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Payroll Specialist

Accounting and Finance, Payroll
Permanent, Full-Time
Port Coquitlam

Job Description

Put your high-volume payroll skills to use in this fast-paced opening with our client, a Canadian-owned mechanical contractor based in Port Coquitlam. Reporting to the Payroll Manager, this position is responsible for processing hourly and salary payroll for union and non-union employees across multiple provinces. Great tech skills and the ability to learn quickly are a must, as you will play a key role in the implementation of the company’s new payroll system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Validate time reports, audit pay rate exceptions and allocate job costing
  • Process full cycle payroll and post general ledgers
  • Perform benefits administration and payroll reporting
  • Payroll reporting
  • Prepare and reconcile union dues, fringe benefit remittances and payroll taxes
  • Balance payroll general ledgers, prepare journal entries and oversee year-end processes
  • Assist with system implementation including data conversion and system mapping


  • 3-5 years of full-cycle payroll experience in a high-volume payroll environment
  • PCP certification is an asset
  • Experience implementing payroll systems is an asset
  • Strong computer proficiency including advanced Excel skills and experience with payroll systems (ADP WFN preferred)
  • Fantastic organizational skills with the ability to prioritize competing tasks to meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Leadership abilities

What's In It For You

Earn an annual salary in the $75-85K range, commensurate with the skills and experience you bring to the role. You will also receive great benefits including health, dental and vision coverage, RRSP matching and 3 weeks of vacation to start.



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