Payroll & Benefits Specialist


Gulf & Fraser Hub Burnaby, BC V3N0G8, CAN Description Looking to join a team of driven, collaborative, and positive professionals, grow your career, and contribute meaningfully to your community?. Sounds like this opportunity might be the perfect fit At Gulf & Fraser, we strive to create a future where everyone in our communities can achieve financial wellness. For over 80 years, Gulf & Fraser has invested in what we value most: our members, partners, employees, and our communities. We are proud to serve our members across BC by offering reliable advice, a welcoming environment, and a full range of personal and business banking, investment, and insurance solutions.

We help our members find the best options to fulfill their financial potential. We believe in the power of progressive thinking and positive action to take incredible steps forward in every aspect of life. What this role is all about: Reporting to the Manager, Payroll & Benefits, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist contributes to the credit union by ensuring that employees are compensated in an accurate and timely manner to contribute an overall superior member experience. The position completes full cycle payroll and year end payroll, administers the employee total rewards programs, manages and maintains the HRIS system, and responds to, follows up on and resolves employees’ payroll and benefits inquiries.

What you’ll do: Analyzes, prepares and inputs all payroll functions including the review of attendance records, data entry in the payroll system, calculation of appropriate payroll deductions and taxable benefits. Prepare time imports on a per pay period basis Partners with employees and managers to find solutions to payroll inquiries. Balances and reconciles the payroll, benefits, pension, and RRSP on a bi-weekly/monthly basis Prepare ad-hoc reports as required. Ensures the completion of appropriate remittances to external vendors.

Completes month-end and fiscal year-end payroll procedures including the preparation and distribution of all employee tax documents and year-end payroll payments. Administers group benefit and pension programs ensuring accurate enrolment of participants, effective claims processing, making accurate premium payments and finding solutions to employee inquiries about benefits or pensions. Supports the annual flex benefits enrolment process. Administers the sick leave, disability, and vacation benefit programs, including making HRIS updates.

Manages and maintains the HRIS system to ensure current information is accurate. Functions as the HRIS system resource for employees with HRIS system inquiries. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of HRIS system capabilities and changes. Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) complemented with accounting courses 1 to 3 years of related payroll and benefits administration experience Strong attention to detail and time management in a strict deadline environment Proactive, self-initiative inclination with strong problem-solving abilities Excellent communication and timely follow-up Equivalent combination of the above may be appropriate Experience with UKG considered a strong asset.

What you’ll gain: Competitive base salary, reviewed annually Flexible, top-notch benefits plan – choose what’s important to you, whether it’s a transit pass, gym membership, or additional vacation time Flexible, hybrid work environment LI-hybrid Annual time off to recharge – vacation starting at 3 weeks and 12 personal days Amazing RRSP program – we contribute at a great rate, whether you choose to contribute yourself or not Loans at preferred interest rates, discounted banking accounts and credit cards, unique banking instruments, professional financial advice – we are a credit union, after all Professional development – we’re truly committed to our team’s growth through in-house training, personal coaching, leadership development programs, mentorship, tuition reimbursement, professional dues coverage, and conference participation Connect and feel recognized through social events, Employee Recognition Night, and an employee recognition program that translates into real rewards Who we are: Power your possible TM . At Gulf & Fraser, growth and development is an important facet of your experience and we encourage everyone to progress and contribute in a meaningful way. Here, you can develop and further your career alongside a team of passionate, empowered and engaged professionals who recognize the power of collaboration, innovation, recognition, and driving their own success. For us, the vision of ‘Power your possible TM extends to our teams, as well as our members.

Drive, contribute, grow – together. We are stronger together and are proud to foster a caring, open-minded, and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of backgrounds, ideas, perspectives, and experiences – this way we can meet the unique needs of our employees, members, and communities Join our team and let’s work together to embody and promote our values: offering a welcoming environment, accountability, collaboration, and adaptability. Giving back to our communities.

We are committed to empowering our communities through local collaboration, financial wellness education, and charitable donations to charity groups, non-profit organizations, cultural and sports organizations, and students. At Gulf & Fraser, we encourage community involvement and support everyone contributing to causes that are important to them – you can feel good about working here We empower, enrich, engage, educate, and support initiatives that positively impact our communities in three main areas of focus: community health, financial wellness, and environmental impact. Learn more about how we “Do Some Good” at . Ready to join?.

Visit us at to learn more about what it’s like to work for Gulf & Fraser If you like what you see, please submit your application online through . We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We at Gulf & Fraser are committed to ensuring inclusive employment practices and an accessible business environment to our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.



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