Payroll Administrator

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Payroll Administrator (11733912)
Avanta Consulting has been retained by our client Odlum Brown to look for a Payroll Administrator to join their great team who are a driven and vivacious group of people. This year, Odlum Brown celebrates its 95th anniversary as an independent, employee-owned, full-service investment firm. We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 19 consecutive years and as one of Canada’s Most AdmiredTM Corporate Cultures.

We are very proud of the vibrant culture that we have built and sustained for many years. It’s the way we do things, how we make decisions and what defines which behaviours work and don’t work – it’s what makes up our DNA.
Our values are the cornerstone of our culture, a set of principles that provide a compass for our actions and unify us as a team.
We have skiers, mountain bikers, hockey players, runners, volleyball players, movie buffs, bookworms, animal lovers, musicians, yogis, world travelers and every other variety of person you can imagine. You will work with really interesting people and make great friends, too.
We are serious about supporting the communities where we live and work. We are committed in heart and mind to everything we do in the community, and we work hard to inspire passion and fun while doing it.
Continuous learning matters. We are committed to providing career-long support for learning and growth.
As a Payroll Administrator you will work in a collaborative environment with our Payroll and Benefits team. You are a results driven and detailed-orientated team member, ready to contribute to the responsibilities of the payroll and benefits departments.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Maintain and process payroll for all salaried and commission employees
  • Calculate and reconcile month-end commissions
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile payroll related general ledger accounts
  • Prepare and document payroll related remittances reports and entries
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end T4s and T2200s
  • Provide backup and support to the benefits and human resource team
  • Maintain employee records
  • Leverage payroll data to complete internal management reports and Statistics Canada reports
  • Prepare internal reports for annual compensation reviews
Successful candidates will have:         
  • Payroll experience in a complex commission based environment
  • Experience with Ceridian InSync, Dayforce or similar human resource information system
  • Canadian Payroll Association certification (PCP or CPM)
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience at an investment firm is an asset
About Avanta Consulting
Odlum Brown’s team has put their trust in us to find the right candidate to join their tight-knit team because we are more than recruiters - we are cultivators of connection.
Our driven team of executive recruiters leads with authenticity to foster real relationships with the brightest thinkers and doers across North America. We’re seasoned listeners—we get below the surface and into the hearts of people so we can align the right minds with the right businesses. We don’t settle until we find the right match that will help both the perfect candidate and the business thrive. We look forward to getting to know you.
How to Apply
Applicants should send a resume outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Looking forward to hearing from you!

The Avanta team 
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