Pay and Benefits Administrator



Job Description:Fort Edmonton Management Company (FEMCo), the organization that operates Fort Edmonton Park, is looking for an organized, energetic individual to join our team as the Pay and Benefits Administrator. It’s an exciting time at Fort Edmonton Park as work on the strategy to become the premier cultural tourism attraction in Western Canada continues, and the attraction recently reopened to the public following a two-year closure and $165M in enhancements. Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the Payroll and Benefits Administrator is responsible for providing reliable, timely, accurate and efficient support in all payroll & benefits related functions. This includes processing payroll, submitting all government remittances, completing year-end filing and reporting and administering all employee benefits programs. In addition this position will be responsible for administrative duties related to new hires, employee changes, benefit enrollment, pay changes, title changes etc. Responsibilities: Process bi-weekly payroll for approximately FEMCo 100 employees; Administration of employee health benefits, life/disability insurance, and pension plans; Develop and provide reports to management, benefit administrators and government agencies; File T4’s and complete all year-end reporting; Submit government remittances, benefits premiums, pension contributions and garnishments; Handle employee inquiries and provide assistance where required; Process wage changes, new hires and terminations; Administer new hire and termination activities (prepare onboarding packages, complete checklists, etc.); Maintain payroll filing system, including personnel files; Prepare and distribute employee memos, paystubs, manuals, and benefit packages; Research and provide direction to management on payroll best practices; Calculate and submit WCB estimates and annual reports; Assist with tasks pertaining to job costing; Work with Safety Department to maintain employee safety files and hour reporting; Review time records for completeness and accuracy, compile information and enter into the payroll system; Scan and file employee and payroll documents. Maintain employee files and information; Prepare cheque requests as required; Recommend improvements to Payroll systems and practices; Maintain a service oriented approach to working with colleagues and when responding to employee inquiries; Complete project work as assigned; Other duties as required. Qualifications: Business diploma or equivalent is required; 3+ years of experience in payroll and benefits required; Payroll Compliance Certification from Canadian Payroll Association is required Experience working in Payworks and/or ADP an asset; Complete working knowledge of all relevant Government and legal regulations including but not limited to the Employment Standards Code; Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; Ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet tight deadlines; Highly conscientious and reliable; Team player, who is also an independent thinker with the ability to remain objective; Excellent problem-solving skills with strong analytical and decision-making skills; Strong communication skills, both verbally and written; Ability to communicate effectively with other departments in the organization An extremely high level of initiative; Able to always ensure utmost confidentiality of confidential information; Knowledge and Proficiency with Google Suite; Other Details: Permanent Part-time role; 5 days per bi-weekly pay period (minimum 40 hours every 2 weeks); Primarily an office position, typically shifts are weekdays and between the hours of 8AM to 6PM; may require occasional weekend, stat and/or evening work to support business needs; Ability to work from home and in the office; The position will occasionally have non-standard hours of work and may be required to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business; Alternate or extended shift hours may be required for this position on an occasional basis, primarily during the Park’s operational summer season; Primarily an office and indoor role with occasional to moderate outdoor and onsite working in all weather conditions with moderate walking, standing, up and down stairs and across distances between buildings; May be exposed to chemicals, smells, elements, noise, temperature etc.; Exposure to or in contact with common allergens such as but not limited too hay, straw, fur, pollen, dust, peanuts/nuts, bee/wasp stings while on site; Ability to attend meetings and training and conduct presentations as needed; May be called upon to assist with procedures during an onsite emergency Some business travel within the city limits may be required for this role; Applicants will be required to arrange their own transportation as the site often operates outside of standard public transportation hours; Applicants must be willing to sign a media consent form; Completion of a Police Information Check satisfactory to Fort Edmonton Management Company will be required; and All newly hired employees must be eligible to work in Canada for any employer. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated or must show proof of a negative antigen test within 72 hours of a shift. Status: Permanent Part-time role Hours of Work: 5 days per bi-weekly pay period or a minimum 40 hours every 2 weeks. Typically Monday – Friday, between the hours of 8AM to 6PM; Salary: $23.00- $26.00/hour Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications by January 20, 2022. We are committed to diversity at FEMCo, as an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however, only those candidates being considered for the position will be contacted. Job ID: 18471764
Fort Edmonton Management Company

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