Payroll & Benefits Specialist
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Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Job Description

New Flyer – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is adding a Payroll & Benefits Specialist to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career with New Flyer.

 Position Summary:

As a key member of our Payroll Team, you will be responsible for the complete, accurate and timely preparation and processing of our in-house hourly and salary payrolls. This includes preparation of all government remittances, cheque requisitions, reconciling payroll and benefit accounts as well as year-end processing.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for the weekly processing of full cycle bi-weekly payrolls, following the ICFR process.
  • Work with payroll designates in each department/location to ensure information is entered and received timely and accurately.
  • Enter, update and verify payroll transactions.
  • Provide payroll processing backup for other payroll team members.
  • Record and ensure transfers for employees between departments and proper allocation of wages.
  • Ensure all court ordered maintenance and garnishments are processed and remitted accurately.
  • Coordinate paid benefit programs such as safety shoes, work apparel, union leaves, and other programs as required.
  • Responsible for all payroll and benefit payments and deductions in all assigned payrolls.
  • Reconcile and submit government remittances, completion of quarterly and/or year-end reporting, T4/W2 processing, taxable benefit calculations and ROE’s.
  • Provide support for monthly tax updates.
  • Reconcile and prepare monthly benefit billings for payments.
  • Assist in the administration and coordination of benefit programs and implementation.
  • Deal with general inquiries, questions and concerns from employees regarding payroll and benefits.
  • Responsible for the administration of the time and attendance system including training and guidance to the time and attendance designates and continuous improvement opportunities to ensure accurate payroll/benefits accruals.


Preferred Skills

  • Post-secondary education in Payroll, enrolment in or completion of the Canadian Payroll Association PCP program or an equivalent combination of education and experience would be an asset
  • One to three years related experience in payroll is preferred
  • Experience processing a full cycle multistate and/or multi provincial payroll for 500+ employees
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines; proven organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office is preferred
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and to converse in a professional manner and collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and possess initiative to seek improvements
  • Motivated self-starter with capabilities to work within a fast paced team oriented environment

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Human Resources
Education Not Specified
Experience Up to 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 27609
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Payroll & Benefits Specialist


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