PAYROLL CLERK, FINANCE, NANAIMO, BC
Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference in the lives of patients across the country?
Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll Clerk is responsible for inputting payroll in a timely and accurate manner, bi-weekly. Other responsibilities include assisting with accounts payable.
Role and Responsibilities
- Under the guidance of Payroll Administration, prepare and administer payroll for all company employees on a bi-weekly basis, while auditing payroll processing reports for accuracy
- Ensure that all salaries and wages are paid accurately and in a timely fashion to all company employees
- Handle inquiries arising from questions about payroll
- Process salary increases, bonuses, commissions, employee payroll changes, etc. as directed
- Maintain detailed records and documentation of payroll functions for audit purposes, in accordance with statutory requirements
- As required, monitor holiday and attendance records for business units
- Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
- Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
- Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
- Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and provincial income taxes and Employment Insurance, and workers compensation payments.
- Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
- Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
- Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
- Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Other financial duties as assigned
- Possessing the Payroll Compliance Practitioner designation is an asset
- Minimum of 1 years’ experience preferred
- Knowledge of payroll systems, and internal controls
- Experience in processing of salaries and other forms of compensation
- Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
- Strong work ethic along with a high level of moral judgement for handling confidential information and monetary transactions
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with strong diplomatic, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills in order to manage challenging situations
- Excellent teamwork and team building skills with the ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with departments across the organization, key business partners, and government agencies
- Must have strong problem identification and resolution skills
- Experience with ADP Workforce Now is an asset
- Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Application