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An industrial construction and maintenance company in Port Coquitlam is looking for a Payroll Administrator. For over 30 years, they have been providing heavy industrial construction and maintenance in the oil and gas, mining and smelting, pulp and paper, and renewable energy sectors. It is a 100% Canadian-owned company with facilities across western Canada.

The firm has a strong reputation for executing projects on or ahead of schedule and providing critical 24-hour emergency response services. They work closely with their project stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle to identify, implement, and enforce all aspects of work that impact productivity, which is critical to their customer’s success


  • Microsoft Excel
  • ADP
  • Payroll
  • PCP Certification


  • Casual dress
  • RRSP match
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • On-site parking

In the role of Payroll Administrator, you will be processing hourly or salary payrolls for union & and non-union employees across multiple provinces and participating in the project to implement a new payroll system.

You will report to the Payroll Manager and be accountable for:

  • Full-cycle payrolls for multiple unions and multiple provinces.
  • Validate time reports, audit the pay rate exceptions, and allocate job costing properly.
  • Perform payroll processing, GL posting, benefits admin, and payroll reporting.
  • Liaise with the managers, project groups, site admins, unions, and third-party providers.
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly union dues and fringe benefits remittances.
  • Prepare and reconcile payroll taxes, WCB, and EHT payments.
  • Complete year-end processes, including the preparation of T2200 and T4s.
  • Adhere to all payroll procedures and processes and ensure compliance with legislations such as Employment Standards, Canada Customs and Revenue Agency, and Income Tax Act & Regulations.


You are an Ideal Candidate for this role if you:

  • PCP certified.
  • Have 3-5 years of experience with full-cycle payroll in a high-volume payroll administrator role.
  • Experience implementing, utilizing, and administrating the ADP WFN payroll system is preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and ability to create reports and analyze data.
  • Are well organized and prioritize tasks in a high-volume environment with minimum supervision.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Can work professionally and proactively with business segment leaders regarding their business needs while enforcing Payroll department standards.
  • The ability to work overtime when required/ during peak seasons.

Your success in this role will be measured by:

  • Process weekly payroll for 100-300 employees
  • Your ability to create advanced Excel reports and analyze data.
  • Accurately enter payroll information with minimal errors.


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Work Location: In person


If this sounds like you, please send your resume to for this fabulous opportunity.

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