Payroll & Benefits Administrator


Vancouver, Canada


Full Time

Date Posted

Sep 04, 2018

SAXX Underwear Co. is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Administrator to join the team based at our Vancouver office location.

This is your opportunity to be part of a globally growing brand in a dynamic work environment.

The Payroll & Benefits Administrator OPPORTUNITY...

Reporting to the Human Resources Director, the Payroll v Benefits Administrator is responsible for processing company semi-monthly payroll, monthly commission payroll and full benefits administration. This includes the timely and accurate reporting and processing of payroll data for employees (hourly/salary) in both Canada and the U.S, in compliance with federal and state/provincial regulations. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the administration of company benefit plans both in US & Canada including, but not limited to; extended health and dental, Group Registered Retirement Savings Plans & 401K. This position supports the HR Director in the areas of employee administration, policy development as it pertains to Payroll & Benefits. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key components of this position.

  • Process both U.S and Canadian payrolls; including new hires, terminations, salary changes and the calculation of all necessary earnings, retroactive adjustments, garnishments and deductions for approval by HR Director
  • Process the monthly commission run for outside Sales Agencies both in the US and Canada in partnership with Accounting
  • Support the HR function of Saxx Underwear by tracking and recording all absences, vacation and leave periods through WorkForce Now & Gusto
  • Prepare various payroll reports following each pay-period including preparation of T4’s, ROE’s, W2 & 1099s as required
  • End to end administration of company health and welfare plans; ensuring accuracy and timely data entry of changes regarding eligibility, enrollment, termination and rate changes
  • Provide excellent customer service by ensuring that plan information is available to employees and concerns are addressed
  • Review and audit monthly bills; resolve any premium discrepancies immediately with benefits provider, payroll and the Company
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal & State legislation as it pertains to 401K including the completion of ADP & ACP Test
  • Create both new hire and exit packages as required
  • Update and maintain HR information as necessary e.g. departmental changes, compensation changes, contact information on headcounts and WorkForce Now
  • Filing and maintenance of all HR files (paper & electronic)
  • Assist and support HR Director with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR office
  • Schedule and arrange building maintenance as required
Required Qualifications
  • 3-5 years of applicable payroll & benefits experience; WorkForce Now experience preferred
  • PCP designation considered an asset
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Canadian & US payroll regulations
  • Ability to stay focused and calm under pressure
  • Strong computer skills; excel at an intermediate level
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to exercise a high degree of diplomacy and tact with excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to accomplish expected tasks in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Commitment to process improvement by identifying gaps and presenting solutions
  • Experience with US benefits plans & 401k considered strong assets