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The Payroll & Benefits Administrator (California)

Posted on: Wednesday, 15 July, 2015  09:04
Updated On: Wednesday, 15 July, 2015  10:07
Expires On: Tuesday, 14 July, 2020  09:04
Reply to: fullm852@gmail.com
• Process hourly/salaried payroll on a weekly/semi-monthly basis accurately and on time while adhering to provincial and federal requirements
• Enrol and maintain employee data in the HRIS and payroll systems. Update HRIS and payroll systems with changes to provincial rates provided by Workers Compensation Boards and taxable benefits
• Update and support the time and attendance system
• Work with Finance to reconcile general ledger, complete journal entries, and investigate variances in payroll amounts
• Maintain accurate records of payments to differing governing bodies that are made through payroll (ie. CPP, EI, QPIP etc)
• Support supervisors and managers by providing assistance with the time and attendance system and creating ad hoc reports
• Enrol all employees in to the benefit plan; maintain employee information by ensuring all data is up to date
• Responsible for month-end remittances (including payments to Group Benefit Plan, DB and DC pensions)
• Responsible for yearend processes, including T4 preparation and distribution and WSIB reconciliation
• Enter and maintain employee data for Defined-Benefit and Defined-Contribution pension members in the Trustee’s database
• Liaison and coordinate with the Actuary and Trustee to ensure accurate and timely pension payments and ensuring compliance with the ITA, Pension Benefits Act, and FSCO Regulations
• Ensure the submission of PAR’s to the CRA on a quarterly basis
• Participate in internal and external payroll, benefit and pension audits
• Communicate with all levels of staff regarding new hires, terminations, and staff changes
• Distribution of various information to employees via announcements, memos, pay stubs
• Liaison with third party consultants and VCOA regarding expatriate assignments
• Counsel employees on matters pertaining to pay related policies and benefits, or direct to HR Manager
• Complete special projects as assigned by HR Manager


• 5-7 years of experience in payroll and benefits administration
• Post-secondary education in Human Resources or similar field, or relevant work experience
• Preferably enrolled in, or completion of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification program
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of provincial and federal legislation
• A strong customer-focused orientation with a “we can help” teamwork style
• Ability to build and foster effective customer relationships
• Demonstrated conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with the proven ability to juggle and reprioritize based on business demands and priorities. Demonstrated experience to work in a fast-paced environment
• Effective oral, written communication and presentation skills
• Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
• Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. HRIS experience required

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