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Platinum Recruiting Inc.

Payroll and benefits Administrator

Kelowna, BC
Full Time
14 days ago

Our well established client based in central Kelowna is seeking an experienced Payroll and Benefits Administrator. The full-time, permanent role will involve processing of a semi-monthly payroll for over 350 employees and 60 different franchises Canada-wide.  The successful candidate will ensure the efficient daily operation of the Payroll and Benefits Department and perform a variety of duties pertaining to the preparation and distribution of all franchise payrolls including group benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the accurate and timely preparation of all payroll and manual cheques in accordance with Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and Employment Standards legislation.
  • Verify and process payroll data for hourly, salaried, and commissioned employees.
  • Calculate and process commission payments to salespeople.
  • Maintains the integrity of the payroll database through monitoring while ensuring compliance with established procedures and internal controls.
  • Inputs and retrieves data including those related to new employees, changes in employee status, hours worked, etc.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to payroll records and prepare remittances to CRA.
  • Answer payroll and benefit inquiries from employees, managers, franchise owners, and various external parties.
  • Perform calculation for termination pay and issue Record of Employment (ROE).
  • Prepare year end tasks and reconciliations including issuing T4’s and T4A’s for all franchises.
  • Assists in quarterly and annually WCB reconciliations.
  •  Process changes to benefits coverages, including new enrollments, coverage changes and terminations, both in benefit carrier’s system and payroll system in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Administrate employee benefit plans by ensuring benefit deductions and taxable benefits are set up accurately in payroll system and reconcile to the benefit carrier information.
  • Maintain up-to-date policies and procedures.
  • Assist in Human Resource functions as required.
  • Perform other payroll and accounting duties as required.


  • Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or working towards.
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or working towards.
  • Minimum two years multi-provincial payroll experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent data entry skills, including high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Strong customer service mindset.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
  • Overtime as required.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Company benefit plan.
  • Learning & growth opportunities within the company.
  • Join a passionate company who values incorporating fun into the workplace.

To Apply: send your cover letter and resume to