Payroll and Benefits Specialist (4-Month Contract)

About the Company

At Axiom Builders, we pride ourselves on being a down-to-earth organization with serious commitment to building things right. As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, we have become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with notable ‘Canada’s 2021 Kincentric Best Employers’ award and current employees in the ’40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction’ list. With clear purpose and principles, we are an organization that is cultivating dedication and growth in our people, clients, and communities. Learn about what we do from our current and up-coming projects here.

About the Role

Axiom Builders is looking for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist (4-Month Term) to support our employees across multiple entities in British Columbia and Alberta. This position administers bi-weekly hourly and salaried payroll. This role will work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to promote excellent customer service and improve the effectiveness of payroll and benefits operations. Reporting directly to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Promote and encourage a customer-service and employee-friendly culture within the payroll department and within the company;

Maintain positive relationships with staff at all levels (site and office) to answer questions, introduce new initiatives, etc;

Assist with implementation of system/process changes and efficiencies;

Process benefits plan enrollments, changes and terminations, RRSP contributions, and taxable benefits.

Review electronic timesheet data and process bi-weekly payroll for both hourly and salaried employees;

Resolve and assist with outstanding payroll issues and questions;

Manage employee changes, electronic employee profiles and documents received via our online ticketing system (rate changes, promotions, offers, etc) to ensure the accuracy of information within our systems and timely processing;

Process terminations including record-keeping requirements (e.g. issue ROEs);

Assist with benefits administration, payroll accounting: payroll journal entries, reconcile payroll GL accounts, resolve outstanding items, etc;

Administer appropriate deductions, ensuring remittances are submitted (Garnishments, Workers Compensation);

Work with Department Managers on ad-hoc payroll reporting and management training, while maintaining accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality of payroll and benefits files and records.

What you Bring

The ideal Payroll and Benefits Specialist is a people-oriented, service-driven, payroll professional, who is interested in driving change, process improvement, and innovation. You are a collaborative high performing team player, who is always willing to help your team thrive. You are detail-oriented and can manage payroll and benefits for several entities with multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. You are comfortable with new technology and concepts and are eager to offer recommendations to implement ahead of Axiom Builder's exciting growth path.

Required Skills and Experience

At least three (3) years of high-volume, multi-entity, payroll and benefits experience;

Experience working with employees both in a non-unionized and unionized environment;

Some form of payroll education or certification (PCP, CPM, CPA, PCL, etc);

Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel;

Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills;

High level of professionalism and integrity with the ability to deal with highly confidential information;

Experience working with payroll and electronic timekeeping software packages - Ceridian Dayforce and HH2 preferred;

Previous experience with ERP and payroll/HR systems (such as Acumatica, UKG, Sage Timberline, etc);

Prior experience within a job costing or construction environment is preferred;

Proficient at working in a digital and paper-free environment.

What’s Next

We are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you want to love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can grow with us, simply add your resume through our Careers Portal or email: to join our incredible team. While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.

Follow us on our LinkedIn to connect with our Talent Acquisition Team and Instagram to see updates on our current projects.

Job Type
Full Time
63 days ago

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