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A leading building supplies company located in Downtown Vancouver is looking for Payroll and Benefits Specialist. Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Supervisor, the Payroll and Benefits Specialist, along with three payroll staff members, is responsible for processing a complex payroll and the administration of employee benefits for approximately 800 salaried, hourly, and unionized Canadian employees.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and processes payroll in ADP’s Workforce Now (WFN) for approximately 800 Canadian hourly, union, and salaried employees at multiple locations.
  • Prepare payroll journal entries, reconciles, and prepares reports.
  • Reconciles month-end and year-end accounts.
  • Prepares Records of Employment and other government-related forms
  • Prepares and remits all government-related requests and payments.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date information in payroll and time and attendance database.
  • Processes new hires, terminations, pay changes, garnishees, and other employment changes.
  • Assists managers and employees with payroll-related questions.
  • Administers multiple collective agreements.
  • Look for areas to improve efficiencies in payroll processing.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient using ADP Workforce Now
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience with full-cycle Canadian payroll administration
  • Experience processing hourly and salaried payroll.
  • Minimum one (1) years’ experience with benefits administration
  • Fundamental understanding of accounting
  • Knowledgeable about CRA regulations and provincial Employment Standards
  • Meticulous, accurate, and pays attention to details.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Well-developed communication skills (both oral and written)


  • Base salary
  • Annual incentive plan based on company performance.
  • Group pension plan with employer-matching contributions.
  • Health benefits

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