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Payroll Administrator, Canada and US

Burnaby, BC
2 months ago
Payroll Administrator contract working for a company known for it’s dynamic culture and high performing, fun-loving workforce. Complex, global, and high-growth company with multiple entities. Processing 200+ employee payroll in Canada and US, salary and hourly, non-unionized, semi-monthly.  

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a complex and global technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work. They have a fascinating product and an exciting history with an even more exciting future! Additionally, the company has a dynamic corporate culture with a high-performing and fun-loving workforce. Lots of great on-site amenities for employees to take advantage of. 

What- the Role: 

Our client is looking for a new Payroll Administrator who will be responsible for processing payroll for their Canada and USA employees. This is a contract to start, to fill the immediate need while the company opens up the selection process for the permanent role. Yes, the contractor can be considered for the permanent position! If the hired contractor has the required skills, the role can also involve financial reporting support and various accounting tasks- but only payroll processing experience is required at this time. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a payroll professional with at least 3 years’ relevant experience, including 1 year of experience processing payroll for at least 100 employees and ideally 200+ employees. 
  • Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent training and experience. 
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) is an asset. 
  • Experience processing payroll for 100+ employees. Canadian OR US Payroll is required, and having experience with both Canadian AND US Payroll is highly preferred. 
  • Excellent team player. 
  • Great communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficient in Excel, with experience using various payroll systems and ERPs.


Working from home during physical distancing. Longer-term the Payroll Administrator will work from the headquarters in Burnaby. 

How Much: 

Competitive hourly consulting rate in-line with payroll experience, education, and skills- please discuss further with Swim. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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