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.
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.