Payroll/Benefits & HR Coordinator – Abbotsford, BC

Full Time, Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

Our client in Abbotsford is looking for the ultimate people person, someone who is happiest when helping their fellow colleagues.

The Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of payroll and benefits and acts as a resource person by conducting activities related to Human Resource operations and support.

Payroll and Benefits:
 Complete and verify full-cycle bi-weekly payroll for all union and non-union staff through Payworks, accurately and on time.
 Manage payroll data processing and work with finance to ensure reconciliation of G/L payroll account; troubleshoot payroll issues.
 Manages and updates HRIS/Time and Attendance, personnel files, and documents with changes to employee status as necessary (i.e., change of address, tax withholding, departmental transfers, rate increases, vacation time, leaves, terminations, benefits, etc.)
 Balance and submit reports to Finance for payment of pension contributions, benefits, health tax, WCB, and various other payroll-related expenses.
 Handle employee questions and concerns regarding payroll, benefits, pension, etc.
 Administer the pension plan including, LTD Start/Stop, Year-End Report, termination reporting, etc.
 Process various payroll-related reports, T-4’s and adjustments.
 Responds to company correspondence accurately and with urgency in regard to employment matters such as garnishments, child support orders, Employment Insurance claims, and verifications.

Human Resources:
 Assist with day-to-day operations of the HR functions and duties, including providing clerical and administrative support.
 Coordinate with Supervisors/Managers regarding absence management and assist in enforcing the company time and attendance policy, ensuring appropriate documentation accordingly.
 Process Criminal Record Checks for onboarding or renewals.
 Interpretation and adherence to applicable BCGEU Collective Agreements, the Employment Standards Act, and the Human Rights Code of BC.
 Assist in planning, coordinating, and executing employee events.
 Maintain employee manuals, policies, and HR documentation as required.
 Supports various annual audits.
 Performs other HR duties as required.

Skills and Abilities:
 In-depth experience using an online payroll system (preferably Payworks)
 Strong background in labour relations, change management, compensation, and benefits
 Knowledge of applicable HR legislation and collective agreements
 Excellent organizational, communication, and conflict resolution skills
 Able to manage multiple projects concurrently and effectively handle changing priorities

Qualifications and Requirements:
 Minimum of 3 years of full-cycle payroll experience within a unionized environment (preferably BCGEU). Payworks experience is considered a very strong asset.
 Minimum of 1 year of Human Resources related experience within a unionized environment.
 Certification as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) is an asset.
 Diploma/Certificate in Human Resources Management or equivalent is an asset.
 Experience handling sensitive information; ability to maintain confidentiality.
 Ability to obtain a clear Criminal Record Check
 Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Experience working with a non-profit organization is an asset

Compensation is based on your experience, $55,000-$60,000 per annum with an excellent benefits package fully paid by the employer.

Job Features

Job CategoryExecutive, Professional & Office Staff, Payroll

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