Find Payroll, Benefits and Total Rewards Jobs In Vancouver

At SWIM, there’s nothing we love more than helping candidates land great roles within great organizations.

We’re lucky enough to call Vancouver home, and over the 14 years we’ve been in business, we’re proud to say we’ve helped hundreds of candidates secure payroll, benefits, compensation analysis, and total rewards roles with some of Vancouver’s top employers. We know the job market is dynamic and that there is plenty of nuance in finding the right match. We ensure our candidates have the support they need every step of the way so they can always put their best foot forward. Below are all our open roles within payroll, benefits, compensation, and total rewards- both permanent roles and contract roles. If you see an opportunity that you think may be a good fit for you, please click the link to send us your resume. If we agree that you’re a match, we’ll be in touch shortly to chat further!

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on September 26, 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to join a successful, reputable, and well-established independent retailer headquartered right here in Richmond, BC. Read Full Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to join a successful, reputable, and well-established independent retailer headquartered right here in Richmond, BC.

Who- the Company:

Our client is a leading independent retailer with operations in Western Canada. They are fast-fast growing with over 500 employees in British Columbia.

What- the Role:

Reporting to the Senior Payroll & Benefits Manager, you will play an integral role in the payroll and benefits program for a designated internal client group within our client. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the payroll and benefits function for 300+ employees.
  • Process bi-weekly and year-end payroll for hourly staff and employees in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Administer employee Group Benefit Plan including initial set-up for new hires, employee record maintenance and status change.
  • Prepare ROE’s, government reports and calculations.
  • Review existing payroll processes and systems, recommend updates and improvements as required. 
  • Administer WorkSafeBC regulations and work with the Health and Safety Manager for GRTW and related tasks.

Who- the Candidate:

We are seeking an individual who has at least ideally 3 years experience processing full-cycle payroll, including year-end
who is a team player that enjoys taking on a variety of tasks.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications, especially MS Excel. 
  • Experience with ADP WFN is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll processes and payroll legislation in Canada. 
  • PCP designation or equivalent Payroll designation an asset. 
  • Commission retail is an asset.
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles is an asset.

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with payroll experience and skills, health benefits and 3 weeks vacation.

Where: 

Our client’s corporate office is based out in Richmond, BC with the opportunity to work 1-2 days per week from home.

When & How to Apply:

If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. Thanks! 
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Payroll Administrator

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 16, 2022
Great opportunity for a payroll professional to join a very successful and well-established multi-national company in an exciting industry. Newly created role due to company’s success and growth. Headquartered in Vancouver. Lots of variety in the payroll portfolio so this role will never get boring- the new employee will be trained to process Canadian & US payroll. Working on a payroll team of 4 people- there is lots of back-up support and cross-training!   Read Full Description
Great opportunity for a payroll professional to join a very successful and well-established multi-national company in an exciting industry. Newly created role due to company’s success and growth. Headquartered in Vancouver. Lots of variety in the payroll portfolio so this role will never get boring- the new employee will be trained to process Canadian & US payroll. Working on a payroll team of 4 people- there is lots of back-up support and cross-training!  

Who- the Company: 

Our client has a 100-year history and offer a fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding culture. Their corporate values promote teamwork, trust, and integrity. 

What- the Role: 

Due to continued business growth and added complexity, the new Payroll Administrator (permanent, full-time) will get trained to process all the company’s payrolls, (salary/non-union hourly and union hourly Canadian and US) payroll. Other responsibilities include overseeing the processing of journal entry preparation, reconciliations, and various other accounting functions. The Payroll Administrator ensures processes are followed and items completed in their various ATSI’s various software applications on an ongoing basis and as per accounting cycle deadlines. The Payroll Administrator will work with Finance and HR departments to ensure pay and personnel records are accurate and up to date. Integrity and strong attention to detail are crucial for this role.
This is a great role for someone who enjoys variety in their payroll portfolio.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a well-rounded payroll professional who is a values-based team player. 
  • 5 years’ experience processing full-cycle payroll. 
  • Canadian payroll experience, ideally multi-provincial and US considered an asset
  • Experience dealing with year-end audits, income tax reporting, account reconciliation and various government remittances
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Avanti and Epicor is an asset along with the ability to quickly learn
new computer applications
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written- and great internal customer service abilities! 
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems, internal controls and policies
  • PCP designation- or pursuit of PCP or CPM- is beneficial

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with level of payroll experience, skills and education- please discuss with SWIM!  This company provides their employees with a robust total compensation package.

