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Payroll & Benefits Specialist


3 months ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (Canada Only)

Hiring from: Canada Only

Category: Finance / Legal

Are you our new Payroll & Benefits Specialist?
You like a workplace where:
  • Your manager and coworkers are caring, collaborative, and proactive.
  • Your growth is being supported by hands-on learning.
  • Your team cares about the right things. We've built a culture based on values that mean something to us and we practice them daily.
  • You'll be helping us accelerate. Check out some of our recent growth achievements.
  • You'll gain experience in a niche field.
  • Your diversity is valued. This job is open to anyone authorized to work in Canada or those aspiring to do so who can obtain a work permit (yes, we can help with that).
You'll Spend Your Time:
  • Working 40 hours a week remotely as part of our Finance team reporting to the VP, Finance (you need at least 4 hours overlap with Vancouver timezone).
  • Collecting, maintaining and, and processing payroll and benefits information in our HRIS, payroll software, and vendor tools.
  • Preparing and processing pay for our employees and contractors with accuracy and timeliness, including calculating wages, benefits, tax deductions, commissions, and other pay-related items each pay period in line with our deadlines.
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential records of payroll transaction documentation and reports in line with our teams' needs and our internal controls. 
  • Enrolling and onboarding employees to our benefits, ensuring they're well-informed about the various offerings.
  • Responding to payroll and benefits inquiries from our team with a positive customer-service attitude. 
  • Performing account balance and payroll reconciliation.
  • Collaborating with the Finance team to ensure timely transfer of accurate and complete financial information
  • Working closely with our HR team to collaborate on HR/Finance tasks, such as onboarding and offboarding new employees, annual salary survey support, and internal request management for changes to pay, ensuring benefits and policies are compliant.
  • Liaising with payroll, benefits, and other finance vendors as directed
Your Skills & Experience:
  • 3+ years in hands-on payroll position in a small to medium-sized Canadian business environment
  • Familiarity with cloud payroll systems, such as ADP, SimplePay, etc
  • Extremely proficient with Excel/Google sheets
  • Familiarity with cloud bookkeeping tools (such Xero, Quickbooks, etc), ERP systems, 
  • Possessing or pursuing a degree or certificate in Finance, Accounting, Bookkeeping or other related fields
  • Possessing or pursuing (or interested in pursuing) Canadian Payroll Association certifications.
  • Able to handle confidential information with good judgment and sensitivity
  • Exceptional attention to detail and good recall memory
  • Curious, learning mindset and open to challenges
  • Master-level project, time-management, and organization skills
  • Solutions-oriented problem solving, with practiced customer service skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and analytical thinking
  • Reliable, good communication skills, and prioritization ability
  • Close alignment with our Core Values
If this sounds like you, then you're a fit! Time to apply.

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This job has a geo-restriction in place: Canada Only.

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