Payroll and Benefits Analyst

July 16 2021
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Accounting, Finance, Compensation -Benefits, HR, Training, Payroll, Payroll, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Saint John, NB

Job Summary

This position is responsible for producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines, and procedures. The Payroll and Benefits Analyst processes accurate and timely payments to support our group of companies, in addition to maintaining employee benefit information within the payroll system as well as with the benefit providers. Exceptional time management and communication skills are critical as the ideal candidate must be able to multi-task, learn quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Running and analyzing payrolls for a large group of companies
  • Adhering to payroll processes to ensure proper administration of these functions
  • Setups, changes, and termination of employees
  • Understanding government legislation and collective agreements and their effect on payroll
  • Ensuring all payroll and union forms are completed both accurately and timely
  • Various remittances for union dues, hours reports, and payroll taxes
  • Ensuring system integrity through careful set up and auditing
  • Statistics tracking and reporting as required
  • Managing 3rd party garnishments and remittances


  • Proven payroll and benefits work experience involving a highly evolved software system
  • Detail-oriented coupled with proven sense of urgency and ability to balance priorities without sacrificing deadlines
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with ability to work well in an extremely fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Exceptional computer skills with proficiency in MS Office with exposure to JD Edwards being considered an asset
  • Currently enrolled in or interested in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, we offer a comprehensive compensation package including health and dental coverage, life insurance, RRSP and tax-free savings account options. Additionally, we offer educational scholarships to children of employees, health & wellness programming, celebratory events and employee sport team sponsorships.

About OSCO

The origins of the OSCO Construction Group go back to 1955 when Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd. was founded in Saint John, New Brunswick. Since that time, the OSCO Construction Group has grown to encompass four main operating sectors: Steel, Concrete, Construction and Corporate. Within these sectors lie an ever-expanding number of companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees.

The OSCO Construction Group prides itself not just in embracing change, but in leading it. We drive this change by maintaining our vision to be fast, be global and be connected. All of our sectors are committed to: conducting business with integrity and fairness; continuous education & training of our employees; improving our processes; focusing on our customers’ needs; and, providing top quality products & services.

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