Where: 

Based in the company’s Vancouver head office. Hybrid working schedule of remote and in-office

When & How to Apply: 

This payroll search is moving very quickly, and interviews start soon! SWIM is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Payroll Manager

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 17, 2022
 Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Payroll Manager known for your exceptional leadership skills? Do you oversee a large team and drive a culture of best practices and continuous improvement? If so, we would love to hear from you! Read Full Description
 Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Payroll Manager known for your exceptional leadership skills? Do you oversee a large team and drive a culture of best practices and continuous improvement? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Who- The Company: 

Our client is a globally recognized organization and a large employer in the Vancouver area. Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture, they are passionate about learning and challenge their employees to grow. 

What- The Role: 

Reporting into the Director, Payroll, the Payroll Manager will lead the payroll and benefits team. This is a key position for internal controls and governance over the payroll function and will provide supervisory and leadership responsibility for two Team Leads, who oversee respective teams. Additionally, you will liaise with senior faculty, staff, and teams within the Finance, Tax, Risk Management and Human Resources departments, ensure the organization is in compliance with statutory, contractual and fiscal payroll and benefits obligations, perform periodic internal audits, and oversee the maintenance of all accounting records, financial statements and reports. You will also be responsible for identifying process improvement opportunities and lead the implementation of new payroll processes and systems.

Who- The Candidate: 

Equipped with a minimum of 8 years of progressive payroll experience, you have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, and CPA designation and CPM certification. A natural leader, with proven experience leading and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement, you possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You have prior experience as subject matter expert in Payroll for a large, complex organization and people management experience as it relates to hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating staff. Additionally, you have demonstrated knowledge of working in an environment with collective agreements, applicable legislation and regulations and Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles including internal control and audit requirements as well as legislation, regulations, practices and guidelines. Knowledge of Workday an added bonus.

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, 4 weeks’ vacation, robust benefits package including pension, excellent health and wellness. Please discuss further with Swim. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC

When & How To Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged as a trusted recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are interested and already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. 
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Payroll and Benefits Specialist Remote position

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Remote - Anywhere in Canada
Posted on April 13, 2022
Our client a complex company is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to support their multi-province operations. We are open to candidates remote anywhere in Canada and in fact, out east is ideal!  Read Full Description
Our client a complex company is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to support their multi-province operations. We are open to candidates remote anywhere in Canada and in fact, out east is ideal! 

Who- the Company:  

Our client, a fantastic company that has grown to be a large and complex employer in the Fraser Valley. This organization has a fantastic team, culture and is a past paced interesting organization.

Where: 

Remote anywhere in Canada 

What the role:

We're currently looking for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to join our team working remotely supporting the payroll for 200-250 employees of their larger employee payroll. The Payroll & Benefits Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of bi-weekly employee payrolls and ad-hoc payroll runs for their assigned lines of business across the company.
 
In addition to the core payroll processing functions, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist is responsible for administering the various benefits and retirement plans, acting as the primary point of contact for employees in their assigned lines of business. 

Responsibilities

This role is varied in payroll administration for roughly 200 employees, employee records, payroll year-end reporting and benefits administration. 
Reporting to a great Payroll Manager and working in a team, this role is remote in a fast-paced environment with lots of autonomy. 
Swim can provide a more detailed job description in the interview process if you are interested. 

What we are looking: 

We are looking for someone with some payroll experience that has a great attitude, is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and is looking for the flexibility to work from home as this is an entirely remote position. 
 
