Bilingual Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Accounting and Finance
ADP Workforce Now
April 12, 2017
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August 8, 2017
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Operating across 9 provinces the Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator plays an important role supporting our Quebec market.


The Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator is part of an effective team of professionals and offers a unique opportunity to join a national retail company with headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Operating across 9 provinces the Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator plays an important role supporting our Quebec market.

Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, the Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator is responsible for the administration of the company’s group benefit programs as well as the time and attendance and payroll systems. The Payroll & Benefits Administrator ensures the timely and accurate delivery of payroll while providing essential recordkeeping and reporting functions.

Key Responsibilities

Process bi-weekly payroll for 450+ hourly and salaried staff

Electronic timecard verification

Download files of accurately approved timecard records to payroll system

Accurately process monthly commissions and bonuses in accordance with GLENTEL pay plans

Calculate and process pay adjustments

Check payroll entries on payroll registers

Process manual cheques, conduct stop payments and prepare replacement cheques as required

Administer electronic employee records and paper files for new hires, terminations, salary changes, group health benefit changes and all payroll-related changes

Maintain employee files and payroll records in a manner which will provide clear audit trails

Produce/issue Records of Employment

Administer group health benefits and group RRSP

Prepare pay period, month-end and ad-hoc reports as required

Process garnishment deductions and prepare cheques to various agencies

Respond to payroll/benefits related inquiries from internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner

French translations as required

Other duties as assigned


Minimum of 2 years of experience in payroll processing and benefits administration

Experience processing salaries, bonuses, commissions and other forms of compensation

Canadian Payroll Association certification preferred or actively pursuing the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) professional designation

Basic accounting knowledge an asset

Knowledge of various provincial employment standard legislation and practices on a national level

Effective oral and written communication skills – Proficiency in both French and English is required

Proficiency with payroll programs and applications - Experience with ADP Workforce Now an asset

Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality in all employment matters including employees’ compensation, benefits and employment/leave status

Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to prioritize and organize time effectively in order to meet strict deadlines

Strong interpersonal and team skills

Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting

Proficiency with Microsoft Windows/Microsoft Office applications with intermediate Excel skills

Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate payroll processing during statutory holidays etc.