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Senior Payroll Specialist

Payroll / Benefits & Total Rewards
Permanent
Hybrid - Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on June 14, 2024
Diverse, fulfilling, and well-rounded payroll position within a complex, global, and public company with growing operations in North America. This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who wants to work for a dynamic company with ambitious growth plans. Opportunity to build out the North American payroll function here in Vancouver, and to develop over the years.  Excellent corporate culture. Competitive total compensation package. Read Full Description

Diverse, fulfilling, and well-rounded payroll position within a complex, global, and public company with growing operations in North America. This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who wants to work for a dynamic company with ambitious growth plans. Opportunity to build out the North American payroll function here in Vancouver, and to develop over the years.  Excellent corporate culture. Competitive total compensation package.

Who: 

Our client is a successful and innovative company working in a very interesting industry at the intersection of energy and technology. The North American head office is located in Vancouver and the global headquarters is based overseas.

What- the Role: 

On behalf of our client, SWIM is searching for a self-motivated, intelligent, adaptable, and dynamic Senior Payroll Specialist who will own the full cycle payroll function which involves processing Canadian (1 province) and American (3 states) payroll for approximately 150 employees. Mix of salary, hourly, and commissioned payroll, as well as some equity-based compensation. Bi-weekly payroll (the payroll for each country is processed on opposite weeks). Overseeing filings and processing of the following: T4, T2200, ROE, WCB, EHT, W-2, W-2C, ACA, Form 941 and 940, RRSP and 401K.

Who- the Candidate:

We are seeking someone who loves improving processes and who is excited to be part of a company’s growth and transformation. Qualified candidates will be customer service oriented as this role will interact with all employees and various internal and external stakeholders.

  • Working knowledge of Canadian and US payroll rules/legislation and employment legislation required- the more provinces and states, the better!
  • Working knowledge of best practices related to payroll.
  • Experience working with ADP is an asset.
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, organized, and self-motivated with the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Resourceful and proactive in finding solutions and driving continuous improvements and efficiencies.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and foster effective working relationships with managers, employees, vendor providers and other external and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and use discretion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and to meet multiple service demands.
  • Proficient with Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

Where: 

Based out of a corporate office in downtown Vancouver, conveniently accessible by public transit and close to many amenities and shops. Hybrid work model available- 3 days a week in the office and 2 days a week from home. The Payroll Specialist must have some flexibility on their work hours to hit deadlines and also to communicate & collaborate with colleagues working in various time zones.

How Much:

This company offers a highly competitive total compensation package! Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education, likely in the range of $80,000-$105,000 (please note that the top end is reserved for candidates who have not only the requirements, but also many of the “nice-to-have” qualifications). The overall compensation package includes an annual performance-based bonus, an attractive long-term incentive plan (LTIP) with a reasonable vesting timeline, professional development support for PCP or CPM, health benefits and likely an RRSP match in future. 

When & How to Apply:

This search is moving extremely quickly! SWIM has been engaged exclusively to do initial interviewing and will be presenting the profiles of shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out to that person very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you!

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