More ideal characteristics include, however these are ideals: 
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation, and equivalent payroll experience 
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience processing complex full-cycle payrolls (e.g. multiple locations, salary/hourly) 
  • Experience administering employee group benefit and retirement plans 
  • Experience with Payroll & HR systems

How Much:

In addition to becoming part of a creative, team based organization, we also offer:
  • a competitive salary & benefits program
  • paid time off, including flex time
  • education assistance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer matching

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
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Payroll & Accounting Administrator

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
North Vancouver, CA
Posted on January 21, 2022
Looking for a reputable North Vancouver, BC Company, well known for being an expert in its trade. This is mid-size organization with a family oriented culture. They are willing to train in Payroll or Accounting if the candidate is coming with limited Accounting education.  Read Full Description

Who - The Company: 

Looking for a reputable North Vancouver, BC Company, well known for being an expert in its trade. This is mid-size organization with a family oriented culture. They are willing to train in Payroll or Accounting if the candidate is coming with limited Accounting education. 

What - The Role: 

  • Working alongside the Controller this payroll administer will assist with Full cycle payroll of Canadian employees and some accounting duties.
  • Answer payroll inquiries from staff related to earnings, deductions, taxable benefits, salary, vacation and sick leave.
  • Process weekly payrolls for approximately 250 employees.
  • Reconcile all payroll accounts to the general ledger.
  • Perform manual calculations and related entries for retroactive pays, corrections, vacation payouts, deductions, taxable benefits, etc.
  • Accounting assistance with AP and AR or other duties if you want to learn!
  • Experience with Sage 300 (Timberline) would be an asset

Who – The Candidate:

  • 1 years’ minimum related experience in a full cycle, end to end payroll processing or accounting experience. We are also looking at new accounting/payroll graduates. 
  • Experience using various software
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices and legislation.
  • An individual who wants to learn and grow with the organization with additional tasks.

Where: 

North Vancouver, BC and work from home right now until further notice.

How Much:

If Full time a base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits.

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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Payroll and Benefits Manager

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on November 3, 2021
A fantastic company with a great culture and tight-knit group of people is looking for a new Payroll & Benefits Manager to lead their fantastic team. The Manager will continue to implement best practices and efficiencies across their complex multi-entity and multi-provincial organization! Read Full Description
A fantastic company with a great culture and tight-knit group of people is looking for a new Payroll & Benefits Manager to lead their fantastic team. The Manager will continue to implement best practices and efficiencies across their complex multi-entity and multi-provincial organization!

Who - the Company: 

Our client has close to 1000 employees across BC, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Quebec and is an established and successful leader in their sector- and they are continuing to grow!  The company has a culture that is tightknit, professional, and friendly with attractive work/life balance. They also have a new office with onsite gym, yoga, free parking and other amenities. This role is hybrid, meaning the Payroll Manager can split their time between working from office and from home, or work entirely from the office if they prefer. 

What - the Role:

We're currently looking for a Payroll & Benefits Manager to join a company based in Surrey, BC in a hybrid work from home/work from office capacity. Reporting to a fantastic Vice-President Human Resources who is a great boss! The Payroll & Benefits Manager oversees and leads all payroll and benefits services across a group of companies. They will provide leadership and expertise to the Payroll & Benefits Specialist team on all payroll and benefits matters to ensure accurate and timely processing while providing a positive employee experience.

What we are looking:

  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation.
  • People leadership experience. 
  • Excellent Payroll and Benefits knowledge including in-depth knowledge of industry best practices and proven experience in building process across an organization and finding efficiencies. 
  • Experience with Payroll & HR systems, and ability to learn new systems quickly.  

How Much:

In addition to becoming part of a creative, challenging, and stimulating work environment, the new Payroll & Benefits Manger will receive…. 
  • Competitive base salary, bonus & benefits program
  • Paid time off, including flex time
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with employer matching

When & How to Apply:

This search is moving very quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim Recruiting, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at SWIM, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Payroll & or HR Administrator

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on October 27, 2021
Full time or Part time business hours Read Full Description
Full time or Part time business hours

Who - The Company: 

Looking for a fabulous Richmond BC Company, well known for making the world a better place and with an excellent reputation? This organization is a well-known and reputable tech company known for their collaborative environment and exciting work culture. 

