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Human Resources Analyst

Human Resources Analyst

Company: The Mustard Seed
Calgary, Alberta

Position Description

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services - food, clothing and housing, and support services – education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.

Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Supervisor, the Human Resources Analyst will provide analysis and support of human resources information system data, work closely with Payroll to support payroll functions and provide generalist support in a wide variety of human resources matters including employee benefits, training and development, and HR process development and documentation.


Human Resources Generalist
• Maintain data on employee demographics, training and other required employee information
• Run reports from HRIS and provide advice based on data
• Provide analysis of various human resource programs and initiatives
• Conduct research and prepare reports on findings
• Continually improve internal processes and communication and maintain process documentation
• Provide advice to team to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, Alberta Employment Standards, and Human Rights Commission
• Develop and maintain HR forms using Infopath, Sharepoint Designer and Adobe Acrobat Pro
• Manage Human Resources Info page on Portal
• Update and maintain Boland codes and salary data
• Assist with HR projects and initiatives
Payroll & Benefits Support
• Standardise Position Creation Requests
• Manage Human Resources function of Payworks
• Manage employee benefits, GoodLife Fitness and pension programs including group presentations, database administration and advising employees
• Support Payroll in payroll process
• Ensure all staff are adequately trained according to organizational and contractual requirements
• Maintain employee training matrix and advise on training requirements
• Develop and maintain the annual training catalogue/calendar
• Partner with managers to ensure training needs are met
• Design reports, evaluate and maintain statistics for training and development

• Post-Secondary education in Human Resources Management or equivalent
• 3 - 5 years’ previous human resources experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in data analysis and HRIS
• Familiar with human resource management systems and on-line payroll processing (eg. Payworks)
• Previous payroll experience and Payroll Certification would be considered an asset.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel spreadsheets and formulas and Sharepoint Designer
• Indepth knowledge of Alberta Employment Standards and Alberta Human Rights
• Strong analytical skills and ability to critically evaluate processes
• Ability to work in a team environment and interact effectively with staff at all levels
• Integrity, discretion and judgment with tact and diplomacy on confidential matters
• Meticulous attention to detail, ability to prioritize and strong time management skills
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
• Prior experience with human resource information systems and/or Sharepoint is an asset.

• This is a 12 months’ maternity cover position
• Employment Security Check is required
• As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
• Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

Start date: once a suitable candidate is found
Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (

Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

Posted: March 22, 2018 | Expires: April 25, 2018
Posted Under: Administration
Career ID: [ 5145 ]