Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

March 14 2019
Categories Accounting, Finance, HR, Training, Compensation -Benefits, Payroll, Payroll
Kamloops, BC

About the Opportunity

Our Kamloops office has an immediate opening for a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a permanent, full time Payroll & Benefits Coordinator. In this position, you will work closely with other members of our Accounting, People Development and Payroll team to manage full cycle hourly and salary payroll and employee benefits for 400+ employees located in 14 branch offices across 4 provinces. The Payroll & Benefits Coordinator will also be responsible for administration of our various employee benefits plans, employee enquiries and general staff communication related to pay and benefits, and additional accounting related duties pertaining to periodic and year-end reporting and reconciliations.

About You

The right candidate for this position will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years full cycle payroll experience in a similar role.  The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills, strengths and interests:

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (both verbal and written)
  • Familiarity with and understanding of current employment legislation in BC, AB, SK and MB
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of ADP
  • Post-secondary education in a related field of study (business administration, payroll, or accounting)
  • Completion of the Certified Payroll Practitioner designation (or progress towards completion of this certification) is considered an asset
  • An effective multi-tasker with a proactive mindset and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to take ownership and initiative
  • Committed to growing a career in payroll

About Us

Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada.  In business since 1975, we have more than four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, First Nations, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of over 400 people, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.

Our Commitment to You

At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We've become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:

  • Challenging and interesting project opportunities
  • A fun workplace, where hard work accomplishes great things
  • The opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in a collaborative environment
  • Ongoing career development and learning
  • Meaningful rewards and recognition

How to Apply

If this describes your background, your skills and your natural talents, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and covering letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our site).

Deadline for applications:  March 27th, 2019

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