General and Payroll Administrator



Job Description:The Opportunity… Reporting to the Manager, Banking, Credit & Payroll, the General & Payroll Administrator will work in a collaborative team environment while contributing to the efficient operation of our Finance department. The following primary responsibilities of the General & Payroll Administrator include but are not limited to:Performing payroll process for unionized employees based on collective agreements and company policies;Auditing employee payroll entries and reports in payroll software for correctness and completeness;Overseeing payroll transactions including calculations, deductions, and withholdings;Uploading data from payroll software to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and processing employee Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) and accounting reports on a bi-weekly basis;Responding to payroll inquiries and concerns from employees and external agencies; Generating periodic payroll reports to management as requested. Preparing CRA/pension/union dues payment requisitions and backup for Accounts Payable (AP) Administrator; Providing relief and performing the duties of the Accounts Receivable (AR) Administrator and Payroll Administrator as required;Supporting collection efforts for customers with accounts receivable beyond terms;Maintaining compliance with all company policies and procedures;Being the liaison between AR, Payroll and Manager to fill in the gaps where required;Completing a variety of administrative duties such as answering the telephone, reply to routing inquiries or redirect calls as appropriate, maintain records, and date stamp all incoming invoices to Accounts Payable (AP) Administrator, scan & save PDF copies of cheques received, route incoming mail; deliver personal/confidential mail to the appropriate employee mail slot; scan incoming cash receipts and complete daily bank deposit; andPerforming other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. The Ideal General & Payroll Administrator will possess: A minimum high school graduation or GED equivalent;A valid Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification OR is a PCP Candidate working towards certification from the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA);A minimum two (2) to 4 years experience in payroll and accounts receivable/payable in an industrial environment or related field is required OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers;Excellent computer proficiency in SAP/JD Edwards (or similar), MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and inventory control software;Superb attention to detail, methodical and quick data entry skills;The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service;The ability to take initiative and work independently with minimum supervision and;A clean & valid driver’s license. This is a unionized position with a competitive salary and benefits package. All new hires will be required to undergo pre-employment medical and reference, credit & criminal record checks. If you are interested in joining a dynamic fast-paced organization, please visit our careers site at to apply online. NOTE: only applications received via SRY’s career site will be reviewed. While we thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (SRY) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Company Description:With over a century’s tradition of providing the best possible service, Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (SRY) is a major transporter of freight in British Columbia providing services to markets throughout North America. SRY is based in New Westminster, BC, while Southern Railway of Vancouver Island Limited (SVI) is an operating subsidiary of SRY based in Nanaimo, BC. SRY’s mission is to safely deliver the best rail-based solutions to its customers and partners. Almost one-half of the traffic handled by SRY originates or terminates on Annacis Island, where major automobile and forest product distribution facilities are located. SRY’s diverse customer base includes over 150 shippers of automobile, forest, building, agricultural, chemical, consumer, and steel products. SRY handles approximately 70,000 carloads annually and is responsible for over 125 miles of track, of which 62 miles are mainline and interchange with four North American Class I railroads at six locations. SRY is market-driven and customer-oriented and provides neutral short-line service. Combined with their long-haul partners, CN, BNSF, CPR, and UP, they have connections to all rail-served destinations in North America.In addition to maintaining a fleet of 29 locomotives, SRY’s locomotive and car shops provide repair services to both Canadian and U.S. customers. SRY provides specialty railcars to customers and currently has over 700 cars in its fleet. Southern Railway of British Columbia is part of the Rail Link System of the Washington Companies. Job ID: 8021198
Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (SRY)

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