Payroll and Benefits Administrator – Vancouver

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Payroll and Benefits Administrator – Vancouver
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Based upon Experience
Full Benefits
Accounting Jobs
Wealth Management
Vancouver - BC
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Position and Company Profile:  Very professional finance firm in Vancouver requires a Payroll and Benefits Administrator to assist the Payroll Manager with processing a complex payroll.  Great opportunity for an experienced payroll person to expand experience and learn to process commission, profit share, bonus, day rate and overtime pay.  Require 5 years of standard payroll and benefits admin experience.



  • Ensuring accurate and timely processing of all payroll related transactions
  • Processing semi-monthly payroll for both employees and associate advisors of the firm
  • Performing monthly payroll audit and balance to the general ledger
  • Finalizing and reconciling wages and statutory deductions, monthly and annually
  • Preparing and remitting WorkSafe and Employer Health Tax reports, reconciling tax reports and remitting payroll taxes as required
  • Preparing employee data for new hires and departing employees
  • Maintaining employee and associate files to ensure information is accurate, complete and up-to-date
  • Processing ROEs
  • Preparing year end company T4 and T4A slips
  • Processing employee RRSP benefits
  • Onboarding new hires: meeting with new hires to review payroll and benefits as well advising on how to use the HCM system, Ceridian Dayforce GoBenefits plan administration: tracking and enrolling new employees, implementing changes as required
  • Working with CRA as required
  • Working with Payroll Manager and external auditors to provide accurate information and historical data for year-end audit
  • Assisting Finance Team in accounting duties as required, including assistance in the compilation of financial statements, budgets, monthly working papers and analyses
  • Providing information to other stakeholders when required
  • Performing special projects and other duties as assigned from time-to-time based on changing business environment and priorities
  • Staying abreast of industry trends



  • 5 years of payroll and benefits experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of bookkeeping accounting experience
  • A good understanding of Canadian payroll legislation and regulations (taxation, employment standards, Worker’s Compensation, Employment Insurance, and benefits)
  • PCP designation or working towards one
  • Ceridian Payroll System experience considered an asset
  • Familiarity with SAGE 300 accounting software considered an asset
  • Well-spoken with excellent communication and writing skills
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive information
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Excellent at problem solving, and have excellent organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills, particularly the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment, are able to multi-task and manage competing deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate or work independently, as needed
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Adaptable in a growing and changing environment

Legally eligible to work in Canada for any employer

Recruiter Info


Karen Epp


Karen Epp, CPC is the Senior Finance and Accounting Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc and brings over twenty years of experience recruiting professionals in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking, and Human Resources. One of the advantages of working with Karen in your search for Accounting Professionals is the extensive long standing relationships with candidates and reputable clients.

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