Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Harbourfront Wealth Management

Who we are:

Harbourfront Wealth Management Inc. is a dynamic industry leader specializing in financial services and wealth management.  We are a fast-growing firm and a IIROC registered securities dealer. The firm provides financial services and holistic wealth management solutions for mid to high-net-worth individuals. At Harbourfront Wealth Management Inc., our core values start with the belief that great people make great companies. Our head office is in downtown Vancouver with over 20 branches across Canada.

Career opportunity:

We currently have a career opportunity for a Payroll & Benefits Administrator to join our Finance & Human Resources teams. This role will be located at our head office in Vancouver, BC. The Payroll & Benefits Administrator will collaborate with varying departments and internal stakeholders. We are looking for a highly motivated, high performing, results driven candidate who will report to the Senior Manager, Finance.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting Payroll Specialist with semi-monthly payroll, including processing pay for salary, commission and hourly employees;
  • Calculating remittance amounts and charge-back allocations for government programs;
  • Preparing journal entries and processing forms, such as records of employment, income tax forms, and remittances;
  • Assisting in ensuring compliance with federal and provincial statutory regulations;
  • Assisting in the preparation of year end payroll tasks including T4’s and T2200’s;
  • Responding to employee inquiries such as questions regarding paycheques, deductions, tax withholding and access to online pay statements;
  • Administering Group Benefit Plan including new hire set‐up, status changes, and offboarding;
  • Assisting in the administration of Group Retirement Savings Plans including enrollments, changes and offboarding;
  • Updating and managing employee benefits and deductions in the payroll system;
  • Documenting and maintaining administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes;
  • Coordinating health and wellness training and webinars for employees;
  • Providing administrative support to Finance and Human Resources departments as needed;

The ideal candidate for this position has:

  • Certificate or Diploma in a related field of Business or Finance;
  • 1-3 years processing full cycle Canadian payroll;
  • Experience working with ADP HRIS & Payroll software is an asset;
  • 1-3 years administering benefits and leave programs;
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office programs;
  • Sage Software or other enterprise-level accounting software experience is an asset;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines;
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced, team environment;
  • Experience working in the financial services industry is an asset;

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is an important value to us. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. This means that all job applicants and employees will receive equal treatment regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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