Payroll & Benefits Specialist - Bilingual

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Payroll and Benefits Specialist- Bilingual . This is fulltime permanent role with our Client located in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Security Clearance or eligible for one.

The Payroll and Benefits Specialist- Bilingual  will have the following responsibilities:

  • Administer and process the pay and the benefits for a group of employees using the Mint’s integrated payroll system.
  • Provide employee centric services in responding to pay and benefits enquiries. The employee population includes a large group of unionized employees represented by three bargaining units.
  • Perform audits of payroll actions entered by a colleague and ensure integrity of employee data in the HRMIS.
  • Actively participate in the year-end process and in responding to auditors’ requests for information.
  • Thoroughly perform administrative duties relating to the documentation, record keeping and filing of employee information.
  • Process bi-weekly and monthly reports and detailed statements for the remittance of monies to all agencies, suppliers and Federal Departments.
  • Participate in special payroll projects with a focus to improve payroll procedures, processes and client service.
  • The Payroll and Benefits Specialist- Bilingual must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • College diploma or certificate business administration or accounting or a combination of education and relevant work experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience processing payroll and administering benefits in a medium sized organization (more than 1,000 employees), and preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Experienced knowledge of Canadian payroll processing, payroll best practices, and payroll legislation, particularly under the Canada Labour Code legislation.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification from the Canadian Payroll Association, an asset.
  • Solid knowledge and relevant experience working with a fully integrated HR/payroll/time and attendance system.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with sound mathematical skills to perform manual pay calculations and retroactive payments.
  • Ability to manipulate data from databases and consolidate data using spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel).
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively handle stressful situations, adjust to changing priorities and meet fixed deadlines.
  • Oral & written communication skills to communicate clearly information to employees and to prepare employee communications and letters to third parties.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization.
  • Client-service oriented.
  • Fluently bilingual – verbal skills in French and English is mandatory.
  • If you are interested in applying to our Payroll and Benefits Specialist position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.




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