Payroll & Benefits Administrator (5131)

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Payroll & Benefits Administrator
Organization:  Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance
Province:  Saskatchewan
Location:  Saskatoon

Established in 1908, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) is a federally regulated property and casualty insurance company built on a foundation of integrity, commitment and superior service. With customers across Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba and annual direct written premiums over $83 million, SMI has been consistently ranked as one of Saskatchewan’s Top 100 Companies.

SMI is looking for a full-time, permanent Payroll & Benefits Administrator to join our team.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Human Resources & Chief Compliance Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for accurate processing, maintaining and updating all payroll and benefits information and records while acting as a resource for employees on inquiries relating to compensation and benefits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process pay on a bi-weekly and year-end basis, including preparation of T4s;
  • Pension, benefits and leave administration;
  • Onboarding and maintaining employee files including payroll records, performance reviews, discipline measures and attendance;
  • Handle employee inquiries regarding payroll and employer provided benefits;
  • Plan and conduct employee presentations and information sessions pertaining to benefits and other relevant matters;
  • Prepare Pension Plan Financial Statements;
  • Research new legislation, benefit products and software applications as necessary;
  • Support HR with tasks and project work as required;
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • A High School diploma combined with a company approved certificate or diploma in payroll and/or benefits;
  • A minimum 5 years payroll experience;
  • Knowledge of payroll processes and procedures, pensions,benefits, employment standards, taxation regulations, computer based attendance and payroll systems including online time entry systems;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and manage multiple tasks and deadlines despite interruption;
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Solid skills in MS Office application;
  • Ability to demonstrate high attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, and work effectively in a team environment.

This position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and professional growth opportunities.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please submit a resume along with a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the position by January 20, 2020 to:

Human Resources

Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company

279 3rd Avenue North




SMI thanks all interested applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.