, Payroll Interfacing (Vendors and Finance, HR, Time systems)
  • Experience with Integration with UKG Dimensions and implementation HRSPs, and execution of year-end process, T4, T4A, RL1, and RL2 is desirable.
  • Exposure to DSM or Clone and Test or similar cloning tools, Query Manager or similar SAP Reporting Tools, HPALM, and Service Now.
  • Establishing effective working relationships with colleagues, team members, supervisors, vendors, and other Newmont personnel.
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities: Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Expressing ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, effectively presenting information and responding to questions from managers, co-workers, and partners.

Salary & Benefits

  • The salary range offered for this role is CAD 114,000 to 151,000. The salary range is tied to the Ontario market for jobs performed in Canada. The salary offered to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.
  • This role is eligible for participation in a discretionary short-term incentive program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance.
  • This role is eligible to participate in group benefits plans such as life insurance and pension, extended medical, dental, disability, and vision.
  • All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.
  • This is an approximately but not limited to 40 hours per week work schedule 
  • Flexible hours are required to accommodate global support times.
  • This position is a full-time position based out of our Vancouver office at 3260- 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2X8. The work arrangement is according to Newmont policies, and business requirements. 
  • Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.  
  • As an equal-opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We encourage applications through the link below. If you have any questions, please reach out to Larissa Castelluber,, or at 604-695-7028. 

Please enter Job Number 25688 to submit your online application (  
Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to your anticipated start date.  Further, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.