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Payroll & Benefits Manager

Location: Canada - Vancouver   Job Code: 1462-C19

Description

Based in our Vancouver office, the Payroll & Benefits Manager will be responsible for leading, directing and managing Klohn Crippen Berger’s global payroll and benefits administration activities and personnel as they relate to employee performance and company goals.  The position reports to the VP Finance and partners extensively with our HR team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees, reviews and approves global payrolls to ensure payments to employees, governments and other stakeholders are paid accurately e.g. Canada, Australia, Peru, Brazil, US, UK, Papua New Guinea
  • Provide training, leadership, direction and mentoring to the Payroll and Benefit teams, developing performance objectives and conducting performance appraisals with direct reports
  • Ensure government taxes, insurance premiums, long service leave and payroll taxes are paid as required
  •  Partner with regional payroll functions to ensure they are adequately staffed Communicate payroll and benefit information to employee groups and conduct employee information presentations as required
  • Perform the general ledger accounting for payroll and benefits, reconcile accounts and support the annual financial statement audit
  • Provide monthly expense analysis to the senior management team
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting and internal control policies
  • Maintain and implement payroll and benefit systems
  • Provide payroll, benefit and tax assistance with new offshore operations
  • Develop and cultivate strong working relationships with stakeholders across the organization as well as with external partners
  • Maintains awareness and ensures compliance with foreign country requirements, policy changes, legal and regulatory requirements.  Monitors the effect of these changes on the company and informs key stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Being accountable for the accurate and timely processing of year-end payroll activities and reporting
  • Backfill for Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator when necessary.
  • Other tasks as assigned


Qualifications

  • Relevant University or College degree
  • Minimum 10 years payroll experience, 3 - 5 years people management experience
  • Payroll certification required; Benefits certification would be an asset


Skills and Core Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of national Canadian payroll legislation and government statutory remittances and knowledge of payroll legislation in other countries an asset
  • Strong knowledge of benefit programs and related functions
  • Ability to work independently but also achieve results within a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines while under pressure
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Client service oriented and uses discretion in dealing with confidential material

 

About Us:

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with four major business units providing engineering and environmental services in the hydropower, transportation, ports, infrastructure, geotechnical, mining, oil sands, oil & gas, environmental, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru, the UK and US. Klohn Crippen Berger is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed companies.

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer professional career development tracks, competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package. 

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply online with your resume and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1462-C19.

We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.




   

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