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People Solutions Specialist

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



People Solutions Specialist  


The following position is open in AlbertaCanada.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Our People Solutions team is highly focused on delivering exceptional back office support for our Centers of Excellence, empowering our front-line HR partners, and providing expert guidance to our employees and leaders. This role provides the opportunity to expand your knowledge and expertise by working with global peers, learning more about how technology is used to deliver global efficiency and how to align and implement processes globally. Our culture provides employees with challenging work assignments, opportunity for career development and authentic personal connections with an outstanding community of HR professionals.


Role Responsibilities

  •  Prepare and process salaried payroll to including bonuses, rate changes, deductions and CBA compensation requirements (including time off pay/balances)
  • Manage/maintain timekeeping systems and timesheets; review and ensure accuracy
  • Overall absenteeism management
  • Manage the case management system to assign and complete cases in a timely way
  • Manage human resources processes and transactions, solving a range of problems and analyzing possible solutions using standard operating procedures and judgment
  • Facilitate and implementation of new training, development, recruiting, on-boarding and other related initiatives
  • Manage offboarding activities including preparing documents for severed employees, managing unemployment claims, pension-related activities
  • Provide support and guidance to managers and employees regarding employee relations and general inquiries
  • Support with implementing and administering contractual agreement (CBA), employee policies and benefits
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Manage data changes within the defined service level agreements on cases involving data changes, terminations, hires, leaves of absence, etc.
  • Collaborate with HRIS Analysts to validate reports and maintain data integrity
  • Perform testing on system changes at the direction of the HRIS team
  • Contribute to the implementation of projects as a subject matter expert for HR
  • Participate in data collection to generate monthly reports
  • Manage documents in employee personnel records
  • Administer and reconcile invoices for HR-related invoices
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Support core HR processes by performing all other assigned People Solutions activities correctly, with timeliness and efficiency
  • Work successfully with a moderate level of guidance and direction
  • Ability to travel to the Toronto office on occasion to provide support and visibility
  • Ad hoc report generation  


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related subjects.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in an HR Generalist role
  • Knowledge of Labor Laws as they pertain to union and non-union environments
  • Must be able to professionally manage confidential information
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and establish priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to providing exceptional service to clients within the business
  • Experience working with a case management system is desired, but not required
  • Experience with SuccessFactors or other similar systems for maintaining employee data
  • Experience with applicant tracking and T&A management system is desired
  • Experience with payroll processes and benefits administration





At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.