Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator

HR, People & Culture
Benefits Administration
June 25, 2019
Updated on
August 12, 2019
Valid until

Payroll and Benefits Administration for over 450 employees and support of our Quebec market


The Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator is part of an effective team of professionals and offers a unique opportunity to join a national retail company with headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Operating across 9 provinces the Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator plays an important role supporting our Quebec market. 


Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, the Bilingual Payroll and Benefits Administrator is responsible for the administration of the company’s group benefit programs as well as the time and attendance and payroll systems. The Payroll & Benefits Administrator ensures the timely and accurate delivery of payroll while providing essential recordkeeping and reporting functions. 

Key Responsibilities

• Process bi-weekly payroll for 450+ hourly and salaried staff

• Electronic timecard verification

• Download files of accurately approved timecard records to payroll system

• Accurately process monthly commissions and bonuses in accordance with GLENTEL pay plans

• Calculate and process pay adjustments

• Check payroll entries on payroll registers

• Process manual cheques, conduct stop payments and prepare replacement cheques as required

• Administer electronic employee records and paper files for new hires, terminations, salary changes, group health benefit changes and all payroll-related changes

• Maintain employee files and payroll records in a manner which will provide clear audit trails 

• Produce/issue Records of Employment

• Administer group health benefits and group RRSP

• Prepare pay period, month-end and ad-hoc reports as required

• Process garnishment deductions and prepare cheques to various agencies

• Respond to payroll/benefits related inquiries from internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner 

• French translations as required

• Other duties as assigned


• Minimum of 3 years of experience in payroll processing and benefits administration

• Experience processing salaries, bonuses, commissions and other forms of compensation 

• Canadian Payroll Association certification preferred or actively pursuing the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) professional designation

• Basic accounting knowledge an asset

• Knowledge of various provincial employment standard legislation and practices on a national level

• Effective oral and written communication skills – Proficiency in both French and English is required

• Proficiency with payroll programs and applications - Experience with ADP Workforce Now an asset

• Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality in all employment matters including employees’ compensation, benefits and employment/leave status

• Advanced analytical and problem solving skills 

• Ability to prioritize and organize time effectively in order to meet strict deadlines

• Strong interpersonal and team skills 

• Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting

• Proficiency with Microsoft Windows/Microsoft Office applications with intermediate Excel skills

• Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate payroll processing during statutory holidays etc.

Why work for us  

• Competitive compensation

• Extended health and dental benefits

• Annual incentive bonus plan

• Company matching RRSP program

• We believe in supporting the communities in which we serve and encourage our employees to get involved

• We believe in teamwork and are committed to creating a high-performing team that will help GLENTEL provide superior service to our customers


Since 1963, GLENTEL has been creating connections through innovative wireless communications. With a focus on profitable business opportunities and initiatives, we help to inspire people to connect and build strong communities. GLENTEL's Retail Canada Division operates more than 350 retail locations. With headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia, GLENTEL's retail corporate brands include WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, and la cabine T sans fil. In addition, it provides retail management services for Costco Canada – WIRELESS etc… and SANS FIL etc… and Samsung.