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Senior Payroll Administrator - People & Performance

October 25 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, HR, Training, Payroll, Payroll, Productivity, Performance, Efficiency
Surrey, BC

Senior Payroll Administrator - People & Performance

Surrey (Head Office), BC, 2121 160th St #200, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Req #438
Monday, October 25, 2021

Westland Insurance Group Ltd is growing and has a new opportunity for a Senior Payroll Administrator based at our Head Office in Surrey, BC. This role will be responsible for the payroll process, ensuring employees get paid accurately, on time and in compliance with government's rules and regulations. Our payroll team is growing and this is an exciting opportunity to help us continue to grow across Canada.

What we offer:

  • Base salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and company paid certifications and continuing education programs

The Opportunity:

You are a detail-oriented, quantitative thinker that is able to effectively multi-task, prioritize and communicate appropriately with internal customers and the Payroll team. You are enthusiastic about systems and process improvements while working in a dynamic environment of change and growth.


  • Prepare and process multi-provincial payrolls (hourly and salary) on a biweekly basis
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis
  • Collaborate with work sites to ensure accurate entry to time data sheet and resolve any arising issues
  • Respond to payroll and benefits related inquiries and concerns in a timely manner
  • Prepare ROE’s online each pay cycle for inactive employees
  • Prepare and issue T2200s
  • Provide payroll and benefits data/reports as needed
  • Stay current on relevant provincial and federal legislation
  • Serve as back up to other positions in the department and perform other related duties as assigned
  • Prepare year end T4's and filings relating to year end activities
  • Monthly remittances of Workers Compensation, Employer Health Tax remittances etc.

Here’s what you bring:

  • 5-7 years’ full-cycle payroll experience
  • Certification by the Canadian Payroll Association as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)
  • Solid understanding of different benefit plans (retirement, health & dental insurance, etc.) and relevant regulations
  • Proficiency in MS-Suite and related applications (advanced Excel level is desired)
  • Experience with different payroll software platforms, ideally Ceridian Dayforce
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional problem solving/judgement skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion

Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent property and casualty insurance brokers in Canada. With a national network of 170 locations and over 2,000 employees, the company continues to expand coast to coast. Westland's brokers provide expert advice to home, business, farm, life, and auto insurance clients. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family-owned company that is committed to supporting its local communities. For more information, please visit

Westland Insurance Ltd. is
an inclusive organization that values diversity in its workforce. We listen, champion equality and diversity, and create safe welcoming spaces where everyone has a voice and is free to be themselves.

Westland Insurance Ltd. encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at

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