What - The Role: 

  • Working alongside the HR Manager this payroll administer will assist with Full cycle payroll up to 80 Canadian employees
  • Answer payroll inquiries from staff related to earnings, deductions, taxable benefits, salary, vacation and sick leave.
  • Preparation of hiring/termination documentation, typing of general correspondence.
  • Maintenance of payroll files and records and Manage the payroll function, process new hires, timesheet, payroll changes
  • Identify and suggest solutions for problematic situations
  • Ensure that provincial and federal legislation is being followed
  • Ensure that all employees’ hours are correctly paid
  • Assist with Human Resources if the candidate would like a mixed role!

Who – The Candidate:

  • 2 years’ minimum related experience in a full cycle, end to end payroll processing. 
  • Experience using various software
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices and legislation.
  • An individual who wants to learn and grow with the organization with additional tasks.

Where: 

Richmond, BC and work from home right now until further notice.

How Much:

If Full time a base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation.

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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Payroll Manager

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on October 1, 2021
Are you a passionate Payroll Manager who enjoys mentoring and empowering a team? Do you have five years payroll management experience, PCP certification and experience with ADP Workforce Now? If so, we’d love to hear from you!  Read Full Description
Are you a passionate Payroll Manager who enjoys mentoring and empowering a team? Do you have five years payroll management experience, PCP certification and experience with ADP Workforce Now? If so, we’d love to hear from you! 

Who - The Company: 

A growing and reputable organization known for its collaborative environment and family-oriented culture. 

What - The Role: 

  • Training, developing, coaching, supervising payroll staff and oversee their daily workflow
  • Managing and resolving any issues related to payroll and identifying any issues within the payroll process
  • Leading the implementation of new payroll processes and systems.
  • Prepare payroll reports.
  • Oversee processing of payroll changes (new hires, terminations, raises) and system upgrades.
  • Perform the tasks associated with a complete pay period cycle from time validation to issuance of direct deposit.
  • Answer payroll inquiries from staff related to earnings, deductions, taxable benefits, salary, vacation and sick leave.
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Assist with reconciling payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance.
  • Oversee the maintenance of payroll files and records.
  • Oversee with year-end processes including the preparation of T4s

Who - The Candidate: 

  • 5+ years experience as a Payroll Manager
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree relevant to payroll 
  • Extensive experience using ADP Systems, specifically ADP Workforce Now NA
  • Overall strong payroll system experience
  • Strong ability to lead a diverse team
  • Experience with creating payroll reports with an analyst mindset 
  • Experience implementing/changing payroll systems.
  • PCP certificate is required.
  • Experience in payroll within a retail environment.
  • Knowledge of payroll best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of employment standards act.

Where: 

Tri-cities area- convenient location for someone living in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge or surrounding areas

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.  

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Payroll Administrators!

Payroll, Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 17, 2021
Swim has several perm and temporary payroll administrator openings in the Tri-cities and Vancouver.  Read Full Description
Swim has several perm and temporary payroll administrator openings in the Tri-cities and Vancouver. 

Who - The Company: 

Growing and reputable organizations known for their collaborative environment and family-oriented culture. 

What - The Role: 

  • Perform the tasks associated with a complete pay period cycle from time validation to issuance of direct deposit.
  • Answer payroll inquiries from staff related to earnings, deductions, taxable benefits, salary, vacation and sick leave.
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
  • Assist with reconciling payroll prior to transmission and validating confirmed reports.
  • Preparation of hiring/termination documentation, typing of general correspondence.
  • Maintenance of payroll files and records.
  • Assist with year-end processes including the preparation of T4s.

Who – The Candidate:

  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree relevant to payroll or 1-3 years’ related experience in a high-volume full cycle, end to end payroll processing. 
  • Experience using and administrating ADP Workforce Now payroll system 
  • PCP certificate an asset.
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of HR regulations.

Where: 

Two perm Payroll Administrator roles and one temp Payroll Administrator role in Tri-cities area- convenient location for someone living in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge or surrounding areas. Two perm Payroll Administrator roles in Vancouver

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

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