Payroll Administrator

Mainroad Corporate Office
Mainroad Group
Full Time

Salary: $57,000-$63,000 / year

The Mainroad Group is an employee-owned company headquartered in the Lower Mainland and recognized as a leader in providing innovative, safe and reliable maintenance, products and construction services for civil infrastructure works across BC and Alberta.

We are looking to add a Payroll Administrator to the Payroll team!

Are you passionate about numbers? Love the thrill of the payroll deadline? Take pride in providing an accurate pay for every employee?

This is a full-time, in-office position based out of Mainroad’s office in Cloverdale. Our payroll team of 7 processes payrolls for our 19 operating companies over two payroll cycles.

The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years current payroll experience is required
  • Payroll certification/designation or working towards
  • Experience processing BC/Alberta payroll is preferred
  • Experience processing unionized payroll is an asset
  • Remarkable knowledge of the principles and practices of a full-cycle payroll
  • Exceptional keyboarding skills
  • Well versed in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent time management and strong ability to prioritize work duties and projects
  • Highly detail orientated
  • Ability to collaborate with internal customers (ie. Employees) and government agencies and can quickly and effectively build strong working relationships
  • Recognized for positive outlook and enthusiastic attitude
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work both independently with little or no supervision

Job duties include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Set up and maintain employee data, wage rates, and job classifications in Mainroad’s payroll system – Explorer Eclipse.
  • Accurately post hours, job classifications, pay codes, and equipment usage from daily timesheets.
  • Prepare payroll reports and remittances on a weekly basis for bi-weekly payrolls.
  • Review payroll journals and pay registers for accuracy and completeness.
  • Process wage garnishment orders, including advising employees and making payments to appropriate government agencies.
  • Calculate remittance of benefits premiums.
  • Respond to payroll inquiries from employees, management and/or government agencies.
  • Fully understand and apply provisions of Mainroad’s collective agreements relating to payroll administration.
  • Respond to payroll inquiries related to interpretations of collective agreements.
  • Prepare new employee personnel files.
  • File payroll registers, payroll journals, employee timecards, T4’s, and monthly payroll reports.
  • Monthly General Ledger reconciliation.

If you are excited to be a part of our dynamic and expanding team, we invite you to apply by submitting your resume via this advertisement, or on our website at Please note, only qualified shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mainroad Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We welcome and respect people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives. We are committed to creating a fair and equitable work environment where everyone can thrive and succeed.