Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Experis Canada

Our client, a company in the MSP Industry, is seeking a Payroll & Benefit Specialist to join their team. As a Payroll & Benefits Specialist, you will be part of the Contract Financial group supporting the Payroll Financial Team. The ideal candidate will have experience with Payroll Processes, Benefits Administration, Dayforce/Ceridian which will align successfully in the organization.

What’s the Job?. Responsible for benefits administration for programs, including but not limited to, RRSP, group health insurance, HSA, EAP Manages claims process for WorkSafeBC, WCB Alberta, and WSIB Ontario as needed, ensuring timely and accurate submissions and compliance with regulatory requirements. Assists with management of government grant programs and other funding opportunities, such as hiring incentives, training grants, etc. and ensures compliance to any training programs.

Maintains accurate reporting and records of employee benefit elections, coverage levels, eligibility status across all benefit and payroll platforms. Handles all Health Spending Account and RRSP requests, reimbursements, and remittances. Provide new hires with benefits orientation during onboarding process by communicating options, enrollment procedures, etc.

What’s Needed?. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in full cycle payroll administration Proven hands-on experience and familiarity with Dayforce (formerly Ceridian) is an asset Advanced knowledge of employment standards, legislations, and best practices in Canadian provinces, especially AB, ON, and BC Strong knowledge of labor relations law and the collective bargaining process Have interest and desire to support other HR functional areas such as training, compensation, and performance management when needed. Generate reporting and KPI tracking for Finance team, P&D and/or senior leaders, providing insights into payroll expenditures or other trends.

Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel is an asset.

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