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Payroll Specialist

AgeCare — Vibrant Seniors Communities
We’re founded on the belief that all seniors are entitled to a rich quality of life, with the opportunity to live as independently as possible, and we’re looking for the very best to join us. If you’re motivated by the privilege of serving our seniors with dignity, respect and compassion, keep reading.

The Payroll Operations Specialist is responsible for effective and accurate payroll documentation, processing and analytical reporting for three unionized and one non-unionized sites in the interior of British Columbia. This candidate will conduct bi-weekly and accurate reconciliation of Avanti payroll, benefits and other GL Accounts as well as being a key resource to others for reporting analysis.


Top talent, high standards

With 3,100+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You’ll work alongside committed and empowering people who will appreciate your innovative ideas and relationship building skills.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with team members in support of our residents.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate them, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment all year long. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed as you put your best foot forward.

About this full time role:

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure new hire, status changes, leaves, termination paperwork and weekly processing of 3-4 assigned high volume locations for salaried, hourly and unionized employees is completed with accuracy and in accordance with payroll compliance, legislation and collective agreements
  • Prepares documents for accurate payroll accounting, reports, journal entries, reconciliations and analysis
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy of various banked and accrued time balances
  • May be assigned responsibility of reconciliation and reporting of pension, RRSP, and group benefit plans
  • Effective and collaborative communication within team and internal/external stakeholders aligned with AgeCare Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles

What you’ll need:

  • Canadian Payroll Manager (CPM) certification or equivalent experience will be considered an asset
  • Preference given to candidates with a minimum 5 to 7 years hands-on full cycle multi-site or Canadian multi-jurisdictional payroll processing & reconciliation experience
  • Demonstrated success within Payroll for a large, multi-union complex organization preferred
  • Experience with and knowledge of Avanti Payroll or other computerized payroll / HCM systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, with a strong focus on Microsoft Excel including pivot tables
  • Strong understanding of British Columbia Employment Standards
  • Strong communication skills and demonstration of appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive and personal information
  • Experience with Scheduling programs preferred

Perks & Benefits

  • Being part of a growing organization focused on residents and employee engagement
  • Amazing residents with rich life stories
  • Happy, fulfilled team members working in a culture of caring

Send us your cover letter and resume clearly indicating your wage expectations and don’t forget to tell us about yourself . We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you’d be an awesome fit for AgeCare?

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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