Payroll and Benefits Administrator

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Payroll and Benefits Administrator

  • Kelowna
  • Permanent
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Posted 3 months ago

Our well established client based in central Kelowna is seeking an experienced Payroll and Benefits Administrator. The full-time, permanent role will involve processing of a semi-monthly payroll for over 350 employees and 60 different franchises Canada-wide.  The successful candidate will ensure the efficient daily operation of the Payroll and Benefits Department and perform a variety of duties pertaining to the preparation and distribution of all franchise payrolls including group benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the accurate and timely preparation of all payroll and manual cheques in accordance with Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and Employment Standards legislation.
  • Verify and process payroll data for hourly, salaried, and commissioned employees.
  • Calculate and process commission payments to salespeople.
  • Maintains the integrity of the payroll database through monitoring while ensuring compliance with established procedures and internal controls.
  • Inputs and retrieves data including those related to new employees, changes in employee status, hours worked, etc.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to payroll records and prepare remittances to CRA.
  • Answer payroll and benefit inquiries from employees, managers, franchise owners, and various external parties.
  • Perform calculation for termination pay and issue Record of Employment (ROE).
  • Prepare year end tasks and reconciliations including issuing T4’s and T4A’s for all franchises.
  • Assists in quarterly and annually WCB reconciliations.
  •  Process changes to benefits coverages, including new enrollments, coverage changes and terminations, both in benefit carrier’s system and payroll system in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Administrate employee benefit plans by ensuring benefit deductions and taxable benefits are set up accurately in payroll system and reconcile to the benefit carrier information.
  • Maintain up-to-date policies and procedures.
  • Assist in Human Resource functions as required.
  • Perform other payroll and accounting duties as required.


  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or working towards.
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or working towards.
  • Minimum two years multi-provincial payroll experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent data entry skills, including high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Strong customer service mindset.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
  • Overtime as required.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Company benefit plan.
  • Learning & growth opportunities within the company.
  • Join a passionate company who values incorporating fun into the workplace.

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Job CategoryAccounting/Finance

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