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One of the Largest Electrical Contracting Companies located in the lower mainland is currently looking for a Payroll Administrator (Contract ) to join their team. This position has a good possibility to become permanent. With 300 + employees and growing, they have been in the business for over 40 years, and pride themselves on the company’s reputation for delivering reliable, quality work. They are a Health and Safety conscious company that always prioritizes the well-being of the employees. Efficiency is also key to their culture is to standardize, streamline, and make life easier.

Main Duties:

  • Main duty will be to accurately administer bi-monthly payroll for approximately 250 hourly employees, and 20 salaried employees.
  • The ideal candidate has the attention to detail and urgency required to perform payroll functions that rely on accurate data entry and meeting hard deadlines
  • Collect and summarize of timesheets
  • Analyze and verify that time sheets are accurate based on company payroll procedures
  • Ensure overtime approvals are obtained for any OT payment
  • Process and Reconcile employee deductions (i.e. taxable benefits, RRSP contributions, garnishments, etc.)
  • Update and maintain accurate payroll records (i.e. insurance coverage, salary increases)
  • Process new employees (enter payroll system)
  • Collaborate with HR to ensure ITA hours (apprentice hours) are entered in a timely manner and raises are applied as per pay scale.
  • Complete and process requests for pay-related documents including statements and verifications (i.e. Lawyer/Work Safe BC requests for employee pay information) – This will go hand in hand with HR.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and provincial regulations (I.e. Tax Update, Employment Standards, Service Canada)
  • Track vacation and sick days for all employees in the payroll system
  • Remit source deductions and monthly RRSP contributions
  • Process employee benefits – collaborate with HR for enrolment and termination. Update the taxable benefit schedule in the insurance portal and accounting software.
  • Process ROE and Termination of employees in Sage Payroll
  • Remit WorkSafe BC premium and EHT premium, and employee and employer RRSP

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous payroll experience (preferably of at least 100 employees)
  • Business or accounting training (certificate would be an asset)
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledgeable with Sage Payroll or a large ERP payroll system
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Good understanding of payroll regulations/requirements and employment standards
  • Extremely accurate with data entry- you always double-check your work!
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and flexible, eager and willing to learn
  • Ability to work in a team environment and learn from others
  • Ability to prioritize and meet payroll deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)

Job Type: Fixed-term contract

Contract length: 12 months

Pay: $55,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

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