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Payroll Specialist

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
22 days ago

Payroll Specialist for a fast-paced, successful, and multi-national company. Great role for someone who wants to work for a professional, reputable, and growing organization with a complex and interesting payroll.

Who - the Company:

Our client is a large, very well-established, and successful technology company with operations in many countries. They have a solid reputation, and it’s a great company to gain experience with. There are many wonderful people at this company to learn from and to have fun working alongside!  

What - the Role:

The new Payroll Specialist will take ownership for the processing of a complex and multi-jurisdictional payroll (around 400 Canadian employees- salaried and hourly, using ADP Workforce Now), as well as benefits administration.

Who - the Candidate:

We are seeking an adaptable payroll professional with a diverse skillset and a can-do attitude. Qualified candidates will be comfortable working in a high-volume and fast-paced corporate environment.  

  • At least 5 years progressive payroll experience (multi-provincial Canadian payroll is required and US payroll is preferred)
  • Canadian Payroll Association certification is highly preferred, or serious pursuit of PCP or CPM.
  • Payroll accounting knowledge (i.e. payroll journal entries, payroll audits)
  • Hands-on experience with various payroll systems and HRIS; ADP Workforce Now is highly preferred.   
  • Benefits administration experience is an asset.
  • Experience with, and passion for, process improvements and putting in place new efficiencies
  • Experience with global mobility is highly preferred as the company does transfers/secondments of employees to offices in other countries. Experience with shadow payroll is a significant asset.


Downtown Vancouver.

How Much:

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, plus an excellent bonus and other perks. Please discuss total compensation further with Swim Recruiting. 

When & How to Apply:

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