Payroll and Benefits Administrator

David Aplin Job Details

Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Saskatoon, SK


Posted Date: 11/01/2022

Job ID: 9T711055111

Office Professionals

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Payroll Administrator based in Saskatoon.

Reporting to the Controller, the Payroll Administrator will be responsible for preparing and processing Bi-Weekly payroll for hourly employees. Under the guidance of the Controller, tasks may include, but are not limited to, the following areas of responsibility:


  • Create new employee packages containing all necessary forms
  • Enter new employees into ADP and payroll tracking spreadsheet
  • Issue FOBs for new employees
  • Track and enter vacation days for plant employees
  • Run payroll every two weeks which includes the following;
  • Run numerous payroll reports
  • Review roll call sheets against ADP 
  • Send payroll file electronically in ADP
  • Enter boot/vision payments 
  • Enter staff sale deductions
  • Update short term disability amounts as needed
  • Create ROEs as needed
  • File payroll documents either into the payroll binder for each period or into the employee files
  • Calculate and enter wage increases
  •  Answer employee questions related to payroll/benefits


  • Enter Sunlife benefit information for new employees
  • Enter wage increases into Sunlife
  • Compile benefit packages
  • Enroll employees for RRSP program
  • Submit RRSP contributions on a bi-weekly basis


  • Prepare payroll and benefit related journal entries employees
  • Complete and analyze monthly payroll reconciliations

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in payroll, or professional accounting designation
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office; particularly Excel
  • Understanding of and/or experience with the Manufacturing/Distribution Industry also considered an asset
  • Effective written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong ability to multitask, set and achieve priorities, and meet deadlines 
  • Well organized, high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with people and contribute to a team environment 
  • Display a keen sense of initiative, direction, and responsibility

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Tammy Boyko, Managing Consultant, or Carlan Wilbon, Senior Consultant. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian-owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, over four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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