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Payroll Administrator

Are you a Payroll Administrator looking to grow your career with a reputable company? Nightingale Electrical is always looking for motivated individuals with a positive attitude to join our team. We are one of the larger non-unionized electrical contracting companies in the Lower Mainland. With 300 + employees and growing, we have been in the business for over 40 years, and pride ourselves on our company’s reputation for delivering reliable, quality work. We are a Health and Safety conscious company that always prioritizes the well-being of our employees. Efficiency is also key to us – our culture is to standardize, streamline and make life easier. Keeping things LEAN!

Some of our most recognized jobs include the Shangri-La hotel in downtown Vancouver, Aldergrove Recreation Centre, IKEA Coquitlam, Jim Pattison Outpatient Hospital, Langley Events Centre, the Canada Post facility in Richmond, Lynn Valley Residence in North Vancouver, Sutter Brook Village Community in Port Moody, Surrey Central Brewing, Tsawwassen Shores, River Green Community, River District Community, and many more! Chances are you have seen many of our residential high-rise buildings, and maybe even live in one of them.

The Position

As the Payroll Administrator, your main duty will be to accurately administer bi-monthly payroll for approximately 250 hourly employees, and 20 salaried employees. The ideal candidate has the attention to detail and urgency required to perform payroll functions that rely on accurate data entry and meeting hard deadlines, but also has an appetite for continual learning and is eager to take on new tasks and provide suggestions and improvements for current processes.


  • Collect and summarize timesheets
  • Analyze and verify that timesheets are accurate based on NEL payroll procedures
  • Ensure overtime approvals are obtained for any OT payment
  • Process and Reconcile employee deductions (i.e. taxable benefits, RRSP contributions, garnishments, etc.)
  • Update and maintain accurate payroll records (i.e. insurance coverage, salary increases)
  • Process new employees (enter individuals into payroll system)
  • Collaborate with HR to ensure ITA hours (apprentice hours) are entered in a timely manner and raises are applied as per pay scale
  • Complete and process requests for pay-related documents including statements and verifications (i.e. lawyer/WorkSafe BC requests for employee pay information) – this will go hand-in-hand with HR
  • Ensure compliance with federal and provincial regulations (i.e. Tax Updates, Employment Standards, Service Canada)
  • Track vacation and sick days for all employees in the payroll system
  • Remit source deductions and monthly RRSP contributions
  • Process employee benefits – collaborate with HR for enrolment and termination and update the taxable benefit schedule via the insurance portal and accounting software
  • Process ROE and Termination of employees in Sage Payroll
  • Remit WorkSafe BC premium and EHT premium, and employee and employer RRSP


  • Previous payroll experience (preferably of at least 100 employees)
  • Business or accounting training (PCP certificate would be an asset)
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledgeable with Sage Payroll or large ERP payroll system
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Good understanding of payroll regulations/requirements and employment standards
  • Extremely accurate with data entry- you always double and triple-check your work!
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Adaptable and flexible, eager and willing to learn
  • Ability to work in a team environment and learn from others
  • Ability to prioritize and meet payroll deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially excel)


  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • In-office gym plus two free personal training sessions per month
  • Company social events
  • Onsite parking
  • Reimbursement for training courses
  • A great team to work with!

If this role is something that you are interested in, we would love to review your application. Apply today by sending a resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

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