Administrator, Payroll, Benefits and Pension
Canadian Red Cross
CAN - ON - Ottawa Branch
2d ago

Posted : July 15, 2019

Region : CAN - ON - Ottawa Branch

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Payroll, Pension & Benefits Administrator for People Services.

Reporting to the Manager - Payroll, Pension & Benefits, the Payroll, Pension & Benefits Administrator processes the bi-weekly payroll and assists in administering the Society’s defined contribution pension plan, life / extended health / dental benefits plan, and disability programs for all CRC employees and retirees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receives and processes paperwork from the Human Resources Shared Services team for the bi-weekly payroll
  • Completes reporting for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinates and assists in the enrolment of CRC employees for insurance benefits (health, dental, life, optional life)
  • Provides expert guidance, education and training to employees, HR, and line management on Benefits interpretation and related issues.
  • Ensures the consistent application of benefit administration practices across the Society, ensuring compliance with insurance contracts, collective agreements, and existing policies

  • Answers tier one questions regarding the CRC benefits packages, explains policies and procedures to new employees, assists with inquiries about payroll and online paystubs system, whether by telephone, email or in person
  • Maintains accurate employee records, and ensures delivery of health benefits packages in a timely manner
  • Liaises as one of the primary contacts with Record-keeper and National Office regarding all day to day issues that arise with the Pension Plan administration.
  • Oversees the day-to-day administration of the Group Retirement Program, including accurate enrolment / calculations, record-keeping procedures, and related communications with CRC employees and retirees
  • Liaises with all employees for status changes other than termination (maternity leave, unpaid leave of absence, term to permanent full-time, etc), to clarify options, entitlements and related costs, as required.
  • Advises all CRC employees of their eligibility conditions for joining the Pension Plan
  • Qualifications

    The minimum qualifications for this job are Canadian Payroll Certification PCP certification completed or underway and at least three years of relevant experience in payroll, benefits and pension administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Abilities and Skills :

  • Fluency in both official languages (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Experience in bi-weekly payroll, with employment standards in all provinces
  • Experience with collective agreements
  • Experience in pension administration
  • Ability to manage time, deadlines and control situation allowing you to limit stress
  • Ability to systematically analyze information, define problems and draw logical conclusions
  • Ability to manage multiple, shifting priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and monitor work for quality
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to deliver training, either in person or using electronic media
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information
  • Interpersonal skills, with both internal and external audiences
  • Assets :

  • CPM working g towards full Payroll certification
  • HRPA certification completed or underway
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize HRIS systems and other related software packages;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite; Microsoft Excel in particular
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and provincial laws pertaining to benefits administration
  • Knowledge of Payroll; specifically Pay work ADP Payroll system
  • This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

    Working Conditions

  • 35-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • The majority of the work is performed in an office environment.
  • Occasional requirement to work overtime hours, often with short notice.
  • While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position

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