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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

Location
Burnaby, BC
Details
Full Time
5 days ago

The Ballard Finance team has an opening for an eager Junior-level Payroll & Benefits Coordinator in a very complex and fast-paced environment. The position requires an observant and detail-oriented personality with good problem-solving skills and a professional, customer service-oriented attitude. This role is extremely deadline-driven; therefore, strong time management skills will round out the successful candidate. This position offers a great opportunity for skill development in full-cycle payroll and benefits processing for our Canadian, US and international operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily operational activities relating to the bi-weekly payroll and benefits of almost 800 employees & contractors in multiple companies in Canada, US & abroad (expats)
  • Weekly timecard collection
  • Assist with reconciliation of payroll and benefits related general ledger accounts
  • Prepare, maintain and organize employee files
  • General Payroll department support
  • Prepare a variety of reports and remittances for payroll & benefits vendors and government agencies (i.e. CRA, WCB, MSP)
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, management, employees and external agencies
  • Assist with the administration of the group RRSP and 401(K) plans
  • Develop and maintain internal systems and related controls, with respect to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and other external audit requirements
  • Assist on special projects as they relate to the payroll/benefits functions


Requirements:

The ideal candidate must be a team player with the ability to work independently and with a team and must be flexible and able to adapt quickly and under pressure in this dynamic, ever-changing environment, without sacrificing quality or accuracy.

  • Canadian Payroll Association certification new graduate or up to 3 years of experience with full-cycle Canadian payroll
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now would be considered an asset
  • An eagerness to learn and take ownership of time-sensitive processes
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented; must have excellent organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) with all audiences, with a proven ability to handle internal and external customers and questions kindly and effectively
  • Advanced Excel skills and Experience with US Payroll, Benefits, 401k would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Employment Standards Act and Canada Revenue Agency Taxation Rules
  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP system an asset


Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

Category
Banking, Finance and Insurance