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Manager Payroll & Benefits
Posted 14 Feb 2019 in: Human Resources
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My client, a leading International Financial Services Firm is currently seeking a Manager, Payroll & Benefits who is well organized, flexible and able to work effectively under pressure for their Downtown Vancouver offices. Reporting directly to the Corporate Controller, CGWM & Financial Reporting, with a secondary reporting relationship to the Sr. Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, the Manager, Payroll & Benefits will oversee the Payroll & Benefits team.  This role will pay $70,000 - $90,000 depending on experience plus excellent benefits. For immediate consideration, please call Abby Rubin (604) 836 - 2672 and email resume to


         Monitor and/or develop & implement payroll procedures to meet internal and external audit requirements;

         Manage the processes for the preparation, documentation and disbursement of all payroll cheques, taxes and employee benefit payments;

         Monitor systems and methods, recommending and implementing necessary changes to improve efficiency of the payroll function;

         Oversee monthly, quarterly and annual internal and external payroll reporting;

         Assist in the preparation and review of T4's T4A's and Releve 1s for year end;

         Comply with federal and provincial requirements by studying existing and new legislation; obtaining qualified opinions; enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions;

         Develop and provide payroll and accounting related training to staff;

         Develop and monitor goals, objectives and performance measures for the payroll and benefits group;

         Liaise with Sr. Management and departmental Managers to resolve payroll and benefits issues;

         Monitor and ensure that benefit programs are properly administered;

         Work closely with, and maintain relationships with benefit providers and advisors to resolve benefit issues, review annual contract renewals and ensure that benefits remain competitive;

         Research, recommend, develop and implement new or revised employee benefit programs, including insured and non-insured benefits;

         Work closely with departmental Business Analyst on all payroll system updates, upgrades and changes.

Skills & Qualifications 

         5 - 7 years of payroll experience with previous supervisory experience;

         A recognized accounting designation and PCP or CPM certification from the Canadian Payroll Association preferred;

         Strong Payroll/HR systems knowledge and capability of leading process improvement initiatives;

         System implementation experience an asset;

         Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office;

         Excellent analytical and organizational skills;

         Exceptional capability of meeting deadlines and prioritizing workloads;

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